Category Archives: Barn Quilts in the NEWS

Waconia Public Schools – Edible Classroom Barn Quilt

As of August 19th, 2014 the Barn Quilts of Carver County is displaying a new quilt block at the Waconia Public Schools Edible Classroom Site, adjacent to the Clearwater Middle School Entrance. The quilt block has been a work in progress … Continue reading

Posted in Barn Quilts in the NEWS | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Barn quilts project recipient of local $500 Touchstone Energy Community Award

JORDAN, MN, Jan. 14, 2014 – The Barn Quilts of Carver County is the recipient of Minnesota Valley Electric Cooperative’s 2013 Touchstone Energy Community Award.   The barn quilts project is a community-based artistic venture, which gives volunteers of all … Continue reading

Posted in Barn Quilts in the NEWS | Leave a comment

Barn Quilts in Chanhassen Villager Nov 2011

“Quilter Naomi Russell and artist Suzanne Thiesfeld coordinated the Barn Quilts of Carver County project. More than a dozen barn quilts were installed throughout rural Carver County last summer, creating an open air art gallery celebrating the county’s rural heritage, … Continue reading

Posted in Barn Quilts in the NEWS | Leave a comment

MVEC in the News for Barn Quilt Project

The Electric Co-op Today Newsletter picked up our story about the Carver County Barn Quilts thanks to a Google Alert about Minnesota Valley Electric Cooperative, our barn quilt installers. Amazing how technology works. Here’s the link to their article about … Continue reading

Posted in Barn Quilts in the NEWS | Leave a comment

Barn Quilts in the News Again

Hello fellow art enthusiasts! Both the Chaska Herald & Chanhassen Villager featured stories about the barn quilt project. To view the article & comment follow the link below: http://www.chanvillager.com/view/full_story/14702644/article-Brushes–not-needles–bring-Barn-Quilts-to-life-? For ongoing project updates, comments & volunteer opportunities check the website … Continue reading

Posted in Barn Quilts in the NEWS | Leave a comment

Barn Quilt Project Seeking Installation Sponsors

Designs have been selected, painting has commenced and the blocks are stunning! We can’t wait to see them go up. Although we do have some funds available to rent equipment for installation, volunteer vehicles & operators would allow us to … Continue reading

Posted in Barn Quilts in the NEWS | Leave a comment

Waconia Patriot reports on Barn Quilts

On April 13th, 2011 the Waconia Patriot ran an article about the new Barn Quilts for Carver County project. Here’s the link. It also appeared in the Carver County News, the Norwood Young America Times and other Sun Patriot Newspapers. … Continue reading

Posted in Barn Quilts in the NEWS | Leave a comment