This week, I played with the Spinning Tops quilt block; also from the Nancy Martin’s Perpetual Calendar.
Spinning Tops is drawn with a 5 x 5 grid.
Get ready for bold color!
Spinning Tops set side-by-side in a straight set:
A little space was created by eliminating the four inner squares of the block and using this variation as an alternate with the Spinning Tops:
Again, creating an alternate block by eliminating elements from the Spinning Top quilt block:
Spinning Tops set on point:
Yet another variation set in the center and then surrounded by the Spinning Tops blocks:
The black in the corners is very bold. Perhaps too bold and overpowering for an already bold design. I think I’d break that up a bit.
Here is one possibility:
I don’t like it. Maybe I should’ve left the color in the border.
Fortunately, Electric Quilt makes it easy for me to try lots of options!