I’ve been playing with the Anvil Quilt Block.
I drew it with a 4 x 4 grid.
If you have BlockBase, it is #2645, but it is not difficult to draw, and is good practice.
Here is what the Anvil quilt block looks like set side by side in a straight set:
Still side by side in a straight set, but the colors have been changed up. Some of the blocks are rotated as well:
Still using only the Anvil block, the next design looks like arrows:
I like it!
Adding sashing strips does make the quilt larger (a popular technique), but I don’t find it very exciting:
I have added a plain block, and a variation drawn from the Anvil quilt block, to the next design. I find this a lot more interesting:
Two more designs:
Which is your favorite? Why? Which is your least favorite? Why?
We’ll see what playing with the Anvil quilt block on point turns up next week.