Can Make Wonderful Quilts
I can't imagine anyone not wanting to design her own quilt. It's not hard to do. Especially if you start with a simple block.
You can use it to make other blocks, so you might prefer to think of it as a unit. I choose to think of it as a block.
In either case, you can use the unit (or block) and the blocks you make from it to design your own quilts.
Here are a few I designed using this block (or unit).
You don't need a fancy block to design a quilt you like.
All you really need is a simple block you can play with.