French General Moonlight - sounds like the name of a race horse!

Ta da ... I am finished!
Made with French General fabrics (more then one line) and using the Moonlight pattern by Gerri Robinson, from her book A Cut Above.  Quilted by Vicki Jenkin.  (78" x 78") 
This is such a fun pattern, made with squares and stripes it was very easy to cut out and make.  All the time I was cutting through I was worried that with the beautiful patterned fabrics I wouldn't get a good contrast.  However I am delighted with the end result.  I love two coloured quilts and red with cream is a great combination.  
My favorite part of this quilt is the pieced border!  My friends know that I normally use a 2 + 6 " combination border...everytime!  I cannot think of another quilt where I actually pieced a border, so I am very pleased with myself.  Although it felt odd to not be putting the big stars into the centre of the quilt!  To ensure I didn't change the pattern I made the stars first!
The other reason to celebrate this quilt finish is the fact that it used lots of lovely gifts - my friend Ann gave me the book, Sharryn gave me a layer cake of French General and my mother gave me some FG yardage.  
Happy quilting Sue.


12 comments:

  1. Gorgeous quilt.... a lovely way to show it off and I love the stars around the edge... well done on a beautiful quilt
    Hugz

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  2. What a beautiful quilt! I really like the big stars in the border. It makes it feel like the border is a frame rather than just something added to make the quilt a bit bigger (as my borders usually are).

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  3. Wow! It's stunning. FG fabrics are beautiful and worked up lovely in this fabulous design.

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  4. I really, really like your choices...such an attractive and inspiring quilt.

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  5. It is a beauty! The stars truly sparkle.
    I usually border like you do, but those stars take the quilt up a notch. Great job!

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  6. Gorgeous!!! A feast for the eyes.

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  7. So gorgeous. Came across this on pinterest and it really stands out. Bravo!

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