Chickens in a Blue Field

©2003 Ruth B. McDowell

While the title aptly describes the quilt, the name refers to a drawing by Leah McDowell, age 5, entitled "Blue Chicken in a Field." The colors of the folden brown hen and the bright white rooster led me to choose a background of bright blue and white fabrics, rather than the more "natural" background I used with the black chickens in a a previous quilt.

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