Symmetry (within the block and within the quilt)
is a hallmark of traditional pattern.
Professional pattern designers tried some
innovative asymmetries in the 1930s
like this "Country Gardens" design from Mountain Mist.
Alissa Haight Carltonhttp://www.handmadebyalissa.com/
Asymmetry is a hallmark of today's modern quilt movement.
Lee Heinrich, Shooting Star tophttp://www.freshlypieced.com/
Josee Carrier, Reflection Mini-Quilt
Heather Scrimsher, Refracted Sunset