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Monday, December 23, 2013

Fannie's Fan

This is an 8 x 8 barn quilt I made this summer.  It looks great on this building! The pattern is called Fannie's Fan - I love the variety of colors!

Monday, December 9, 2013

Carpenter's Square

This is 6 x 6 barn quilt called Carpenter's Square.  This design is a real favorite! It always looks stunning.

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Dakota Star

This is a one foot square barn quilt called Dakota Star. The drawing next to it shows what I used to design this block.

Friday, November 1, 2013

Kansas Star

This is a 1 foot by 1 foot barn quilt called Kansas Star.  It is available for sale.  The tiny image next to it is the printout of the design.

Friday, October 18, 2013

Harvest Star

This 8 x 8 barn quilt is called Harvest Star.  What a stunning design.  You can find it nestled in the Loess Hills of western Iowa!

Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Twin Star on Corn Crib

This is the Twin Star on the corn crib at the fair.

Twin Star

This 2 x 2 barn quilt is called Twin Star.  It was donated to the Woodbury County Fair Old Town.

Friday, September 13, 2013

Time & Tide on Corn Crib

This is the 2 x 2 "Time & Tide" on the corn crib at the fair.  Kids could ride pedal tractors through the corn crib.  It was a big hit!

Time & Tide

This is a 2 x 2 that was on the miniature corn crib at the Woodbury County Fair in Old Town.

Friday, August 9, 2013

Fannie's Fan

This is an 8 x 8 barn quilt called Fannie's Fan. This was so fun to make with all the different colors.  There are nine different colors of paint in this barn quilt.  It was like making a quilt out of fabric!

Monday, August 5, 2013

Garden Star

This is a 3 x 3 barn quilt called Garden Star. Bright, cheerful colors!

Thursday, August 1, 2013

Summer Winds

This is a 2 x 2 barn quilt called Summer Winds.  This is on a miniature barn at Old Town at the Woodbury County Fair.

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Rolling Star

The rolling star is one of my most popular designs.  Here is a 4 x 4 in deep, rich burgundy, navy and hunter green.  The white really sets of the dark colors.

Friday, July 12, 2013

Carpenter's Square

This is an 8 x 8 Carpenter's Square.  This is such a popular design.  It is such a classic pattern and looks great in the burgundy, navy and white.

Sunday, July 7, 2013


This is on the other side of the post from the previous post.  This 2 x 2 is called weathervane.

Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Twinkling Star

This is a new 2 x 2 barn quilt that I hung at the end of my driveway.

Sunday, June 9, 2013

Unknown design

This is an 8 x 8 design that I worked on this winter.  I have customized several of my barn quilts for my customers. If anyone knows the name of this block, let me know!

Saturday, May 25, 2013

Twirling Star

This 4 x 4 is called Twirling Star. You can find this one in Minnesota somewhere! Let me know if you see it!

Saturday, May 18, 2013

Rolling Star

This pattern is called the rolling star.  I have done this block several times.  I customed this 4 x 4 barn quilt with the letter "F" in the corner.

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Twin Star

This is a 4 x 4 block called Twin Star.  It is a variation of the popular Ohio Star. The purple, blue, green, yellow, and orange make a very colorful barn quilt!

Monday, January 21, 2013

T Block

This 4 x 4 barn quilt is called the "T" block.  Each of the four colors creates the letter "T". The white create a good contrast to the navy, green, gold and dark red.

Thursday, January 3, 2013

Rolling Star

This 4 x 4 barn quilt is the rolling star pattern.  I really like the combination of dark red, blue and green with the white.  Very striking colors!