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Ice and Snow Table Topper

Icy-blue prints stand out against a snow-white background in a winter table topper. Fabrics are from the Roly-Poly Snowmen collection by Robin Kingsley of Bird Brain Designs for Maywood Studio.


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Inspired by Shiny Brights by designer Allison Jensen of Woodberry Way

Quilt tester: Janet Klockenga



Yardages and cutting instructions are based on 42" of usable fabric width.


  • 7⁄8 yard solid white (blocks, setting triangles, corner triangles)
  • 1 yard total assorted blue prints (blocks)
  • 3⁄8 yard binding fabric
  • 1-1⁄8 yards backing fabric
  • 37" square batting


Finished quilt: 28-1⁄2"
Finished block: 10" square


Cut Fabrics

Cut pieces in the following order. If you prefer to make your triangle-squares larger than necessary and trim them to size after piecing, cut 3-1⁄2" squares instead of the 3-3⁄8" squares specified here.


From solid white, cut:

  • 1—15-3⁄8" square, cutting it diagonally twice in an X for 4 setting triangles total
  • 2—8" squares, cutting each diagonally in half for 4 corner triangles total
  • 5—5-1⁄2" squares
  • 10—3-3⁄8" squares
  • 40—3" squares

From assorted blue prints, cut:

  • 10—3-3⁄8" squares (five sets of two matching squares)
  • 20—3 ×5-1⁄2" rectangles (five sets of four matching squares)
  • 20—3" squares (five sets of four matching squares)

From binding fabric, cut:

  • 4—2-1⁄2 ×42" binding strips