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Born to Be Wild

For a snuggly baby quilt, use flannel featuring cute animals and pastel colors to create radiating diamonds. Fabrics are from the Baby Flannel collection by Michael Miller Fabrics.


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Inspired by Buried Treasure from designer April Rosenthal

Quilt tester: Laura Boehnke



•    1⁄2 yard solid yellow and solid pink (blocks, inner border)

•    1⁄4 yard of white chick print (blocks)

•    1⁄3 yard each of solid green and white whale print (blocks)

•    1⁄4 yard each of blue bunny print, purple elephant print, pink lamb print, and pink bunny print (blocks)

•    3⁄8 yard solid pink (blocks)

•    2⁄3 yard stripe (outer border)

•    1⁄2 yard binding fabric

•    27⁄8 yards backing fabric

•    51" square batting


Finished quilt: 42-1⁄2" square

Finished block: 8" square


Yardages and cutting instructions are based on 42" of usable fabric width.

Measurements include 1⁄4" seam allowances. Sew with right sides together unless otherwise stated.

Press seams in directions indicated by arrows on diagrams. If no direction is specified, press seam toward darker fabric.