I had all the fixings to make POC (patchwork of the crosses), but the fact is that I really don't like fussy cutting, and I think the prettiest of these are fussy cut. So I played around with my little elongated hexies and squares and here are some of my ideas:
Those are all kind of like a POC block. Here's what else I tried:
I found some lovely Grunge by Moda in the Blitzen collection, and that's what the octies are resting on.
Each octy is 3.5" with that cute little 1" block in the middle of each one. Here's what one looks like on the back of my hand.