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
Carnival Time - A mid to late 20th century block. It's a wheel design with an octagon in the center. Not too hard to find in *BlockBase* where it's #3600 Friendship Circle...
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