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Kids' Strippy Quilt

For a quick-and-easy quilt, utilize prints, panels, and border prints from The Very Hungry Caterpillar collection by Eric Carle for Andover Fabrics. Use the large-scale prints to fill big areas, fussy-cutting the prints to highlight graphic images.


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Inspired by "Tricks and Treats" from designer Linda Lum DeBono
Quiltmaker: Laura Boehnke

1—9x22" piece (fat eighth) teal print (checkerboard units)
1—18x22" piece (fat quarter) white caterpillar print (checkerboard units)
1—9x22" piece (fat eighth) orange print (checkerboard units)
1—9x22" piece (fat eighth) purple print (checkerboard units)
1 yard fruit-and-food border print
3/4 yard insect panel print
1-1/8 yards multicolor dot (sashing, border, binding)
2-1/2 yards backing fabric
44x53" batting

Finished quilt: 37-1/2x46-1/4"

Quantities are for 44/45"-wide, 100% cotton fabrics. Measurements include 1/4" seam allowances. Sew with right sides together unless otherwise stated.