This week, I am playing with the Wedding Ring quilt block, found in the perpetual calendar, 365 Quilt Blocks a Year by Nancy Martin.
On the left, a traditional blue and white block is pictured. On the right, a more dramatic color scheme is shown.
Wedding Ring is drafted from a 5 x 5 grid.
Here is how the traditional colored block looks in a straight set:
And again, with sashing strips added:
The two-color quilt is soft and pretty, but what happens when we’re feeling dramatic?
I created alternate blocks by eliminating a few lines from the Wedding Ring quilt block.
Soft and pretty Wedding Ring set on point:
And again, set on point with alternate blocks created by simply eliminating lines from the Wedding Ring quilt block:
The next three variations are for the drama queen in all of us:
I think my favorite is #6, but I’m fickle…I could change my mind, as I often do, when I try different settings, color schemes, and blocks. Fortunately, Electric Quilt makes quilt designing easy and fun.
Which is your favorite?