Monday, June 11, 2018

What is This Pattern Called?

I had a friend today asking what the name of this pattern is called.   It is definitely a hexagon shaped design, but is there a specific name for this particular design?  Anybody know?

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Update!   Thank you to Vireya for identifying this pattern for us!  She shared:

Jinny Beyer's "Quilter's Album of Patchwork Patterns" calls it "Endless Chain", Alice Brooks, Detroit Free Press, Jun 5 1940. Also known as "Economical Chain", Laura Wheeler, Americana Designs Quilts, ca 1940.


11 comments:

Nicole said...

Wow, my Brackman's let me down! Ask Christina Cameli of A Few Scraps, since it has wedge shapes. And pretty quilt.

Vireya said...

Jinny Beyer's "Quilter's Album of Patchwork Patterns" calls it "Endless Chain", Alice Brooks, Detroit Free Press, Jun 5 1940. Also known as "Economical Chain", Laura Wheeler, Americana Designs Quilts, ca 1940.

Carol Stearns said...

It looks like a dresden plate with squared off ends.

Bernie Kringel said...

It is so pretty!!! Glad someone was able to help you out. I surely didn't have a clue.

Prims By The Water said...

Wow this was in our Detroit Free Press in the 40's. That paper is still in existence. The colors in your are just beautiful! Janice

Louise said...

Cool! Now I want to know how to make it, especially if there's a clever modern shortcut :)

Lisa J. said...

What ever it is called It is beautiful.

Nancy @ Grace and Peace Quilting said...

That's amazing that someone came up with the name!!! It sure is cute!

Kate said...

That's a very colorful and pretty quilt. Glad someone was able to help you out with the pattern name. Is this one on your "to do" list?

Janice said...
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Frea said...

Valse brillante, from the book millefiori quilts of Willyne Hammerstein