The pattern was given its name by Mabel Obenchain of Famous Features, a syndicated, mail-order source that began in the 1940's. The pattern was called simply, White House, by Nancy Cabot in 1937. At the time, Eleanor Roosevelt was in the White House with her husband, Franklin D. Roosevelt.
Fabric Selection: Select four color families for Corner Squares, Triangle Squares, and Nine-Patches. Use simple background fabrics.