Barn quilt

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Project by jtriggs posted 953 days ago 1128 views 1 time favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The wife and I got our first barn quilt completed in December and hung about New Year time. It looks very nice on our barn/garage. It is 4’ x 4’ and has 2×2s around the edge on the back for stiffness. My wife has become unemployed recently and wants to start making these as a little business.

For those that don’t know, barn quilts have been popping up on rural barns for the last several years around the country. Most are painted examples of traditional quilt block patterns, some are very non-traditional. I like them all.

Not a lot of woodworking in it but I did use a saw and sander so it counts.

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#1 posted 953 days ago

Very nice . Is it silk screened ?

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 952 days ago

Avery interesting project. I like it.

-- It's all fun, Terry******N. Idaho

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#3 posted 416 days ago

This came up under the ‘roll the dice’ feature on the home screen. A very interesting pattern and inspiring.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging.

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