We did this wonderful quilt as a Block of the Week the summer of 2012. It is done on flannel backgrounds with wool applique for the blocks and borders. It will measure 52" x 66" and has 10" blocks set on point. 4 yards would be needed to complete the project for the background.
Please look at Related Items for a list of threads recommended.
Please note that if you are buying threads individually, you will need 6-#8 Valdani 0196, along with 1 ball of the following #12-078 and 0196