A few weeks ago I took this quilt top over to Jeanette at J-Quilts and just look at the wonderful quilt I've collected from her! I'd made this a few years ago, when I taught a class at my local quilt shop. This quilt pattern is called "Mexican Fiesta Eggs" and was made using a Jelly Roll called "Rouenneriers" by French General for Moda. The pattern was part of a programme called "The Breakfast Club" which was held at my local quilt shop. Each month you were given the cutting directions and a total number of 2.5" strips of fabric that you needed. Of course you could just cut the strips yourself and use your stash, but it was much more fun to use a Jelly Roll and Moda certainly has a huge selection to chose from...
...this was longarm quilted in an all-over "Baptist Swirl" design, and Janette used another French General fabric for the backing. I'd already made binding for this quilt from some left-over strips from the original jelly roll, and machined this into place. One of my labels was sewn diagonally into one pf the corners on the back of the quilt, then the binding was folded over to the back, and slip stitched by hand using ladder stitch...
...and here is the finished quilt, with the binding sewn to the back of the quilt by hand. The finished size of this one is approx 42" square. Every time I go to Janette I pick a different quilting design, and tomorrow I'll post pictures of the OTHER quilt I collected from her recently, that was made with another range of fabric by French General - and another all-over quilting design too ;)Unfortunately I don't know whether these patterns are still available, but if you are interested, then I'd suggest contacting your local shop for more information.
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