Hexagon quilts are one of the earliest quilt patterns and have been popular (on and off) for more than 200 years. There are seemingly infinite ways to arrange hexagons but the most popular style is in small circular arrangements that we call Grandmother's Flower Garden.
Here's is a more unusual arrangement and quite early
Also popular are the large scale medallion settings:
A more unusual variation is this diamond setting called Mosaic
Stories in the Stitches: East Tennessee Historical Society Quilts - *Detail of a quilt by Iora Almina Philo Pool (1855-1903), Rugby, Tennessee.* *East Tennessee Historical Society* Now that the heavenly bodies are back whe...
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