Barn Quilts of Washington County, Iowa
Plans are underway for one of
Barn quilts are large quilt patterns typically painted on eight foot square blocks and are displayed on barns or other outbuildings. They may be painted directly on the structure or painted on exterior grade plywood, mounted on a frame and then hung on the barn.
The committee is partnering with the Washington Chamber of Commerce Tourism Committee and Washington County Extension. They are looking for many individuals and groups to help with the project, whether through cash donations, committee work or as volunteers (block painters).
Follow the progress of the Barn Quilts of Washington County, Iowa, by clicking on the following links.
- Fundraiser for Barn Quilts of Washington County, Iowa
- Barn Quilts of Washington County, Iowa Receives $1,000 Grant from Pioneer Hi-Bred
- Washington County to Explore Possiblity of Barn Quilts
- Barn Quilt Committee Meets in January
- Chilcote Questers Donate to Barn Quilt Project
- Barn Quilt Committee Previews Quilt Block Prototype
- Barn Quilt Committee Presents First Quilt Trading Pin
- Lion's Club Learns About Barn Quilts
Check out the barn quilt photo gallery!
Also be sure to check out the Barn Quilts of Washington County, Iowa, website.
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