Super smart way to do a multicolor applique. I can see making alternating squares of applique and pieced blocks using the same fabrics to make a quilt, or this would be great on pillows, tote bags etc.
Try this house quilt block pattern to stitch easy, template-free houses. All patchwork is rotary cut and quick pieced -- and a breeze to assemble.: How to Make House Quilt BlocksHow to Make a House Quilt Block