Here is my version of one from the book: (plate 76 on Page 107, Circa 1910)
The book says "Notice how the addition of just one white square at the center of the quilt changes the format from four distinct blocks to one that has a tessellated appearance of red and white crosses." I love the simplicity of this quilt.
The original quilt is backed with another pieced layer of two alternating prints. I am going to make a backing of squares of these two fabrics:
The little squares on the front are 1.25" square and the borders will finish at 2.5 ", so the doll quilt will be about 14"x 14" when finished. The original had narrower side borders, and finished size was 14.5" x 12". I like the borders the same width all the way around.
I will post about it again when finished, but I thought you'd like to see what I'm working on.