Urban Chicken Fun

This week I manged to finish my first Urban Chicken quilt top…. I am so excited.   I love this modern easy fun pattern.

easy modern kids quilt

The Urban Chicken block was designed for the Portland Modern Quilt Guild meetup by Michelle Freedman.  You can find my original post and tutorial on making the block here.

urban chicken finished top chickens

When laying the quilt top out I had great fun making the chickens run all around… there really is a sense of silly to this quilt block that I love.

urban chicken finished

It is also a very forgiving block – wonky triangles, lots of scraps and bold bright colours.  You can get away with a few squiffy seams if need be.

urban chicken finished top cu

This is Urban Chicken number 1 for me.  I have another one following close behind in warmer colours, as I set this pattern for my Do.good.stitches bee this month.  You have been warned!

17 thoughts on “Urban Chicken Fun

  1. This is such a fun quilt! I have admired those blocks since i first saw them on your blog a little while back. Thanks for sharing this quilt, can’t wait to see how it finishes up!

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  3. I love what you’ve done with this pattern. I think I need to add this idea to my future projects file. 🙂

    I’d also like to nominate you for the ABC Award (Awesome Blog Content). You can get the details at http://wp.me/p14ywJ-S8. Congratulations, and I hope you can accept! 🙂

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