I was surprised and delighted last week to discover a big colourful quilt square newly mounted on the side of a barn. It's down the road north to Meaford, straight north of here, a road I've driven dozens of times over the past few years.
Someone came up with a pretty neat design for this quilt pattern.
I was driving by as always, but just caught a glimpse of something different out of the corner of my eye. I'm sure this hasn't been there for more than a few weeks.
It fits very nicely on the barn wall, and I'm sure it will get more than a few curious glances. It's the first one that I've seen here in the valley.
I've thought of doing something like this myself on the side of our big garage. Maybe I will. And I've a good mind to stop n at the farm, say hello and thank them for brightening up the neighbourhood!
Been a long time since I've linked in to Tom's
A quilt block and the name and date of the farm on the barn, now this is very special. It's nice that they put a large 8' x 8' block up, so much easier to see. Thanks for stopping back again. I hope that your return again.ReplyDelete
Wonderful, at last we get to see a quilt here. Super design and colours. I'm sure Mrs F.G. can come up with a plan for you.ReplyDelete
I bet that crafty wife of yours could come up with a knockout design for your barn.ReplyDelete
It looks great! We bought a small one and put it on our shed.ReplyDelete
Beautiful, unique, eye catching! Great idea. Thank you for sharing.ReplyDelete
Hello, it is a pretty quilt. I love seeing the quilt barns. Happy Monday, enjoy your new week ahead!ReplyDelete
It's very beautiful indeed. Why don't you do something like that and share it with me? Is it made of cloth? Will it weather well? :-)ReplyDelete
I have a couple of maps for following the quilt barn trail and keep meaning to do the tour...ReplyDelete
perhaps a long drive in an air-conditioned car would have been a good idea these last few weeks!
I have a picture of this barn - but it would be from 5-6 years ago, and no quilt block.
The barn quilt trails maps I have are for Oxford and Norfolk counties and there are a few around Brantford (though I've found many of those aren't actually on barns). barnquilttrails.ca has more that are even further afield.Delete
Well it certainly draws attention and looks quite a contrast to the old barn!ReplyDelete
Lovely! That's a great way to decorate an old barn.ReplyDelete
Quite a cool pattern!ReplyDelete
Very nice. There a quite a few quilt patterns on the barns around here.ReplyDelete
That does look nice, and I like the patternReplyDelete
All the best Jan
I do like the contrast and sharpness you have give these photos. I like the grain of the wood on the barn and the pureness of color for the quilt.ReplyDelete
Looks great doesn't it , really picks it all up and makes it stand out . Lovely photos . Thanks for sharing , Have a good day !ReplyDelete
I just love it when I am driving down the road and I see where the owners of a barn have put up a painted quilt square. They add so much to the barns. And it is always fun to see what quilt pattern each one chooses. This is a nice one, and the barn is a beauty. genieReplyDelete
You should stop in! I love it, too!ReplyDelete
This is such a striking quilt block.ReplyDelete