Saturday, October 27, 2012

A Taste of Chicken for Dinner


Every other year, the Free Church Women's Ministries of the Groveland Evangelical Free Church sponsor a quilt show. They draw on local quilters to fill the church with quilts for a one day show. There are 132 quilts listed in this year's show catalog. The Pine Needlers Quilt Guild holds a Quilt Stroll through downtown Groveland in alternate years. Put that on your calendar for June 8, 2013.




I approached photography of this show with my new philosophy, a focus on the quilt show, rather than on the individual quilts. So that includes people looking at the quilts and views from funny angles. Even though, for the most part, I didn't take individual pictures of quilts, I still took 51 photos in addition to what I have in this blog.

This one concentrates on one quilt that I went back to look at more closely at a friend's recommendation. I'm in the mood for something humorous and this is it.

Wina Helm, a local quilter, uses bright colors and lots of whimsy in her prodigious output of quilts. She saw a quilt, Chicken for Dinner, displayed at a (reasonably) nearby winery and someone found the pattern for her. She made her Chicken for Dinner in 2011-12. (Wina, that seems unusually slow for you! ) It was machine quilted by Dee Small.

I'm giving you a taste of the show, an advance on organizing the other 51 photos, with Wina's Chicken for Dinner, block by block.

Enjoy!


Chicken for Dinner



Chicken Caesar



Chicken A La King



Chicken Chow Mein



Chicken in a Basket



Southern Fried Chicken



Chicken Italiano



Chicken Cacciatore



Chicken Divan
 
 
 
 
Chicken Gumbo



Stewed Chicken



Hawaiian Chicken



Chicken Stew

See you soon!


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5 comments:

  1. Too funny! Looking forward to seeing the rest of your photos!

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    1. I didn't have the luck of having a guy wearing a wild print shirt that matched the quilt he was standing in front of. I still have more to do on Patchwork Européen.

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  2. This is adorable. Made me think, "winner, winner, chicken dinner!"

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