French General Quilt Gift

By Judith
 on November 13, 2019

Hi there, if you are looking for details of my giveaway you can find it here.


Since the summer I've been working on 3 quilts, getting them ready to gift later in the year.


Well the first has been completed and gifted and I can show you it here.


French General Quilt Gift



This is a lap quilt made for an elderly couple, using a French General Layer Cake (Rouenneries I think!).


I've always loved French General fabrics, oh the richness and depth of those reds! Yum!


French General Quilt Gift


I used this free tutorial to carve up the full Layer Cake without creating waste.


French General Quilt Gift


Some simple organic vertical wavy quilting adds a little movement and lovely texture through all the squares.  Not to mention it being a quick and easy 'go to' quilting method.


French General Quilt Gift


The obligatory striped binding finished the quilt off.  I got it labelled and handed over last week.


My prayer is that this quilt will bring some comfort and joy to the lovely recipients.


So that's one quilt down.  2 more to go!


Happy sewing!



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2 comments on “French General Quilt Gift”

  1. The wavy quilting really gives it a presence. I usually go for straight line quilting as I am a quilting coward but this would probably show even less mistakes. It looks fabulous. x

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