May 20, 2024 6:25 pm

Every quilt has a story” The meaning of the Four Directions in Indigenous Culture. West, North, East, South –come the... View Article

Forsythe Family Farm

October 2, 2023 2:32 pm

Forsythe Family Farms began buisness in 1972 with the mission to strengthen the family, food and farm connection. This quilt... View Article

Yellowlees Family Farm

October 2, 2023 2:28 pm

This quilt block reflects the Yellowlees family’s current and past farm ventures and their life long love of agriculture. It... View Article

Dreaming of Maud

October 2, 2023 2:21 pm

This quilt, designed by Dee Vaz, is mounted on the Nesbit shed at the Uxbridge Historical centre and was moved... View Article

Garden of Eden Quilt

October 2, 2023 1:48 pm

Hinterland is a market garden farm started in 2016 with a commitment to organic farming techniques to preserve the land... View Article

Blu Blossom Quilt

October 2, 2023 11:58 am

Lavender Blu is a small family run lavender farm comprised of an ecogarden, an artisan lavender studio and a hobby... View Article

The Log Cabin Quilt

April 24, 2023 2:34 pm

This quilt, one of the earliest patterns in Canada, pays tribute to the 2 log cabins on site. The oldest... View Article

Linton Family Farm

January 13, 2023 2:15 pm

More than 50 years ago The Linton Farm Market was the original farm market in North Oshawa. Three generations of... View Article

Farm Leaves Quilt

January 13, 2023 2:10 pm

Ducks, Shetland Sheep and Belted Galloways are part of the family on our farm. The theme tree leaves, in four... View Article

Skuce Repairs

April 19, 2022 3:59 pm

Skuce Repairs was opened full-time in 1988 by Albert (Ab) and Linda Skuce on this property, purchased years before from... View Article

Cooper-McEwen Star

April 19, 2022 3:56 pm

The McEwen family immigrated to Canada in 1829 with four other families from Perthshire Scotland. Peter McEwen, his wife Isabella... View Article

Patterson Farm

April 19, 2022 3:46 pm

Bought in the 1960s by Ford & Carol Patterson to become a potato farm and then evolve into Patterson’s Berry... View Article

Lyall Farm

April 19, 2022 3:42 pm

The Lyall family home was established in 1983 by Stephen and Deborah Lyall. The area has been long standing farming... View Article

Quaile Family Farm

April 19, 2022 3:20 pm

The Quaile family has been farming in the area, and specifically on Mitch Owens Road, since the 1840s. The barn... View Article

Rural Ottawa

April 4, 2022 4:27 pm

Showcasing Ottawa South’s rural landscape  & it’s communities.

Our Family Compass

October 26, 2021 11:45 am

Heather ‘s parents ( Ron & Joyce Forbes) are avid travellers throughout Canada and United States, often embarking on road... View Article

Spiritual Sanctuary

October 26, 2021 11:43 am

The design of this quilt mirrors the United Church of Canada, as well as a spiritual and historic reminder. The... View Article

The Lovekin Family Quilt

October 26, 2021 11:41 am

Richard Lovekin came to Canada from Cork, Ireland in 1796. He had been granted 1200 acres in Clarke Township which... View Article

Traditions in Solina

October 26, 2021 11:38 am

This quilt represents a strong community and a tribute to the Solina Women’s Institute for their 113 years of dedicated... View Article

Connecting With Nature

October 26, 2021 11:36 am

The Gibson’s have been farming 120 years and are all about coexisting with nature. They have bees and encourage people... View Article

Star En Pointe

October 26, 2021 11:34 am

Five generations of sheep farmers have raised and shown sheep at local fairs and National Exhibitions. The natural springs at... View Article

The Honey Bee Comb

October 26, 2021 11:30 am

The darkened tree is a sunset perspective over the Enniskillen Valley as the moon comes up with 5 stars all... View Article

Growing Apples and Wine

October 26, 2021 11:27 am

This quilt design features the soil, orchard turf, blue sky and the yellow sun which are all the elements needed... View Article

The Bowmanview Quilt

October 26, 2021 11:25 am

Generations of memories for Thomas, Wilfrid, Eric & Aaron (TWEA). Cropping (corn), Holsteins, Angus, chickens and pigs at Bowmanview Farms... View Article

West Nipissing

February 21, 2020 3:04 pm

Discover West Nipissing’s Countryside. From cow pastures, to the canola fields, to the century old barns and country homes, all... View Article


October 30, 2021 2:04 pm

Our Community. Our Story. The Cavan Monaghan Barn Quilt (CMBQT) trail offers an educational, interactive and enjoyable experience that celebrates... View Article

Crow’s Feet

July 30, 2021 4:29 pm

The Ailsa Craig Town Hall was built in 1906 at a cost of $5,000.00.    It replaced a previous smaller... View Article

The North Star

July 30, 2021 4:21 pm

  The Municipality of North Middlesex was incorporated on January 1, 2001 through the amalgamation of five municipalities: the Townships... View Article

Dutton Dunwich

July 10, 2017 5:32 pm

Location of barn quilts in the Municipality of Dutton/Dunwich. We would like to thank Wallacetown Ag. Society for letting us... View Article

Ozark Maple Leaves

July 30, 2021 4:16 pm

This quilt block is in memory of the celebration of the Municipality`s sesquicentennial and the hope of a bright future.... View Article


July 30, 2021 4:05 pm

The story about this property is extremely interesting! In the early 1960`s, this ¾ acre property was severed off the... View Article

Five Stars

July 30, 2021 4:02 pm

 This property owner has five sons, each having a different birth stone; hence the quilt design choice of  “Five Stars”. ... View Article

Sawtooth Inspired

July 30, 2021 3:53 pm

 The family has been farming in North Middlesex since 1985. This design in these colours shows a ‘3D’ effect of... View Article

Compass Star

July 30, 2021 3:32 pm

            No matter your ancestry, home is what matters most! Brenda and Frank chose “Compass... View Article

Flag Iris

July 29, 2021 5:21 pm

This property, composed of three large lots, has been in Cathy`s family since the late 1800`s. It once stood on... View Article

North Middlesex

July 10, 2017 5:33 pm

Welcome to the Barn Quilts of North Middlesex updated barn quilt trail map! The Canada Barn Quilt Trails is excited... View Article

Canadian Maple Leaf

July 29, 2021 5:18 pm

For several generations, this picturesque property has been owned by one extended family; the current family members living here for... View Article

Compass Rose

July 29, 2021 5:13 pm

                                   COMPASS ROSE  ... View Article


July 29, 2021 4:59 pm

This family acquired sheep several years ago, believing that they would require less work than cattle. The two young sons... View Article

Busy Bee

July 29, 2021 4:54 pm

The barn quilt on this property represents this couple`s love and respect for honey bees.  As local beekeepers, they are... View Article

Scottish Thistle

July 29, 2021 4:44 pm

Choosing ‘The Scottish Thistle’ was an easy and perfect choice for a barn quilt design to adorn their barn. Both... View Article

Scottish Thistle

July 29, 2021 4:39 pm

            John ( Jack) Stewart emigrated to Canada from Scotland via the USA in 1841.  With... View Article

St George

July 10, 2017 5:32 pm

The St George Barn Quilt Trail is the legacy of the St George Bi-Centennial celebrations during 2014. Congratulations to the... View Article


July 29, 2021 3:34 pm

                                        ... View Article

Double Poppy

July 29, 2021 3:26 pm

                     The poppy tells us to remember and honour our War... View Article


May 23, 2018 9:06 am

The Hodgins have lived on “The Greenway” curve for 64 years, which is why they chose the quilt design “The... View Article

Shadow Star

May 23, 2018 7:51 am

      The 100-acre farm was bought as Crown land in 1858 by Thomas Nicholson and his sons, three... View Article

Family Quilt

November 7, 2017 7:56 am

Barn Quilt Painters Group

Blazing Star

August 27, 2017 2:56 pm

Harm Bakker bought this property 5 years ago and started a concrete business with just his son. Now he has... View Article

Harvest Wreath

August 27, 2017 2:38 pm

This is the farm of Mark and Sandra Thomson, located in the east half of Lot 6, Concession 12 in the... View Article

Stepping Stones

September 16, 2017 11:56 am

 This is a 4 generation Herrington family farm. Gravel and stone were originally hauled out of a pit on this... View Article