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You may need to use scripting to create the pattern exactly. Both Sketch and Illustrator can be controlled via scripts You can find the formula and some sample rendering at Wolfram Alpha. If you pay for the pro subscription, you can also directly download the tiling bit of the pattern in multiple formats. Not really a complete answer, but hopefully this'll ...
Don't give the top rectangle a border, instead use Fills. Select all objects Click on Union ( Layer>Combine>Union) or ⌥⌘U
You have two basic options: You can double click on the layer in Layer tab -> Layer style -> Color Overlay or You can change the color if you select your shape layer and up there you will see the shape tollbar. Fill option sets the color of the shape. Hope it helps.
Not knowing how you are drawing the rectangles here is what I will suggest: Where you want the first rectangle, create a selection with rectangular marquee tool While the selection is still active, drag guides from the left and from the top to snap to the edges of the selection, you should have four guides intersecting at four corners of the selection Now, ...
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