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Final block for the Funky Chicken sew-along

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Dec 01, 2012, 06:23 AM
bluesnail
Final block for the Funky Chicken sew-along
Well, ladies, it's here at last - our final block for the Funky Chicken sew-along.

Please post your photo of your 12th block on this thread. I'll be drawing the winner's name for Sindy's prize shortly after the 1st of January. I will set up a separate thread for you to post a photo of your finished quilt top.

Thanks to all who managed to get all the Chickens home to roost. You gals are super!


Sometimes I laugh so hard tears run down my leg! Lois
Dec 01, 2012, 08:22 PM
quiltbea
I printed off the pattern, but am still far behind on my blocks. Love them, just haven't had the time yet.


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Dec 01, 2012, 10:33 PM
Gracie/ohio
I printed it out. I think this is my first BOM I have completely stayed with. Usually, I get half done and yes...UFO's. Smile Smile Smile


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Dec 01, 2012, 10:59 PM
AuroraB
Same with me Gracie except I'm wondering if I'll finish satin stitching mine and get them sashed!
Dec 01, 2012, 11:59 PM
Florida Farm Girl
Gracious! I've got a couple to do to get up to date, plus this one. Hope I get them all done before the end of the year. The top may get put together if I do, but it sure won't get quilted!!! Got to get back home first.


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Dec 04, 2012, 05:45 PM
darn75
Here's my Dec. Chick! I've loved working on these each month.

This, will, hopefully be a quilt for my DIL for Christmas. I have the top all together but not sure when I will get to the actual quilting. Did you want a picture of just the top or when It's all finished? Thanks!


Dec 04, 2012, 05:54 PM
chanlady22
I can't wait to see some of these completed as they should be wonderful...colorful and whimsical! Please post when done.


Happy Stitching...Lois
Dec 04, 2012, 05:55 PM
patty j
darn75, that is a very cute chick Nice fussy cut on the wing. Can't wait to see the finished tops.


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Dec 04, 2012, 09:48 PM
quiltbea
darn....That's darn cute. Big Grin


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Dec 06, 2012, 04:53 PM
pch
here is my Nov chic,just getting back to sewing after Sandy still have more cleaning to do

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Dec 06, 2012, 04:58 PM
pch
Dec block


Dec 06, 2012, 05:01 PM
pch
all sewd together and appliqued just have to add the batting and backing, but that will have to wait until Jan as I have more cleaning to do from Sandy. Sorry the picture is not a little larger still have not mastered posting pictures.
have a great holiday and new year

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Dec 06, 2012, 08:22 PM
Florida Farm Girl
Oh, I can't believe you have it all sewn together already!!! Got to get busy on mine, for sure.

That's just as cute as can be, too.

Hope you didn't have too much damage from Sandy.


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Dec 06, 2012, 09:19 PM
darn75
Looks great pch. I've so enjoyed making these blocks - here's mine all sewn together also, not sure if I'll get it quilted before Christmas or not, but sure going to try!

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Dec 06, 2012, 11:15 PM
AuroraB
Those are both adorable!
Dec 07, 2012, 04:41 AM
bluesnail
A finished top = just the quilt top. It does not need to be quilted to be eligible for the final prize drawing.

Don't these chickies look good all assembled into a nice top???? Way to go, ladies.


Sometimes I laugh so hard tears run down my leg! Lois
Dec 07, 2012, 09:54 AM
patty j
Oh my only the 7th of the month and you have not only block finishes, but top finishes. Congratulations. I have watched from afar how neat these little chickens have been made and these tops are going to be sewww cute. TFS


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Dec 07, 2012, 04:06 PM
Florida Farm Girl
I don't remember if I posted some of these but just in case, here are June, July, August, September and October. Now, if I could EVER get this #*@%T*)#%$ printer to work, I'd print off the last two and work on them!!! Guess I made the fatal mistake of turning off the printer before leaving town for two weeks!




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Life isn't about how to survive the storm, but how to dance in the rain.
Dec 08, 2012, 09:15 AM
Shawkl
Beautiful tops ladies!

My last chicken fell off the fence...and has not gotten back on yet! Too many family sewing projects. Thought after the christening gown, I could get back to "my things". But, brother needs drapes for his new house...and I agreed.

So, no way am I going to finish these on time.

But, I will finish...they are just too cute not to get done.

Lois, the challenge was fun...and I hope you do another one next year too.


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Dec 08, 2012, 10:25 AM
Quilter Jen
All 12 of mine are almost done.. finishing the embroidery and hopefully will finish the sashings and border next weekend then.

I added to the appliques each month, so I have a Noah's ark chicken, a soccer player, a reader, etc. Will post when I am done with Decembers bock (animals/Noah Ark block).
Dec 08, 2012, 11:38 AM
Florida Farm Girl
Jen, what a fabulous idea!! Can't wait to see them.


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Dec 08, 2012, 03:25 PM
sash
Number 12 done and I can honestly say I really enjoyed doing this and can't wait til the top is all put together, quilted and finished; just exited to see what it's going to look like. I can also honestly say I never mastered the blanket stitch on my machine; still looks tacky, but it is done. Love seeing what every one has done and they all look so good.




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Dec 08, 2012, 03:34 PM
KC1930
Does anyone have any inkling of what she will do for 2013?


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Dec 10, 2012, 10:33 PM
Florida Farm Girl
Finally had to email the patterns to my friend who printed them off for me. So, at last, I have the Nov and Dec patterns. Hopefully I'll get to them later this week.


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Life isn't about how to survive the storm, but how to dance in the rain.
Dec 11, 2012, 12:41 PM
patty j
I was wondering that same thing KC, I really regret not doing these this year. I'll have to check out what is happening in 2013


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Dec 12, 2012, 01:45 PM
MountainLaurel
This is # 12 all done. I do not know when I will find the time to put it all together, but I am sure it won't be until after Christmas. I have enjoyed these funky chicks a lot and thank you to Bluesnail for starting this project. You have been a great host.




Carolyn

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Dec 12, 2012, 02:40 PM
sash
Carolyn, I love your fabric for your chick; looks so cute. Makes mine look so dull; thought about redoing, but no don't think i will.


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Dec 12, 2012, 04:44 PM
MountainLaurel
thank you Sash. I wouldn't fret too much over a dull one. I, too, have a couple that are lighter and not so bright but all together I am sure they will roost well!


Carolyn

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Our lives are like quilts - bits and pieces, joy and sorrow, stitched with love.
Dec 13, 2012, 12:49 PM
patty j
Not all the chickens want to be bright and beautiful and make the farmer notice them. You know what happens when the farmer takes notice of them don't you??? LOL
I don't think I saw even one chicken that didn't have personality they all could come and roost at my house. I think I'm going to suggest to DH to gift me the Funky Chicken patterns. That should make him happy. Shopping via computer and instant download. Works for him.


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Dec 13, 2012, 06:42 PM
quiltbea
Oooh, I love them all. So cute.


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Dec 14, 2012, 02:23 PM
fishingwidow
Hi all,

Got my Chr*stmas chic done in reds/green. I still have Oct. and Nov. to finish but here is my gal ready for Santa.

Thanks for doing this Lois. This has been a great project and I just love the chics.

Mary


Dec 16, 2012, 09:25 AM
fishingwidow
Almost have October finished. And I need to find the Nov. pattern.

Mary

PS - I don't think I saved the Nov. pattern. Does anyone have it?

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Dec 17, 2012, 04:34 PM
bluesnail
TTT. We all know that these plump chickies can NOT fly, so I'm movin' this up for the next photo.


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Dec 19, 2012, 06:28 PM
AuroraB
Here's mine for December; all dressed up for Christmas. It's been fun and I've loved them all! Merry Christmas everybody!


Dec 26, 2012, 04:40 AM
Anael7621
Here's my December bird. I posted the pic in the other thread too.
I loved this BOM, was so much fun to find the right fabrics. Now sewing them all together Big Grin


Dec 27, 2012, 03:59 AM
Anael7621
Here's the top, ready to be quilted. If only I had any idea how to quilt this one!
The sashing is 1" finished and so is the small border. As this will be a wallhanging I didn't want it any larger.


Dec 27, 2012, 10:52 AM
Florida Farm Girl
Oh, you just answered my question as to whether to put sashing between the blocks. Looks fabulous!! I don't know whether I'll use black or not, but definitely something. Thanks for the demo.

And, its just as cute as can be.


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Life isn't about how to survive the storm, but how to dance in the rain.
Dec 27, 2012, 10:55 PM
gremgrama
Great blocks ladies! I have not visited here in so long...wish I would have. I would definately have been a part of this group. What great quilts you will have as you finish! WOW!
Dec 28, 2012, 11:48 AM
bluesnail
Anael, I love your finished top! That black sashing really makes those chickies pop!


Sometimes I laugh so hard tears run down my leg! Lois
Dec 28, 2012, 06:48 PM
Gracie/ohio
Great show...!!! Here's my last block...




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Dec 28, 2012, 06:50 PM
Gracie/ohio
Here's all 12 blocks together... Don't see it finished until March. Have to do a few other quilts first...(some babies are due for friends...Hahaa..) Smile




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Dec 29, 2012, 07:45 PM
darn75
Anael, if you come up with a good idea on quilting, I'd be interested! I just did a meandering on mine as I'd already ripped out quilting on the whole thing and just wanted to finish it and mail it to its owner! However, I really didn't care for that so if I can figure out something better, I'll get it back and requilt it - will just have to quilt with regular sewing machine as I won't take the binding off!
Dec 30, 2012, 05:38 PM
fishingwidow
Hi all,

Just finished up my last 2 blocks before the end of the year. Here they are.

Mary


Dec 30, 2012, 05:57 PM
Florida Farm Girl
Mary, glad you got them done in time.

Here's my "finished" quilt top. Who knows when it'll actually be quilted!!! For now, it'll join the others in the armoir.




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Life isn't about how to survive the storm, but how to dance in the rain.
Dec 30, 2012, 08:05 PM
quiltslots
I really, really wanted to finish my blocks before the end of the year. So, here are Sept and Oct.


Dec 30, 2012, 08:07 PM
quiltslots
And Nov and Dec. I have enjoyed everyones blocks and thank you Lois for hosting this hen party!

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Dec 30, 2012, 11:28 PM
bluesnail
It's so nice to see our faithful members getting those last few blocks done.
I've enjoyed all the work you ladies have done throughout the year and hope Sindy comes up with another neat BOM for us in 2013.


Sometimes I laugh so hard tears run down my leg! Lois
Dec 30, 2012, 11:53 PM
warm buns
My computer went on the blink way back in May and I have relied on my Kindle to keep in touch here on the board. It was not hooked up to my printer so I could not print off the designs.

I ordered the pattern for them when I got my new computer and got it compatable with my printer.

When I get home I will work on getting these done.

I love all the colors you all have used and love the sashing you all have used to put them together.


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Dec 31, 2012, 03:16 AM
Anael7621
Wow, so many great chicks and lovely tops!

I know I haven't been on here much this month. Our family had a very sad and very stressful December month and I didn't feel like making blocks at all.

Bluesnail, thanks very much for hosting this funky party! It sure was a lot of fun to make these chicks Big Grin
Sindy, thanks for all the funky chicks!
CU all next year - I hope!
Dec 31, 2012, 01:38 PM
Florida Farm Girl
Have you guys ever gone to Sindy's site and read any of her Family Dirt entries? You will absolutely cry all over the keyboard cause you'll be laughing so much!!! Go check it out.
I'd seen them before but had forgotten about them.


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