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Checkerboard Squares

Square-in-a-square blocks set on point are surrounded by a striking blue toile to create a timeless, treasured quilt.


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Inspired by quilt design of Sandy Bonsib
From American Patchwork & Quilting, April 2000

7/8 yard total of assorted dark prints for blocks
1 yard total of assorted light prints for blocks
3-1/2 yards of navy print for blocks and outer border
1-7/8 yards of blue print for blocks and inner border
2-1/3 yards of blue toile for blocks, setting squares and triangles, and corner triangles
3/4 yard of dark blue print for binding
7-1/4 yards of backing fabric
86x99" of quilt batting

Finished quilt top: 79-3/4x92-1/2"
Finished block: 9" square

Quantities specified for 44/45"-wide, 100% cotton fabrics. All measurements include a 1/4" seam allowance. Sew with right sides together unless otherwise stated.