Tuesday, January 25, 2011

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Barn Quilt Presentation
Saturday, Jan. 29th, 2011 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cost: Free

Location: Kankakee County Historical Society Museum
801 S. Eighth Ave.
Kankakee, IL 60901

Description: Learn more about the Barn Quilts of Kankakee County at the first of the museum's new lecture series. Free and open to the public, go on a "tour" of the Barn Quilts. Learn the stories about each block and the barns they adorn. Refreshments will be served.


Quilt Barn Committee Meeting
Wednesday., Feb 2, 2011, 6:30 pm

Location: Snyder House at Cottell Park,
5847 Irwin-Simpson Rd,
Deerfield Township, OH

Description: The MDAA is looking for like minded people interested in creating more quilt barns throughout the Warren County region. The MDAA is looking for those who are interested in building a stronger sense of community by celebrating the history, fiber arts, the land and the people of the county through this on-going project.

Deerfield Township is just North of the beltway around Cincinnati. The Mason-Deerfield Arts Alliance has done a wonderful job putting together a short YouTube video of the painting and hanging of the Fleckenstein Quilt Barn: see how it was done. (click here)

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