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Adorable Friends Chicken Quilt – 14 Free Chicken Quilt Patterns

The other day I was trying to organize my sewing area and I found this cute little Friends Chicken Quilt.  It’s a wall hanging I made about 15 years ago.  I did all the quilting by hand.

I showed the little quilt to all three of my daughters (25, 20 & 18) separately and they all said the exact same thing, “Mom, you should give that to Bri.”  Bri is one of my oldest’s daughter’s best friends.  She was was so kind to open her home to my four kids, me, our dogs, and a bunny, when we ran for our lives from the 2015 Valley Fire.  My husband was working out of state at the time.

This cute quilt has a new home with Bri!  Bri is the proud owner of two hens so I agree with my girls, the Friends Chicken Quilt is perfect for Bri.

Friends Chicken Quilt

I’m participating in the 2016 A to Z Challenge.  This Friends Chicken Quilt post is my post for “F”.

If you like this chicken quilt be sure to check out my other completed sewing projects!

This is an old picture of my daughter #3 with one of her hens.  We lost all of our chickens in the Valley Fire.

Years ago we used to let our chickens free-range.  As soon as we’d open their hen door in the morning to let them out, the whole flock would take off running for my front porch hoping we’d come outside and give them a snack.  These little chicken friends really enjoyed pooping on my porch.  😮

Kristi with a Hen

I don’t remember if I had a pattern for this friend’s chicken quilt or not. If you found this post looking for a free chicken quilt pattern here are some that I’ve found online.  All links open in new windows.

Free Chicken Quilt Pattern Links

  • Chicken Quilt Block here
  • Weathervane Chicken Quilt here
  • One of my favorites – I crazy looking rooster wall hanging here
  • This is a walking rooster quilt in .pdf form here
  • This chicken is very whimsical and the pattern is great if you are wanting to use fancy sewing machine stitches.
  • Here’s a rooster applique block pattern
  • Cute chicken in the coop.  It’s free quilt pattern.  You can find it here.
  • Here’s a paper pieced chicken block
  • Free Rooster Quilt Block.
  • Chicks baby quilt here.
  • Mrs. Cluckers free quilt pattern here.
  • Free chicken pattern for beginners here.
  • Big mama chicken pieced square here.
  • The square chicken here.
  • Funky chicken pattern,  This one is for sale but it’s a great source of inspiration.
  • There is a bunch of chicken quilt ideas on eBay it’s a good place to find inspiration.

Loretta Foreman

Monday 25th of December 2017

that is really a neat idea . I' am going to try this . I have lots of denim laying around from my husbands old jeans . I think this would be fun to try . Thanks . Loretta

Louise

Monday 16th of May 2016

Beautiful quilting. Love to read your website.Thanks Shelly for sharing.

Shelly

Monday 20th of June 2016

Thank you Louise!

Marcy

Thursday 14th of April 2016

What a very nice quilt, and fun story behind it. Loving your blog!

Shelly

Friday 15th of April 2016

Thanks Marcy!

SassyCat

Monday 11th of April 2016

That's a lovely quilt. Very talented. I'm in the city so there are no chickens around here. Since I work in a rural area I see lots of chickens...free range chickens which I had no idea until I asked why there were chickens in the road! lol

Shelly

Monday 11th of April 2016

Lol. I really loved it when we could let our chickens free range, but they liked pooping on our porch too much. They'd also get up into our potted plants and scratch up the potting soil. Thanks for visiting SassyCat!

Gayl Wright

Thursday 7th of April 2016

What a special quilt it turned out to be, a perfect gift for your friend. We also have chickens and whenever we go outside they come running, looking for food. My husband usually lets them free range part of the day, and they are in a fenced in area the rest of the time. They are interesting little critters. :) Thanks for visiting my blog!

Shelly

Thursday 7th of April 2016

Chickens are so much fun to have around. We've had chickens for over 20 years and now that the Valley Fire took them all from us, I can't tell you how much we miss having them around. It feels so wrong to throw kitchen scraps away. I think once we get our fencing back up we will end up having chickens, goats, hogs, and a steer or two. :D I can't wait!

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