Black Tie Boogie Blog Hop!

Hope everyone had a great Turkey day yesterday! Are you ready for the final day of the Black Tie Boogie Blog Hop? If you are new to this hop, you will have fun finding rooster, hen, turkey, and other bird themed projects to celebrate the season.

Thanks to Madame Samm of Sew We Quilt for hosting this hop and to our cheerleader, Vickie!

Click on any of the photos to see an enlarged image.

I made 2 projects for this hop and my hubby made 1 project! The first is my own design and features a silly little turkey trying his hardest to get people to eat chicken or fish instead!

Not a Turkey!

Not a Turkey!

This little wall-hanging was really fun to make! I echo quilted around the turkey, the chicken pot pie table, and the pumpkins. Then, I free motion quilted the words, “Happy Thanksgiving.” A great little scrap busting project!

For my second project, I really wanted a chicken themed quilt to hang in my chicken themed kitchen!! Cluck, cluck! In my stash, I had this pattern called “French Country Roosters” by Clothworks and the fabric to go with it. The finished size is 32-inches by 32-inches.

French Country Roosters

French Country Roosters

I think the fabric is no longer available, but you can still get the pattern for free here.

My hubby got into the spirit of all things chicken and painted this serving bowl at a local paint-your-own-ceramics place during a family outing. He grew up on a chicken farm so he knew that hens and roosters would be a great theme for the platter. And, check out the fun inside!!

Please visit the other talented gals in today’s hop!
Sew Incredibly Crazy
Lixie Makes It
Sew We Quilt


42 thoughts on “Black Tie Boogie Blog Hop!

  1. How very fun that your husband chose to participate… mine would never even think of it. His serving dish is delightful, and I love the inside! Your work on the turkey was humorous and brilliantly conceived, and your French Roosters quilt has inspired me to try something like it. Hasn’t this hop been fun? 🙂

  2. Your turkey and chicken quilts are terrific. Congratulations for being chosen as a top pick of the day. Your husband did a great job on the bowl too. Love that he joined in all the fun.

  3. I don’t know which is more adorable of your three featured items. Maybe the turkey design you came up with? Your husband did a great job on the ceramic bowl painting. LOL, cracked egg inside!

  4. Very nicely done! Love your wall hanging and you did a good job free motion quilting the lettering. The quilt is wonderful and your hubby did an awesome job painting the bowl. I love the added touch of the egg with yoke inside the bowl. Very cute. Hope you have a joy filled holiday season.

  5. What fun! Loved your turkey quilt and loved the humor in it, too. Your husband’s dish is a hoot! I thought the inside was crazy-fun!! Great kitchen quilt, too. Thanks for the smile I got from seeing your post.

  6. You really made me smile with this post. Your turkey and your husbands bowl, you both have a great sense of humor. Your quilt is wonderful and perfect for a chicken lover. Great teamwork!

  7. Your turkey is so sweet, so sad we don’t have Thanksgiving in Switzerland…. but we did not eat fish nor meat nor poultry yesterday, so I was completely right with Mr. Turkey :-))

  8. ohhh this is such rooster and turkey delight…I think I will have a serving of both..
    great work on that quilt too my sweet

  9. Great turkey design and a cute idea! Love you quilt. Your quilting is awesome! What a cute bowl by you DH, I love the inside…This Hop has been a family affair.

  10. Cute, cute turkey pattern. I love the fall scraps you used in the border, as well. This chicken quilt will look so bright and cheery in your kitchen. It’s great that you got the DH involved, too!

  11. What a great little quilt project. I love that you free motioned the Happy Thanksgiving great job.
    Your kitchen quilt is wonderful and your husband’s contribution is terrifice. Love the egg.

  12. You and your husband are very creative ! Wonderful job on both your turkey..hehe…and I really like the colors of your wall hanging. Clever thinking on the inside of the bowl ! Thanks Jennifer !

  13. Too funny – yes, turkeys unite (I am not a fan of turkey). Love the wallhanging – great fabrics. And the bowl is just super!

  14. Wow! The whole family is talented! Way to go. Your projects are lovely. Great quilt but my favourite is your turkey trying to interest people in other food besides him – too funny!! As long as no-one suggests lamb!

  15. Just the cutest turkey, great design, congrats! Beautiful chickens for your kitchen and you’ve given me an idea…I have some of that weather vane fabric too! Kudos to hubby..what a cute bowl and the egg inside made me giggle! Isn’t it fun when our spouses get involved? Thanks for sharing Jennifer!

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