Saturday, November 11, 2017

CHICKEN SCRAPS


Lady luck is on my side today.



My husband will be away for most of the day.

I say..... let the sewing commence.

I will not stop til I am done.

I really like how this is turning out. This is a secret gift for my man!!

As some of you know, I am using my Island Batik Scraps  for the chickens (fat cat patterns) but the sashing and borders will be from the Island Batik fabric line "Blue Moon".

I was worried that this would be to loud for my husband.  He is more of a neutral person but I think the "Blue Moon" fabric is toning it down some (ya think?)

Off I go....will let you know if I meet my goal of getting this done before he gets home.


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Done with an hour to spare!!!!



I think I love it!!!  Now the story behind the quilt.  Many moons ago, I made my husband a chicken quilt.


sorry that is good as this picture gets.

Well....he didn't have it long.  I sold it in my etsy store.  One day I was talking about my etsy store and needing more quilts in it and he said, well...you can sell my chicken quilt.  So I did, it was in the store maybe 2 weeks tops and it was gone.

We both laugh about it, the selling of his chicken quilt is a running joke in our house.

I wanted to have this done for his birthday but didn't make it, now it is his Christmas present.




16 comments:

  1. I love - so if he doesn't ..... ha ha.
    Good luck with the completion today. Is this just a "surprise" gift or is there an occasion that it is tied to?

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  2. I love it! And I am sure your husband will too. Work hard and just get it done. You can do it!

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  3. I absolutely love it. They look like very happy chickens. I'm sure he'll love it too! You've made great progress.

    QuiltShopGal
    www.quiltshopgal.com

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  4. He's going to LOVE it I'm sure. Really cute chickens!

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  5. Sew girlfriend, sew!!! Hubby will love the quilt because it's from you.

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  6. Awesome chickens! I'm glad you're getting to work on it without "sneaking" ! Enjoy your day!!

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  7. love your chicken quilt. We have been working on vintage farm and their is one chicken in it.

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  8. Looks great, Barb! Fun family story😀

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  9. Sweet chicken quilt....reminds me of the chickens in Samoa...everywhere!

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  10. That one is on my list. Love your colors.

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  11. Love the quilt. Great story also. I think the blues are great.

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  12. Trying this as Anonymous??
    I love this chicken quilt!!
    Tango

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  13. The sacrifice he had to make for your store is very commendable of him.

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  14. Live your chicken quilt. Love the story too. Thanks for sharing.

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  15. He’s going to love it! Machine applique?

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