This "Flying Saucer" block is listed
Brackman's Encyclopedia of Pieced Quilt Patterns as block #1300 and
also as "Carnival Time" #3599. The name "Flying Saucer" is
used by Quilters' Newsletter Magazine Catalog.
The "Carnival Time" name is from Aunt
A secondary 4-point star appears between the blocks.
Setting the Flying Saucer block on point and alternating block colorways is seen above.
A bold wall hanging with only 4 blocks. If using 12" blocks this would be 24" square plus a border.
Adding sashing changes the look. Adding blending color sashing above has less effect that adding a bold blue with a striped inner border as seen below.
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On the bold layout above I've left the lines in to show where pieces next to each other are in the same colors, these lines would be much less visible in a real quilt.
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