Free Safari Jungle Baby Quilts Patterns and Fabrics

After being bombarded with questions for how to make jungle baby quilts and requests for jungle theme baby quilt patterns, fabrics and quilt blocks, I felt that it was time for me to gather as much information as I could to put within easy reach of my readers.

Please see our list of recommended baby quilting fabrics that can be used to make jungle baby quilts and others.

But before we go any further I should prepare you for the possibility that one page of instructions or that one baby quilt pattern will simply not cover what you may have in mind.

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To be clear, "jungle quilts", cover a lot of territory. The jungle is a very big place filled with more wild birds, animals and exotic critters than any zoo on the planet can lay claim to much less fit on one small crib quilt. For that reason, you may have to narrow or refine your search for recommended patterns or jungle quilting fabric to include a specific group of wild animals or perhaps feature one specific species like monkeys, elephants or giraffes.

Resources for Free Jungle Quilt Patterns

Some of the jungle quilt pattern pieces and instructions are for full size quilts rather than crib quilts, but most would be easily modified into sizes suitable for a baby gift.

zoo animal patchwork jungle baby quilt pattern
This zoo animal baby quilt is an applique quilt pattern with outlines for appliqued monkeys, parrots, kangaroos, giraffes, lions, tigers, elephants and more. The zoo animals are framed in a shaded, baby blocks border. The mitered corners and detailed jungle animal appliques might be too advanced for a beginner.

Make this sock monkey baby quilt using this combination of sock monkey quilting fabrics. There are several easy monkey baby quilt patterns for beginners on this page.

zoo animal patchwork jungle elephant pieced baby quilt pattern

This elephant baby quilt has a center medallion quilt block that is based on the classic snail's trail pattern. The pattern is downloadable, but the owner requests a payment of $8 as she gives a portion of her profits to an organization that cares for elephants.

This baby quilt called "the Jungle Rama" could be used as a quilted wall hanging. There are a lot of pieces to this pattern.

Does your baby have a favorite jungle theme baby quilt or would you have a pattern for a quilt with appliqued jungle animals that you would like to share? Please upload your pictures of jungle baby quilts using the form below.


Have you got a picture of a homemade baby quilt or a favorite pattern that you would like to share?

Some quilting enthusiasts, rather than being excited over the broad range of quilting fabrics that are appropriate for piecing jungle baby quilts, let the large selection bog them down in confusion over which one is best. The answer to this question is that there is no best animal to highlight for a jungle theme baby quilt. All baby animals are cute and infants seem to love sharing a room with them.

However, if baby that is to receive your jungle baby quilt as a gift has a crib that is decorated in pink or blue elephants I would suggest that you consider piecing your quilt using elephant quilt patterns or making your four patch quilt blocks from elephant pattern fabric. The same goes for any other jungle theme baby quilt. Visit the baby's nursery if you can to get ideas as to whether a safari theme quilt, a zoo baby quilt or fabrics that showcase a particular jungle animal would be the best fit.

A lot of hours and a lot of love will be sewn into your jungle baby quilt. To spend a little time on research to assist you in the selection of attractive baby quilt fabrics and patterns just makes good sense.

Take a peek at the nursery picture gallery here on Unique Baby Gear Ideas to see many examples of nurseries decorated with quilted projects. The moms that sent in the photos can teach us a thing or two about mixing and matching tropical print fabrics, colors and patterns and what kind of nursery decor looks best with jungle baby quilts.

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