8 Pet Quilt Patterns to Celebrate the Love of Your 4-Legged Friend

We sure do adore our pets, don’t we? They add so much to our homes and lives, and they really can feel like part of the family. Let’s pair our fondness for pets with our love for quilting to make a beautiful patchwork creation or two for the home.

Here are 8 adorable quilt patterns to celebrate your love for the dog, cat or even fish in your home.

Quilt Feating Dogs - Pattern on Craftsy Photo via srodenmayer

Dog Days

Hey dog lovers, this one is for you! The Dog Days quilt pattern features 20 different breeds. Full-size templates are included with the pattern, which details how to make the blocks. They can be constructed by hand or machine appliqué.

Mug Rug Featuring Dogs - Craftsy Member Pattern
Photo via The Patchsmith

Scottie Dog

A morning cup of coffee can be a whole lot cuter with the Scottie Dog mug rug. This is a quick project that features both basic appliqué and piecing. Simply adjust the color scheme to make the mini quilt gender suitable. The finished mug rug measures 8.5″ x 4.5″.

Colorful Patterned Cat and Dog Quilt Photo via Kim Jamieson-Hi

Posh Pets

Cats or dogs? Try out this pattern if you can’t decide between the two. Charm squares can be used to piece the background, and the furry pets are appliquéd with fusible web. Use the finished quilt measuring 31” x 40” as a lap quilt, baby quilt, or a wall hanging.

Patched Cat Quilt - Craftsy Member PatternPhoto via Red Boots

Red Cat Blue Cat

Charming cats surround traditional 9-patch blocks in the Red Cat Blue Cat quilt. Any cat lover would love this one! Choose your favorite colors to personalize the large throw measuring 75.5” square.

Black Cat Mug Rug - Quilting Pattern at Craftsy.comPhoto via Darlee

Cat and Mouse

Add a bit of fun to your computer work with the Cat and Mouse pattern. This sweet little mini quilt would make a playful mouse pad, coaster or mug rug.

Photo via Kristin Lawson


Not everyone appreciates furry pets in the home, so here are some quilts for fish lovers! Make a bright and bold fish quilt out of your favorite colorful quilting fabric. The pattern will help you sew a large throw measuring 63” x 78”, and fabric requirements for three other sizes are also listed.

School of Fist Quilt - Craftsy Member PatternPhoto via The Tulip Patch

Skipping School

What baby or toddler doesn’t love goldfish? This adorable pattern is made of the classic Drunkard’s path block. There is a template included, or the pieces can be cut from a fabric acrylic die cutter.

Flying Geese "Fish" Quilt - Craftsy Photo via Freshly Pieced

Kissing Fish

Last but not least is the Kissing Fish baby quilt pattern, which is FREE for you! This is a great quilt to sew from scraps, and each kissing fish is made of a 6″ print square and some solid white fabric.

Can’t get enough pet quilt patterns? You’ll also love our roundups of cat quilts and dog quilts.

Are you a pet lover? What is your favorite pattern? Please share!

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  1. Keitha Swaim
    Keitha Swaim

    Why can’t I find your baby quilt pattern with appliqués dogs that is shown on your internet advertisement?

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      Hello Keitha,

      Thank you for contacting us. I apologize, I am unsure of the pattern your referring too. If you want to forward a screen shot to craftsy@program-director.net. We can look deeper into your question.

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