Tuesday, November 24, 2009

A Few Good Turkey's

To all of our stateside friends a very Happy Thanksgiving!

I made this middle turkey several years ago, like maybe 18. Over the years I have found patterns on ebay and various other outlets. They crack me up! The pheasant was an especially great find, I think.

The turkey on the right I picked up at a small guild quilt show in the boutique. It went un-noticed and unloved until it was tucked under my arm, then everyone wondered where I found it. The early bird catches the turkey?

How is this for vintage kitch. I surmise that they were made circa late 50's or 60's, it hard to date a thing this precious. My small group friend, Jane, actually gave me these popsickle sticks decorated with fabric and felt to make a lovely, and do mean lovely centerpiece, or in this case stoop decoration. Thanks, Jane!

And lastly, this is a little quilt I made a long time ago. I used patterns from a much larger quilt, and then hand quilted it. I'm happy to see this old friend every year.

Wishing you all a happy gobble day!

6 comments:

  1. Oh I just love your turkeys!! The one on the stoop just cracks me up!! Happy Thanksgiving my new friend :0)

    Crispy

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  2. Oh Barb, you may regret posting this. I have one of those turkeys and it just might come to roost at your house. Leave it to you to actually make them look attractive!

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  3. The Turkeys are fun, happy Thanksgiving and thank you for visiting my blog.

    cheers
    Christine

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  4. Barb I just love the turkeys! I can't believe you now have me looking for something else to collect! Hope your Thanksgiving was super.

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  5. It's amazing what people collect for decorations. I've been adding pumpkins for the last few years, but those birds are great. I've never seen any until now. Something to think about.

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  6. A turkey collector. Now that is something different. There are chickens galore but not a lot of turkeys but you seemed to have found a bunch of good ones.

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