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These quilts either repeat a traditional quilt in silk (Mennonite Bow Tie, Red Pickle Dish)
or incorporate a traditional block in a novel way with respect to design and colour.

  Reinventing the Wheel Playtime Mennonite Bow Tie Silk Journey  

  Snowballs in July Red Pickle Dish Haberdashery  
  Optical illusion quilts have been around for at least a century and a half but have a high impact modern look. Like many of the Tradition-Based quilts, some Optical Illusion pieces use a diagonal element to attain cohesiveness.
  Roman Holiday Joy of Geometry Hexagon Tiling the Plane