Sunday, October 16, 2011

Birth of a Barn Quilt

Sean's brother, Paul, was our master carpenter on the project

and his sister, Carman provided the artistic skills

The farm crew discusses the installation plan

Up, up, up it goes...

Just a little higher...

The "Blue Gate Star" in its place of honor.

4 comments:

Claire the Shepherdess said...

LOVE it! Looks fabulous. How inspiring. One of these days I'd love to put one of those up here. Of course, simple things like plumbing and heating have to come first...sigh...

Tiggeriffic said...

Oh my goodness ~ I'm in the process of making a barn quilt.. I love yours. Very colorful.. Here in Iowa there is a lot of these on barns..Didn't realize until last winter how they were actually made..I can hardly wait to get started on mine..
Yours is so beautiful~!
Have a Tiggeriffic Day~ ta ta for now from Iowa:)

BlueGate said...

So Tiggeriffic, what part of Iowa are you in? We are in Marion County.

Amy said...

I love the photos of the process. So cool!