Friday, September 10, 2010

MOTHER'S BARN QUILT.....

This is the "barn quilt" Mother has been working on this summer. In actuality, she does not have a barn. Her quilt is part of the detached garage. In this part of the country, you can find quilt designs painted on barns and various outbuildings. This quilt is not "painted" on the garage though. It is made up of 20 distinct pieces of painted wood, 12 inches square. They are secured to the wall and surrounded by a red frame "border".
In the morning the sunshine illuminates it and the colors glow. At night, the exterior light picks up the lighter colors and they shine.
Well done Mother! It was a vision you had and it came together with the help of family members. We are all proud of it!

5 comments:

Anonymous said...

How beautiful! I have to admit that when Mother first mentioned putting a quilt on the garage I thought she'd finally lost it. Guess the joke's on me! CShoe

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Jude said...

Yeah, you have to have the vision! It is beautiful!

Vanessa said...

gorgeous... in a manner of speaking, a painted wood mosaic mural

Jude said...

Another way to look at it indeed!