Category Archives: Barn Quilt Champions.
The people behind the movement!
Champions creating an Arts Corridor
Chris Dewit Construction Inc. Phone: (519) 476-7331
T.L. McCallum Construction Ltd. Phone: (519) 851-7257
F.T. Garage, Gary Couckuyt
The Clench Trust
Project Background and Objectives
The goal of the Ontario Barn Quilt Trails project is to promote barn quilt trails throughout Ontario as a way to tell community stories. There will be a conference in October to share best practices and tools for implementing community barn quilt projects. The project will provide seed funding to a few communities to demonstrate how a project is put together.
Barn quilts are already popping up across Ontario. What is needed now is a powerful on-line map where (1) communities can register their barn quilts, (2) where appreciators can discover and read the stories that go with the barn quilts (and plan their trip to visit them), and (3) where businesses and organizations can help promote the barn quilt trails.
Barn quilts have proven to be powerful medium for communities to tell their stories. Museum curators across the five counties of Elgin, Oxford, Norfolk, Middlesex, and Elgin established several trails in 2012. They discovered that barn quilts work at many levels: Read the rest of this entry
The Chippewa Barn Quilters Group Commemorated First Nation Women & Families of the War of 1812
Thursday, September 27, 2012 at the Antler River Seniors Centre, north of Muncey Village