How to make a barn quilt

How to Make a Barn Quilt – Time to Paint | Handmade Spark

Barn Quilts and the American Quilt Trail

Awesome barn with quilt block.

Phoenix Fire Falconry: Barn Quilts

old barn with weathervane quilt block

Original graphic ~ 1917 cover of "Farmyard Favorites"

More barns...with barn quilt!

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.

Historical Society of Greenfield, Ohio

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