Pattern has been designed by Kaari Meng, Creative Director and Head Designer for French General
Homespun Magazine will be publishing the Block of the Month pattern and instructions over 6 issues. You will need the magazine to access the pattern.
This product is for the fabric kit for the block of the month.
The quilt is made with a fun mix of French-inspired motifs including a house, sunflower, butterfly, bird, vase of flowers and fleur-de-lys.
There are also classic blocks including an 8-Pointed Star and Flying Geese.
Techniques include a mix of machine piecing, applique, fussy cutting and English Paper Piecing.
Finished Quilt Size: 60" x 80" (152cm x 203cm)
The BOM will launch in Homespun Magazines April/May 2022 issue and run over 6 issues (Homespun Magazine is a bi-monthly magazine)
You will need a subscription to the magazine to access the pattern and instructions.
- All fabrics from the Moda Bonheur de Jour by French General fabric range to complete the quilt top including binding.
- Bonus PVC Project bag
The products below are used in the making of the quilt and can be added to your kit by selecting the options above.
English Paper Piecing
The English Paper Piecing component of the quilt uses 1" Hexagons, 4" Clamshells and 2" Diamond shapes.
We have put together a pack containing the required number of papers and acrylic templates that are used in the quilt in an optional EPP Pack.
Included in optional pack:
- 100 x 1" Hexagon Papers
- 1 x 1" Hexagon Acrylic template
- 100 x 2" Eight Pointed Star (diamond) Papers
- 1 x 2" Eight Pointed Star Acrylic template
- 25 x 4" Clamshell Papers
- 1 x 4" Clamshell Acrylic Template
Don't forget the other useful items required for EPP, see below for Glue Pens, Needles, Thread, Rotary Cutters and Cutting Mats!
The Applique component requires 1.5 metres of fusible web
Backing fabric (not included in the kit)
We have selected 2 gorgeous quilt wideback fabrics. Available in Grey or Beige. Wideback fabric can be added to your quilt kit as an option above for $79.90