Saturday, December 26, 2009

Playing with Blocks

Oh Susannah

Oh Susannah blocks are based on this outline pattern.

What if I use the outline pattern but lose some of the symmetry by coloring the block like this.

This is definitely not a traditional Oh Susannah block.

What if I place 4 of these Oh Susannah blocks with their red edges facing inwards and their corners touching.

I can fill the empty spaces with a simple pattern.

When I color the spaces using colors that match my block, I get this quilt motif.

I can then repeat the motif as part of a quilt.

There is lots of room here to do some interesting quilting.

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