MY CUSTOM-MADE BARN QUILT!!

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I LOVE IT!!

I WENT ONLINE AND FOUND A PATTERN I LIKED.  MY FRIEND, CHRISTINE MEREDITH, MADE THIS 3′ X 3′ BARN QUILT FOR ME!  I HUNG IT ON THE ROAD SIDE OF A 1950s GARAGE MY FATHER-IN-LAW BUILT (we covered it with metal siding to preserve it)  ONE PICTURE IS CLOSE-UP, THE OTHER IS FROM NEAR THE END OF OUR DRIVEWAY.  WANT ONE?  CONTACT ME!

APARTMENT FOR RENT!


Our apartment located at 415-1/2 East 4th Street, Huntingburg, IN is available for rent effective July 1.   This is a 3-bedroom unit with a sun porch on the back, private entrance on 4th Street and in the rear.  Features a modern kitchen, large dining room and living room.  All original woodwork throughout and built-in oak bookcases separate the dining room from the living room.   The following pictures are a few years old.  The white stove and microwave have been replaced with stainless steel – stovetop is glass instead of individual burners.  All windows throughout the apartment were replaced last year.  There is NO W/D hookup available, but a laundromat is 2 blocks away.

I will be showing this apartment starting June 4.  If interested, please contact Sue at 812-630-9029.  Rent is $625/month, deposit required.  Utilities are shared, except for electric.

MEMORIAL WEEKEND SALE!


JOIN US MAY 26, 27, & 28 FROM 9:00 AM TO 4:00 PM (CENTRAL)

GRAINRY ANTIQUES & OTHER NEEDFUL THINGS IS HAVING A MEMORIAL DAY SALE!  WE ARE OFFERING GREAT PRICES ON EVERYTHING, BUT ESPECIALLY OUR BEAUTIFUL GLASSWARE AND DISHES – AT 50% OFF!  ALL FURNITURE IS UP TO 50% OFF!  AND…

INTRODUCING THE CHRISTINE MEREDITH BARN QUILT COLLECTION!

CHRISTINE WILL BE AT THE SALE SHOWING HER BEAUTIFUL QUILT PATTERNS.  SHE WILL TAKE SPECIAL ORDERS AND ENCOURAGES EVERYONE TO BRING A SQUARE OR PICTURE OF THEIR FAVORITE QUILT TO SEE IF SHE CAN REPRODUCE IT FOR YOU!  WHAT A GREAT GIFT IDEA!

THE FOLLOWING ARE PICTURES OF HER QUILTS:

 

BARN QUILTS…

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THE 2 BARN QUILTS I POSTED EARLIER HAVE DRAWN A LOT OF ATTENTION!  THESE HANGINGS ARE DONE BY A LOCAL ARTISAN, CHRISTINE MEREDITH,  WHO DOES A FABULOUS JOB WITH HER DESIGNS.  SHE HAS MANY MORE AND I WILL BE POSTING THEM WITHIN THE WEEK SO EVERYONE CAN SEE HOW GORGEOUS THEY ARE!    THESE QUILTS WILL SELL FOR $80.00 EACH FOR THE 2′ X 2′.  AT OUR SHOW, COMING UP IN APPROXIMATELY 2 WEEKS, SHE WILL BE TAKING ORDERS.

SHE DOES LARGER SIZES, AND WILL BE HAPPY TO LOOK AT YOUR SPECIAL PATTERN TO DETERMINE IF SHE CAN MAKE IT FOR YOU.

WATCH THIS SPACE FOR  MORE INFORMATION AND THE COLLECTION OF PICTURES OF HER WONDERFUL ARTWORK!

BEAUTIFUL BARN QUILTS!

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20170422_104729Once upon a time, back in the old days, farmers used to paint pictures on their barns, advertisements (like Mail Pouch Tobacco signs) were offered to farmers for free, and they would otherwise try to make the barns a bit more attractive.  About the year 2000, Barn Quilts made a comeback and have been popular for most of the last 17 years. Don’t know what a Barn Quilt is?  Well, it’s a wooden wall hanging that looks like a quilt square.  They come in a variety of sizes with just about any imaginable pattern you can think of.  I have two to share with you that were made by Christine Meredith of Dale, Indiana.  I think they are beautiful!  These pieces measure 2′ by 2′ and are 2″ deep.  They’re heavy – roughly 13 pounds each.  They are finished strong so they can be hung outdoors (on the side of your house or garage – or wherever) and withstand the weather for years!  Let me know what you think of them by “rating” or “commenting” on this post!  I’d appreciate it!

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