Monday, April 15, 2013

Barn Quilt Contest 2013

Have you ever seen a Barn Quilt?  Do you have a big quilt block painted on your barn, silo, corn crib or shed?  I wish I did.  In fact, I've only ever seen ONE actual barn quilt!  But if I did have one, I'd love it to look like this:

Bloomin' Starflower

Yep.  Looks terrific. 
I kinda like this one too! 

Midwest Star

These are my entries in AccuQuilt's Barn Quilt Design Contest this year.  It's a fun way to play in my EQ (Electronic Quilt) program, and has paid off a couple of times.  I always try to keep the designs simple, something that I would paint on a barn or shed door; something that would translate well into an actual quilt.

These two designs (#25 and #14) made it in to the Top 100 for this year's contest!  Winners will be announced at the AccuQuilt booth in Paducah at the end of the month.

Happy Quilting!


  1. Great Blocks Deonn. Good luck. And thank you

  2. We have a shed and I'm having my husband paint a quilt block on it.....I hope to get it done in the next few weeks.....I can't wait...I will be able to see it from my sewing room.....

  3. Thanks for sharing the pattern. The blocks are lovely.


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