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They call it "Chicken Scratch" WOW!!!!!!!!!!!

They call it "Chicken Scratch" WOW!!!!!!!!!!!

Old 10-06-2012, 04:13 AM
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Just learned what chicken scratch was about year ago. Been planning on trying some but have not gotton around to it. Love the work, beautiful pillow. Maybe that will encourage me to get around to trying it.
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Old 10-06-2012, 04:16 AM
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What a great idea. My grandmother use to do this on aprons!
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Old 10-06-2012, 05:19 AM
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It really is pretty!
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Old 10-06-2012, 05:53 AM
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That is so nice. I can't believe chicken scratch is coming back after all these years.
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Old 10-06-2012, 06:00 AM
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I don't think that I could put pins in it either.
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Old 10-06-2012, 06:07 AM
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Originally Posted by abdconsultant View Post
Every now and then you get something really special in the swaps on this board, this is definitely one of them. Mawluv sent this pincushion to me on the pincushion swap.

Look at the trim even it is hand sewn. I've never seen " chicken scratch" before. Something tells me this is a Prime example of this technique.

Thank you so much Mawluv! It's beautiful, I'm not so sure I will fill it with pins.
Very nice, I had always heard it was called chicken tracks. They have so many names for so many things now.
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Old 10-06-2012, 06:21 AM
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Oooo my mother in law has some in unfinished projects! My going to nab them kn the next visit and make all the daughters/granddaughters pin cushions for Christmas! I'd love to get my hands on patterns.
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Old 10-06-2012, 07:10 AM
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How Beautiful! I would want to frame it!
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Old 10-06-2012, 08:08 AM
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Have done chicken scratch before you could probably google info on how to do like of youtube.
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Old 10-06-2012, 08:19 AM
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Here is a free pdf. for a star design in chicken scratch. www.ca.uky.edu/hes/fcs/FACTSHTS/CT-MMB-712.pdf All I did was google chicken scratch embroidery and it came up. There were others too.
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