By Suzi Parron,Donna Sue Groves
The tale of the yankee cover path, that includes the colourful styles of duvet squares writ huge on barns all through North the US, 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 folk and areas that experience placed this flow on America’s vacationer and folks artwork map.
Through dozens of interviews with barn artists, committee participants, and barn proprietors Parron records a trip that started in 2001 with the founding father of the move, Donna Sue Groves. Groves’s wish to honor her mom with a cover sq. painted on their barn turned a bunch attempt that finally grew right into a county-wide venture. this day, registered cover squares shape an extended imaginary clothesline, showing on greater than 3 thousand barns scattered alongside 100 riding trails.
With greater than fifty full-color pictures, Parron records a flow that mixes rural financial improvement with an American folks paintings phenomenon.
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