Barn Quilt Signs
BH&G - Vintage Garden Fork with Corn Husks Give second life to a vintage find by hanging an old pitchfork on your fall door. Wire dried husks of corn on the prongs so you can remove them later if you like. Use two long nailheads to hang the pitchfork to your door. Editor's Tip: Add extra nails or use wire to ensure that the pitchfork is extra-secure if you're placing it on an often-used door.
quilt barns: Apparently this grass roots art movement began in 2001 and has spread to 16 states and 900 barns, adopted by rural communities as a way to honor the craft of quilt making and farming expressed through public art. Ohio, Iowa and Kentucky have over 250 in each state. Many barns are part of “quilt trails” that map dozens of barns per trail that sightseers can follow and enjoy.
In 1989, Donna Sue Groves along with her mother, Maxine, bought a farm in Adams County,Ohio. On the property was a small and rather plain tobacco barn. Donna Sue had an idea to have a quilt square painted on this barn to honor her mother who was a master quilter and show the pride of their Appalachian heritage. In 2001, Donna suggested that rather than paint the quilt square on the barn herself, the community should come together and not only help with her barn, but create a driving trail ...
Quilt Barns. Monkey Wrench Pattern... my favorite.