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Dinosaur Quilt Pattern



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Make a cuddly quilt full of adorable dinosaurs stomping through a prehistoric landscape!

This is exclusively available as a PDF pattern, delivered instantly and ready to print onto letter-size paper or fusible adhesive sheets. No shipping costs and no waiting!

With detailed instructions, step by step photos, and video tutorials, this versatile pattern is easy enough for beginners. Use it to make quilts, pillows, wall hangings, tote bags and more!

Perfect for a dinosaur-themed nursery or kids room.

Pattern Details

You get. . .

  • A digital pattern delivered by email. (If you're not sure what a PDF pattern is, you'll find more info here.)
  • Patterns for nine different dinosaurs and an assortment of landscape details - clouds, volcanoes and mix & match plants.
  • Full sized applique patterns so there’s no enlarging needed
  • Reversed and exploded appliqué patterns to print directly onto freezer paper or fusible adhesive. No tracing! 
  • Detailed instructions and lots of step by step photos – you’ll never feel lost or wonder if you’re doing it right.
  • Detailed cutting instructions for crib, nap and twin sized quilts.
  • Instructions for assembling the quilt – layering, basting, quilting and binding – with links to videos for all of them - including links to Quilt As You Go videos.
  • Links to videos teaching you all the skills you’ll need to complete the project. It’s a workshop disguised as a pattern!


    The blocks finish at 10" square. The pattern includes detailed instructions for the following sizes. . .

    • crib (50" square)
    • napping (50" x 60") - this is my favorite size for on the couch
    • twin (70" x 90")


      Easy! It’s great for beginners, and a fun and relaxing project for more experienced stitchers. If you can use your sewing machine, you have the skills you need to make this cute and cuddly dinosaur quilt.

      I used appliqué with fusible adhesive and Quilt As You Go to make a super easy quilt - almost all done on the machine. The pattern also includes links to videos teaching needle turn appliqué and machine appliqué with freezer paper, in case you prefer those methods.

      Materials Needed

      You can find links to sources for many of my favorite tools and supplies here.

      If you're making a quilt in one of my standard sizes, here are recommended fabric amounts needed.

      Crib Size (50" square)

      • 1 1/3 yard each of blue and green background fabrics (2 2/3 yards total for solid backgrounds)
      • assorted prints for the appliques (get at least 7 fat quarters, but you’ll probably want more for variety)
      • 3/4 yard for sashing
      • 2 1/2 yards for backing (or 1 1/2 yards Cuddle Fleece)
      • 1/2 yard for binding

      Napping Size (50" x 60")

      • 1 2/3 yard each of blue and green background fabrics (3 1/3 yards total for solid backgrounds)
      • a ssorted prints for the appliques (get at least 8 fat quarters, but you’ll probably want more for variety)
      • 3/4 yard for sashing
      • 4 yards for backing (or 2 yards Cuddle Fleece)
      • 1/2 yard for binding

      Twin Size (70" x 90")

      • 3 1/3 yards each of blue and green background fabrics (6 2/3 yards total for solid backgrounds)
      • a ssorted prints for the appliques (get at least 16 fat quarters, but you’ll probably want more for variety)
      • 1 1/2 yards for sashing
      • 5 yards for backing (or 4 yards Cuddle Fleece)
      • 5/8 yard for binding

      You'll find materials lists for additional quilt sizes here.

      Other Materials

      • batting (I love Warm & Natural 100% cotton batting)
      • fusible adhesive (if using my favorite appliqué with fusible adhesive technique) - I use Heat & Bond Lite for all my quilts

      This pattern is not available for commercial resale. That means you may not copy and sell or digitally distribute the pattern or any variation of the pattern

      For example, you may not print the pattern and sell those copies.

      You may not use the designs in the pattern to create and sell an embroidery pattern, or acrylic templates of all the pieces in the pattern.


      You may, however, sell anything you make with Shiny Happy World patterns as long as you are the one making it.

      For example, if you're using this pattern to make pillows which you sell at a craft fair or in an online shop, that's great!


      If you're hiring out any part of the process, please get in touch and we'll work out a fair licensing agreement.

      For example, if you want to hire someone to sew those pillows, or if you want to have the design printed on fabric that you sew into pillows, those two scenarios would require a licensing agreement. Get in touch! I'm easy to talk to. :-)

        Customer Reviews

        Based on 16 reviews
        Lisa Saienga
        Soooo easy and fun!!

        First time making a quilt. It was so easy and fun. The pattern includes so much helpful information, videos and pictures, and step by step instructions. My quilt turned out so nice that a gifted it to a friend for a baby shower. Looking forward to doing another one!

        Jamie Delehant
        Dinosaur Pattern

        All of Wendy’s patterns are adorable, and they are written so well that it is nearly impossible to make a ‘bad’ quilt. She is an awesome teacher!

        Laura Gerstner

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        Susan Coleman
        My Dinosaur quilt

        I have only just started this, it will be my third one from Shiny Happy world, actually my fourth but the third one purchased…I love all the help and info given…there is so much support, and the videos are amazing…great place to deal with