I'm not sure what makes this a "mama" hen since there aren't any chicks around, but I guess the designer would know better than I. :)
I went with a rather "fanciful" hen since you don't find many green hens with red spots. I remember having a hard time finding fabrics I liked together and I'm not sure this is entirely successful.
After the block was done and I hadn't used a piece of red fabric that was in the bag, I realized that it was a fabric I got from my MIL after I had cut fabric for this block. I wasn't entirely happy with the red fabric for the comb and thought this would do better.
Here is the back of the block.
Here are all the blocks so far:
Kim and I caught up with each other on Friday night, showing our blocks via Skype. Here is her hen:
Otis and his TAW quilt top......... - Here is my 86 year old friend Otis with his finished Trip Around the World quilt top. It is 78" x 98" and you can see by his smile that he is very please...
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