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Dino Baby Quilt and Pillows

At a Glance:

#6622 Skill Level: Intermediate Time:
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This project features these great brands:

  • Bucilla Logo
  • Bucilla Baby Logo

Other Supplies

1 ½ yd of print fabric for quilt back, Eight (8) fat quarters of assorted color print fabrics, Four (4) yds jumbo rick rack – assorted colors, 1 ½” wide assorted grosgrain ribbon, ⅜” and ½” wide assorted ribbons, Fiberfil, 14” pillow form, Scissors, Pencil, Ruler, Sewing machine and thread, Iron, Fabric glue, Quilt batting


General Instructions

  1. Complete all stitching before cutting blocks apart on the stitch line.
  2. To make the Prairie Points: cut 4” squares from assorted fabrics, fold each square in half to make a triangle and then fold in half again, ending up with all the raw or cut edges on the same side. Iron folded triangle and arrange as shown.
  3. To make the fabric fringe: cut assorted fabrics 2” wide by 8 ½” long. Fold and press short ends ¼” and glue ends down. Fold and press long sides ¼” and now fold in half. Glue sides together.

Instructions for Baby Quilt

  1. After stitching is completed, cut out 4 squares and trim to 15” x 15”.
  2. Cut 2” wide strips from assorted fabrics. Start with one block and sew strips on all sides with ¼” seam allowance.
  3. On second block, sew strips on 3 sides and attach 4th side to first block. Continue to join remaining two blocks in the same manner.
  4. Make 19 Prairie Points to fit the top edge. Sew Prairie Points to right side of quilt with a ¼” seam allowance.
  5. Cut jumbo rickrack to fit quilt side and sew rickrack to side with ¼” seam allowance to right side of quilt – try to just catch the top of the rickrack.
  6. Cut 1 ½” grosgrain ribbons in to 7” lengths. Cut jumbo rickrack to 7” lengths. Place jumbo rickrack on top of grosgrain ribbon and fold in half. Space ribbons ½” apart, pin in place and stitch with ¼” seam allowance on right side of quilt.
  7. Cut assorted sizes of ribbons in to 7” lengths and fold in half. Space ribbons ¼” apart, pin in place and stitch with ¼” seam allowance on right side of quilt.
  8. Cut quilt batting and fabric back to fit quilt top. Place right sides together with batting in middle and stitch with ¼” seam allowance. Leave an opening on one side for turning. Turn quilt right-side out and press. Stitch opening closed. Stitch on printed line for quilting layers together.
  9. Fold fabric fringe strips in half, insert loop thru rickrack hole and pull ends through the loop.

 Instructions for Shaped Pillow (After stitching and quilting is completed) 

  1. Use a pencil to lightly trace approximately 1 ½” around dinosaur shape, following contours as close as possible. Cut out on the pencil line.
  2. Using ?” ribbons, cut in 7” lengths and fold in half. Pin ribbons as shown to right side of fabric.
  3. Place backing fabric and cut out dinosaur right sides together and cut backing fabric to dinosaur shape. Stitch with a ¼” seam allowance, leaving an opening for turning. Turn and stuff with fiberfill. Stitch opening closed.

Instructions for Square Pillow (After stitching and quilting is completed)

  1. Cut stitched square and backing fabric to a 15” square.
  2. Following same instructions for the quilt, arrange seven (7) Prairie Points on one side, rickrack with fabric fringe on second side, folded grosgrain ribbon with rickrack on third side and folded ?” ribbons on fourth side.
  3. Stitch pillow with right sides together, leaving an opening on one side to insert pillow form.
  4. Turn right side out and insert pillow form. Stitch opening closed.
  5. Add fabric fringe to rickrack side, as noted above.

Disclaimer: The information found in each project is presented in good faith, but no warranty is given, nor results guaranteed, nor is freedom from any patent to be inferred. Since we have no control over physical conditions surrounding the application of information herein contained, Plaid Enterprises, Inc. disclaims any liability for untoward results.

Important: Please be sure to thoroughly read the instructions for all products, paying particular attention to all cautions and warnings shown to ensure the proper and safe use of the product.

Copyright: All Rights Reserved. No part of this Project may be reproduced in any form without permission in writing, except for your personal use, except by reviewer, who may in reviewing this project, quote brief passages in a magazine or newspaper.

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