This is the first time that I am doing a patriotic quilt (as being French, we do not have such deep tradition).
So one nickname used for France is “hexagon” as the shape of the country can fit in a hexagon. I used the one patch layout filled with hexagons.
Another symbol is the rooster (in Latin, rooster and inhabitants of Gauls were homonyms). The rooster is from the EQ library. For complete explanation, check here. I completed it with a simple border with the French colors…