• bible sitting next to a teapot

    Whitman Mission

    National Historic Site Washington

Design Your Own Quilt Block

3 by 3 grid for use in designing a quilt block


  • Make different patterns by dividing the squares into triangles.
  • Make different patterns by drawing an X through each square or through some of the squares.
  • Color each patch a different color.
  • Use two colors and make a checkerboard pattern.
  • If you have a patchwork quilt at home, draw that pattern.
  • Make up your very own pattern and color it in your favorite colors.

From Whitman Mission Teacher's Guide, 2004

Did You Know?

singing sparrow

Over 200 different species of birds can be found at Whitman Mission National Historic Site. A large proportion of these are migratory and wintering birds indicating the importance of the 139-acre parcel as a stop over for those species. More...