I would like to tell you about the Barn Quilt Trails, that I just find fascinating and would love to have someday a wooden shed and create a wooden quilt block for it!!
Where does the Barn Quilt Trail come from?
In Adams County, Ohio, in 2001, Donna Sue Groves set out to honer her mother, Maxine, and her quilt art by painting a quilt block on her tobacco barn.
Her idea had a big success and soon her friends and neighbors wanted barn quilts for their own.
Donna realized that her idea had an effect on the area, so she decided to paint barns with quilt squares all over, soon the first barn quilt trail was born.
A Quilt Trail, is a collection of quilt blocks on a series of barns that are on a walking or driving trail, the quilt patterns don't have to only be on bars, it can be on the side of any building the quilter sees fit to put them on.
Since the barn quilt project, many quilt trails have been launched, these works of art have brought serious tourism boosts to rural...