They had the design floor.
Which is the way I usually work.
I found this picture on eBay. Perhaps one person started it
and another person decided to sell the whole mess.
It seems to be pieced of squares.
Without a wall to arrange it on....selling was probably the best idea.
Bowtie Quilt from the West Virginia project & the Quilt Index
The basic of repeat pattern is you set up a rhythm and follow it.
But sometimes it's better if you don't.
I found three good examples at the West Virginia Project's section at the Quilt Index.
This was a good idea. It's the same block shaded in two
different ways---one shading is high contrast red & white;
the other low contrast 1940s prints.
The plan was probably to alternate them
A fabulous red and white composition.
Here's the basic repeat
Just two rectangles.
Just three rectangles, and yet....
Browse through the West Virginia project's files at the Quilt Index. There are 4,424 quilts up there.