Barn Quilts. Suzi Parron.

How I made my own Barn Quilt

Barn Quilt

Like colossal roadside canvases, barn quilts artistically combine two symbols of Midwest heritage--barns and quilts. The colorful patterns, painted on hundreds of barns throughout the region, create the backdrop for a series of driving and walking tours perfect for an afternoon escape.

Barn Quilts and The American Quilt Trail Movement Saturday, April 14th at 2pm at the Kankakee Public Library, 201 E. Merchant St., Kankakee, IL Through years of research, author Suzi Parron examines the history of the Barn Quilt Movement. Though it began as a lone woman's project to honor her mother, the the American Quilt Trail has grown to include thousands of quilt squares all across the United States! Join us for this fantastic event!

Grampa's Saw Mill - this is a fabric quilt but you can see it would make an awesome barn quilt

barn quilt

Barn Quilts and The American Quilt Trail Movement Saturday, April 14th at 2pm at the Kankakee Public Library, 201 E. Merchant St., Kankakee, IL Through years of research, author Suzi Parron examines the history of the Barn Quilt Movement. Though it began as a lone woman's project to honor her mother, the the American Quilt Trail has grown to include thousands of quilt squares all across the United States! Join us for this fantastic event!

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Barn Quilts and the American Quilt Trail: Kentucky QuestBarn quilt calendar 2011barn quilts quilt trail

honeybee barn quilt | Honey Bee Kentucky

Tennessee Tulip quilt pattern painted on a barn in Shady Valley, Tennessee, USA.

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barn quilts

On the hilltops of Appalachia can be seen barns with large quilt designs. Some of these designs originated in the mid 1800s and were directed

Barn quilts

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pretty barn!