Her column read as follows, "A quilt of this pattern has the appearance of a flock of birds in flight. It might well be considered a modern quilt, so strikingly simple is the design. It is tremendously effective as a whole. Swallow's Flight may be pieced in prints or plain colors, or both. It is a type of pattern that allows every quiltmaker the opportunity of showing originality in color combinations and arrangement."
I have not been able to find any additional information on this quilt design. I think it looks modern even today!
I decided to paper piece my 6" block because of the odd angles. It is a very easy block to make. Here are the parts of my pattern-
The pieces get sewn together like shown in the two photos below-
You can download my pattern here. The Swallow's Flight design makes an interesting quilt when set on the diagonal like shown below.
Tomorrow-Rose of Le Moyne