Snow on the River Wandle
65-1/2" x 65-1/2"
Here's a pattern for a two-block quilt with lots of white and an assortment of fat quarters from my Morris Apprentice collection. I drew it up in EQ and named it "Snow on the River Wandle" because the Morris fabric printing workshop was on the Wandle in England.
Here an artisan is drying printed fabric
rinsed in the river, ca. 1910.
There's a star block. You need 25.
And a stripe block. You need 16.
I used 9" blocks so you can make the stars and stripes out of Layer Cakes.
Layer Cake= 42 squares 10" x 10"
White: 4-1/2 yards (more if you want a border)
Prints: You can get a star out of a Layer Cake square (10" x 10") and 3 [UPDATE 2 STRIPES] stripes per square, so a pack will be more than enough. If you want to buy scrappy yardage buy13 fat quarters.
Rotary Cutting a 9" Finished Star Block
You need 25.
A -Cut 4 white and 1 print square 3-1/2"
B - Cut 4 white squares 3-3/4".
Here's a screen capture from EQ to show you how to cut the triangles. Fold them in half to determine the midpoint and press. (The pink line is a fold; the black lines are the cut.). Then cut the triangles by connecting the corner to the midpoint. Those numbers 63 are the degrees of the angle. You do not need to worry your pretty little head about that.
C - Cut 4 print rectangles 4-1/4" x 2-1/8".
Cut each in half corner to corner.[See the comment about reversing the cut below]
Rotary Cutting a 9" Finished Stripe Block
D - For each block cut 2 white and 1 print rectangles 9-1/2" x 3-1/2".
You need 16 blocks. So cut 32 white strips and 16 print strips.
The Edge Triangles
Cut each with 2 diagonal cuts to make 4 triangles. You need 16 triangles.
For the corners. Cut 2 white squares 7-1/4".
Cut each in half diagonally to make 2 triangles. You need 4 triangles.
Morris workshops at Merton Abbey on the Wandle.