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Under the Sea

Bright prints, batiks, and stripes shape each “catch of the day” with no two alike; staked buttons provide fun, google-eyed expressions. 


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Designer: Mary Lou Weidman



•    1 yard total assorted blue prints (blocks, inner border, binding)

•    1⁄4 yard bright green print (middle border)

•    1⁄2 yard blue-and-green batik (outer border)

•    Scraps of assorted green, purple, orange, and yellow prints (blocks)

•    Scraps of four purple-and-orange prints (blocks)

•    Scraps of two multicolor stripes (blocks)

•    Scraps of two pink plaids (blocks)

•    Scrap of yellow-and-orange batik (blocks)

•    Scrap each of yellow-and-orange and purple polka dot (blocks)

•    Scrap of bright floral (blocks)

•    1-1⁄4 yards backing fabric

•    42" square batting

•    29—3⁄8"-diameter assorted white buttons (bubbles)

•    15—3⁄8"- to 7⁄8"-diameter assorted buttons (eyes)


Finished quilt: 36" square 


Quantities are for44/45"-wide, 100% cotton fabrics. Measurements include 1⁄4" seam allowances. Sew with right sides together unless otherwise stated.