Monthly Archives: October 2010

Ohio Star

The Jim Wirth centennial farm at 2886 200th Ave., Reed City, MI boasts this Ohio Star quilt block, chosen by Jim’s mother Leona just because she has hopes of making a similar one someday. This barn sits in a hollow … Continue reading

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Another Duo–Origami Star and Grandmother’s Flower Garden

The Old Rugged Cross Historical Museum in Reed City, MI is now the home of two quilt blocks. The museum is built near the home of Rev. George Bennard, who wrote the hymn which is a favorite of many, “The … Continue reading

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Color Tour/Quilt Barn Tour

Coming up this weekend–Saturday, October 9, 2010. The OLAH Studio at 207 N. Main St., Evart, MI, will be open from 1-2:30, serving light refreshments and maps & brochures of the quilt trail will be available. Our painting studio at … Continue reading

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Whitman’s Pride

Whitman’s Pride quilt block depicts freedom from noise and haste and proclaims peace and silence as is known in the beauty and life of the surroundings. Duane And Priscilla Whitman mounted this block on an existing sign post at 10536 … Continue reading

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Americana Star

Robert and Janet VanderPloeg chose the Americana Star block for their barn to commemorate Robert’s military service during the Korean War.  This block is featured in Eleanor Burns book “Quilt Blocks on American Barns”.  The barn is located at 16603 … Continue reading

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Star of Bethlehem

Lavina McKay chose this Star of Bethlehem quilt block to be reproduced from an antique quilt that she owns. Her barn is located at 1799 155th Ave. Hersey, MI.

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