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The Jungle Book 2021 Quilt Along

Welcome to the Jungle! We are thrilled to have you here for our Quilt Along! The Jungle Book Quilt Along is Mix & Match! The final quilt pattern calls for 10 or 12 unique blocks (depending on which layout you use), but a total of 20 patterns will be included in the Quilt Along to allow you to choose your favorite characters! 

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About this Event:

  • The Jungle Book Quilt Along (#JungleBookQAL) was designed by Jennifer Larimore (@NerdyNQuilty). It is hosted on the Nerdy Quilter website by Jennifer Larimore of www.NerdyQuilter.com

  • The Jungle Book Quilt Along will run from July - September 2021. Patterns will be posted weekly on Mondays starting July 5, 2021.  

  • Each pattern has been tested for accuracy. Pattern testers for this event include: Sophie d'Alès, Claire Coulsell, Regina Cotton, JoAnn Cottle, Jennifer Mattix, Tanya Hipfner Deutsch, Michelle Manderscheid, Isabelle Engel, Courtney Dreibelbis, Terri McLellan, Jacqueline Sasi, Shawn King, Ingrid Conrad, and Jennifer Larimore. 

  • This event includes free patterns as well as piecing instructions for the quilt top. Two variations of the final quilt for the Quilt Along are included; both finish 59" x 76". Feel free to design your own quilt layout for the patterns! 

  • All patterns are foundation paper pieced. The sashing and borders of the quilt use traditional quilting techniques.  

  • The patterns for this Quilt Along are mix & match! Choose your favorite characters to make your quilt unique!

  • The pattern sizes for each block corresponds with the layout shown - all blocks are 15” square. Assembly to be included at the end. 

  • Patterns are rated 1 out of 5 by difficulty (1 being the simplest, 5 being the most complex).

 

More Helpful Information:

  • These patterns are free for your personal and non-profit use only. Not to be used for manufacture or distribution. Sale of these patterns or quilts made from these patterns is prohibited. No infringement of any kind is intended. 

  • For best results with paper pieced patterns, print with NO SCALING. In Google Drive, uncheck “fit to page.” See your printer instructions for more details if needed.

  • Fabric amounts are estimates and are provided as a courtesy. Actual amounts may vary depending on your paper piecing technique.

  • Join The Jungle Book Quilt Along Facebook Group to share your finished blocks, see what others are making, support during the quilt along, and more! 

  • Posting on social media? Mark you photos #JungleBookQAL, @NerdyNQuilty, #NerdyQuilter!

Week 4

July 26, 2021

Welcome to Week 4 of the Jungle Book QAL! How's ready for some elephants? Two new patterns will be released this week: Colonel Hathi & Hathi Jr! The difficulty rating of both these patterns has been rated at a 3, out of 5, by our wonderful pattern testers (see the bananas below each pattern for their designated difficulty). 

 

Click the pattern name or image below for the pattern PDF.  For best results with paper pieced patterns, print with NO SCALING or uncheck “fit to page.” Posting on other social media, such as Instagram? Mark you photos #JungleBookQAL, @NerdyNQuilty, #NerdyQuilter! These patterns are free for your personal and non-profit use only. Not to be used for manufacture or distribution. Sale of these patterns or quilts made from these patterns is prohibited. No infringement of any kind is intended. 

Colonel Hathi_TESTED_Sophie Masson.jpg

Colonel Hathi

Finishes 15" wide x 15" tall

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Week 3

July 19, 2021

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Hathi Jr.

Finishes 15" wide x 15" tall

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Welcome to Week 3 of the Jungle Book QAL! Two new patterns will be released this week: Buzzy and Dizzy! "What we gonna do? I don't know. What you wanna do?" The difficulty rating of both these patterns has been rated at a 4, out of 5, by our wonderful pattern testers (see the bananas below each pattern for their designated difficulty). 

 

Click the pattern name or image below for the pattern PDF.  For best results with paper pieced patterns, print with NO SCALING or uncheck “fit to page.” Posting on other social media, such as Instagram? Mark you photos #JungleBookQAL, @NerdyNQuilty, #NerdyQuilter! These patterns are free for your personal and non-profit use only. Not to be used for manufacture or distribution. Sale of these patterns or quilts made from these patterns is prohibited. No infringement of any kind is intended. 

Buzzy_TESTED_Sophie Masson.jpg

Buzzy

Finishes 15" wide x 15" tall

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Week 2

July 12, 2021

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Dizzy

Finishes 15" wide x 15" tall

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Welcome to Week 2 of the Jungle Book QAL! We are releasing Week 2's patterns a few days early! Two new patterns will be released this week: Akela and King Louie. The difficulty rating of these patterns has been rated at a 3 and 2 by our wonderful pattern testers (see the bananas below each pattern for their designated difficulty). 

 

Click the pattern name or image below for the pattern PDF.  For best results with paper pieced patterns, print with NO SCALING or uncheck “fit to page.” Posting on other social media, such as Instagram? Mark you photos #JungleBookQAL, @NerdyNQuilty, #NerdyQuilter! These patterns are free for your personal and non-profit use only. Not to be used for manufacture or distribution. Sale of these patterns or quilts made from these patterns is prohibited. No infringement of any kind is intended. 

Akela_TESTED_Claire Coulsell.jpeg

Akela

Finishes 15" wide x 15" tall

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King Louie_TESTED_Claire Coulsell.jpeg

King Louie

Finishes 15" wide x 15" tall

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Week 1

July 5, 2021

Four new patterns are being released this week! The remaining weeks will only have two patterns released at a time. The difficulty of Week 1's patterns have been rated at 3 and 4 by our pattern testers (see the bananas below each pattern for their designated difficulty). Click the pattern name or image below for the pattern PDF.  For best results with paper pieced patterns, print with NO SCALING or uncheck “fit to page.” 

Please feel free to join The Jungle Book Quilt Along Facebook Group to share your finished blocks, see what others are making, support during the quilt along, and more! Posting on other social media, like Instagram? Mark you photos #JungleBookQAL, @NerdyNQuilty, #NerdyQuilter! These patterns are free for your personal and non-profit use only. Not to be used for manufacture or distribution. Sale of these patterns or quilts made from these patterns is prohibited. No infringement of any kind is intended. 

Baloo_TESTED_Regina Cotton.jpg

Baloo

Finishes 15" wide x 15" tall

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Bagheera_TESTED_Sophie Masson.jpg

Bagheera

Finishes 15" wide x 15" tall

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Logo-English_TESTED_Shawn King.jpg

Logo - English

Finishes 49" wide x 15" tall

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German Logo_TESTED_Ingrid Conrad.JPG

Logo - German

Finishes 49" wide x 15" tall

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Fabric Requirements

The approximate fabric requirements for the quilt are listed in the table. These fabric amounts will ensure some extra material, incase mistakes are made.

 

Note: fabric requirements for the individual character blocks are not included due to the "Mix & Match" nature of the quilt. Use the link below to look up how much fabric is required for each individual character block.

 

Individual Character Block Fabric Requirements (CLICK HERE)

Final Pattern - Overall Fabric Requireme

Quilt Layouts

Layout 1: Finishes 59" x 76" 

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Layout 2: Finishes 59" x 76" 

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Pattern Schedule: 

  • Week 1, July 5th: Baloo, Bagheera, & Logo 

  • Week 2, July 12th: Akela & King Louie 

  • Week 3, July 19th: Buzzy & Dizzy

  • Week 4, July 26th: Colonel Hathi & Hathi Jr. 

  • Week 5, August 2nd: Flaps & Ziggy 

  • Week 6, August 9th: Grey & Raksha 

  • Week 7, August 16th: Kaa & Kaa 2

  • Week 8, August 23rd: Shere Kahn & Winifred 

  • Week 9, August 30th: Mowgli & Shanti 

  • Week 10, September 6th: Wrap Up & Final Assembly