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.


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!



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

    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.

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