Barn Quilts and the American Quilt Trail Movement by Suzi Parron,Donna Sue Groves

By Suzi Parron,Donna Sue Groves

 The tale of the yankee duvet path, that includes the colourful styles of cover squares writ huge on barns all through North the USA, is the tale of 1 of the fastest-growing grassroots public arts activities within the usa and Canada. In Barn Quilts and the yank cover path Movement Suzi Parron travels via twenty-nine states and Canadian provinces to go to the folks and locations that experience positioned this move on America’s vacationer and people artwork map.

 Through dozens of interviews with barn artists, committee individuals, and barn proprietors Parron files a trip that begun in 2001 with the founding father of the flow, Donna Sue Groves. Groves’s wish to honor her mom with a duvet sq. painted on their barn grew to become a bunch attempt that finally grew right into a county-wide undertaking. this day, registered duvet squares shape a protracted imaginary clothesline, showing on greater than 3 thousand barns scattered alongside 100 riding trails.

 With greater than fifty full-color pictures, Parron files a circulate that mixes rural financial improvement with an American folks paintings phenomenon.

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