And this + and x quilt, finished last fall, is a favorite example.
It all started with Badskirt's tutorial for the Japanese + and x block, as well as seeing Jessica's version at the Atlanta retreat.
So, back in November 2012, I started making blocks.
I received some orphan blocks from Val and Ambernoel, which I incorporated into the mix.
After finishing the top, I found a fun backing fabric in the new Lush Uptown line.
Those paint by number birds work so well with the scrappy front.
My only complaint? It's not big enough. Each block is 7.5" unfinished, and at 56 blocks, this quilt is approximately 49" x 56". Maybe there will be another in my future.