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Thread: Chicken Quilt

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    it's ok but not what I had invisioned. hubby says looks don't count as long as it keeps them (his chickens) warm!
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    I think it is great! Are you going to use colored thread in the white areas to emphasize the various colors of your chickens? don't be so hard on yourself....I often find I am somewhat dissatisfied with what I see at first. Finish it and I bet you will have changed your mind!
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    Charlie had better be joking! A quilt like this--for the chickens??!! I would be the first to tell him "Sorry, Charlie" :lol:

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    thanks Sandra, yes i was thinking about doing an outline of a chicken in earthy colors in the setting squares, not sure if you can tell in the pic. but it's chicken wire.

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    Uh, Kathy... I'll take it... You know, if you don't like it or want it and all... Just thought I'd throw that in...

    Honestly, I have never, not 1 single time had a quilt turn out the way I envisioned it, but as mentioned before, I have always found I like them much better once they're finished... As a matter of fact, I love them & hate to part with them. That top is beautiful!! I love it!!

    uh, I'll PM you my address where you can mail it to me... :lol:

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    Kathy, So cute!!!! I love it. But do tell me---where did you find the chicken fabric. I can't keep anything in stock when I use chicken fabric. I get so tired of looking at chickens, but people love them!!!

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    I think it's lovely and I like your idea of quilting a chicken outline in the wire squares. I think it really enhances a quilt, to leave some spaces that you can highlight with some special quilting.

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    I DEMAND CLOSEUPS!!!!

    don't be shy, girlfriend. i know everybody would love to see the details of all the different techniques you used in those blocks. AND your workmanship is worthy of it, so don't go chickening out about it.

    :) :D :P :mrgreen:

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    okie dokie, tonite when I get home, did ya'll recognize the blazing arrows on the corners?
    Tricia, I found most of the chicken fabric online but the pretties one for the setting triangles my mom found at Hobby Lobby. Yes chickens are very popular with us country folks and those who wish they were!

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    Thats as cute as as can be, Nice job, Looks finished, but your the judge. I love chickens and crows, Sooo, CUTE. Oh Yeah Roosters are Beautiful.

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    Thanks for letting me know. We don't have a Hobby Lobby even remotely close to here. I just finished doing chicken placemats for a customer. Found some more cute chicken fabric at WM the other day. But I still love yours!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    Kathy,
    I do like the chickens. Yes, close up pictures, please. Are the chickens in the center commercial fabic chickens or pics of your own? Show us all and tell us more.

    My parents raised chickens when I was a young girl. I didn't much enjoy the birds! (understatement!!!) but I have made two chicken quilts and have a couple more planned. Funny how I enjoy the chicken quilts now as an adult. I guess I was warped at a tender young age! :lol:

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    You are so CLEVER Girl! No whines or tears! It looks GREAT!

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    ok here's the close-ups the light was a little too bright when I took some of the original pix and also just now when I took them
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    and this one is just a store bought but the blue swirly fabric in it was the pic from my avatar after patrice tweecked it( how the heck do you spell tweeked? looks wierd)
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    Now how creative is that?!?! Those are great blocks!!!

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    Too darling for Charlie or his chickens. Will be sending you my addy shortly. :lol: I have just the place for that in my kitchen.

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    Nothing wrong with that...... just wait until it is finished... would love to see it again and I know that you are just going to "crow"....!!!

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    I think it's great. Good job. Kyia

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    I love the chicken quilt!!

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    thanks for all the compliments, I hope to be done with it soon, husbands b-day is mid December

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    It's really cute! I love the whole chicken theme with the chicken wire and fussy cut pieces. How did you manage to collect all that chicken fabric?!! Your hubby is going to be so thrilled. What awesome work too! Definitely one-of-a-kind. I want one!

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    Kathy, that is a gorgeous and creative quilt! I'm sure hubby will love it. You did a great job and I can't to see it...you know!

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