Japanese Quilt Blocks to Mix & Match, and it's full of 9" block patterns ranging from very basic to very intricate. I wouldn't say I'm "into" Asian decor or anything, but something about these blocks -- maybe the simplicity, the stark use of solid colors, the intricacy, the effect of repeated patterns -- really speak to me. I pored over this book while I was recovering from surgery and couldn't wait to make a few of the blocks. Well, this past weekend I was able to make four of them, and here they are:
ALQS2 swap quilt ... well, that was my original intent, but I'm quite tempted to keep going and make myself a larger quilt from these blocks.