This month's Past Perfect quilt designer is
Kaari Meng of French General
Petite Point is a pattern for a hexagonal pineapple.
Kaari's store French General located between Glendale and Los Angeles
is open on Saturdays.
She began as a jewelry designer and has for years has designed fabrics for interiors. Her theme is traditional French decorating and her signature colors shades of red, blue, gray and tan.
Sketch for Petite Brocante quilt
She has been designing fabric for quilters since 2008, producing consistently elegant collections
with patterns based on traditional design.
Recent collection: Beau Papillon
Her sources are French document prints she collects on her frequent trips to Europe.
Most lines feature a couple of large-scale toiles or chintzes.
Jardin de Rosiers
Chafarcani is another recent line.
Chafarcani contains large-scale chintzes and small-scale
Maison de Charlotte pattern
Her patterns are based on traditional American quilt design.
Southern quilt about 1910
Suspension Bridge from the Ladies Art Company
The combination of French fabric and traditional piecing
makes for compelling new look.
Dawna posted this one at her Stitches From the Tub blog
By Cozy Little Quilts
Riviera Rose sketch
See Kaari's quilt patterns here: