Thursday, April 21, 2016

Suzie Shaffer, Woodson County Historical Society
barn quilter and Sharon Heidemann,
KSFHQT Wabaunsee County Rep, visit
about the Yates Center "Quilts Around
The Square" project.

KSFHQT Visits Woodson County
Sharon Heidemann, KSFHQT Wabaunsee County Rep, and Connie Larson, KSFHQT, visited the Woodson County Historical Society painters on April 20th in Yates Center. The group has been busy painting since their first barn quilt class given by the KSFHQT back in September, 2014. 

Soon the "Quilts Around the Square" will be added to the KSFHQT website, as well as many barn quilts through the town of Yates Center and out in the rural areas of Woodson County.

The Woodson County Historical Society painters are busy getting ready for the Sunflower Quilter’s Guild Quilt Show at the Riverside Community Building in Iola, Saturday from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. and Sunday noon - 4 p.m.  The historical society will have 25 2' x 2' barn quilts on display and for sale. The proceeds of the barn quilt sales goes to the Woodson County Historical Society for special projects.

Sunday, April 17, 2016


KSFHQT Info Shared
KSFHQT Wabaunsee County co-chairman, Sharon Heidemann,
displayed barn quilts and the Wabaunsee County info
at Spring Crank Up! held at Ag Heritage Park, Alta Vista,
on Saturday, April 16th.

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

"Painted Quilts Across the Flint Hills"
exhibit at the Great Overland Station
had many visitors on Saturday, April 9th, including the Kaw Valley Quilt Guild, Wamego, and Crawford gals
from Grantville.

Friday, April 8, 2016

The Kansas Flint Hills Quilt Trail enjoyed presenting a program for the Perceptor Zeta Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi in Marsyville Thursday evening, April 7th, in conjunction with their annual salad supper. The Chapter had been busy painting barn quilts for the table decor and used for door prizes. Way to go!

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Have you seen this quilt

in the barn quilt exhibit in Topeka?

If not, there is still time

Exhibit open through April 30.

Sue Hageman made this quilt

featuring a quilt block pattern

from each of the 22 counties.

See many barn quilt examples
as well as quilts that match barn quilts.

“Painted Quilts Across the Flint Hills”
An Exhibit
by the
Kansas Flint Hills Quilt Trail
The rich beauty and history of the Flint Hills
through the art form of barn quilts.
On Display in the Fink Exhibit Gallery
The Great Overland Station
701 N Kansas Ave, Topeka KS 66610
Hours: Tuesday - Saturday 10:00-4:00
Note Station Closings:
Saturday, April 16, 2016 at 1 pm
Friday, April 22, 2016
Friday, April 29, 2016  

Saturday, April 2, 2016

End of the Trail Quilt Guild's
"Sunflower Journey Quilt Show"
 At the fairgrounds, Sterl Hall, in Abilene
619 N Rogers St at Eisenhower Park
Saturday, April 2 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, April 3 12:00 - 4:00 p.m.

165 quilts on display 

Also featuring a barn quilt!
  "Sunflower" - appropriately painted for the show theme
4x4 foot barn quilt - painted by Lori Hambright.

The 3 ladies in the photo are part of the EoTQG committee who have helped put this event together. Photo by Lori Hambright.