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Sunflower Star Barn Quilt

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Sunflower Star Barn Quilt

As the summer heat begins to fade, our mountain begins to burst in colors of yellow, orange and rust.  It's sunflower season and the colors of those cheerful blooms are a welcoming call to the fall season.  This year we are adding one of our favorite sunflower barn quilts to the Tweetle Dee pattern & kit collection.  Welcome the  Sunflower Star . This is one of our most loved fall barn quilts, and not it is available as a sizable full color pattern.  So, whatever size sunflower you want to paint the step by step instructions will help you to paint this...

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Orchard Tree Barn Quilt

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Orchard Tree Barn Quilt

The buds are popping out in all of the orchards around our mountain community with bright swatch paths of pink, peach and red.  We are so excited to release our newest original barn quilt design, The Orchard Tree.   The Orchard TreeWe love this design with it's half square triangles all pointing to the heart of the tallest orchard tree in the field.  The little burst of color are the fruits of the orchard, apples, peaches and cherries.  Dry brushed on farm wood and framed in a black wash, it has the look of wood fruit crates.  Our Orchard Tree is available in...

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Orchard Star Barn Quilt

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Orchard Star Barn Quilt

Of the 4,600 barn quilts we have painted at Tweetle Dee over the past five years by far our most loved is the Orchard Star.  It is an original design and is now in the shop for order with a pattern releasing soon.  Adapted from our beloved Harvest Star, this star has a deep Old Crow background and colors from our Prairie Paint collection.  Each of the colors in this design were inspired by the fruits and colors of the orchard on my family's farm.  In the spring and summer, berries bursted with colors of reds, purples, and blues.  In summer, the...

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The Farmer's Wife Barn Quilt

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The Farmer's Wife Barn Quilt

One of my favorite designs I have ever made was the Farmer's Wife.  You all know how much I love the Farmer's Daughter and how much I relate to being a farmer's daughter, but I'm also a farmer's wife.   I sat down with pencil and paper and graphed out a similar design to the Farmer's Daughter and fell in love with this simple pattern, the Farmer' s Wife.   The cross bars represent the anchor that a woman is to those around her with the small color design in the center being her heart.   The points of the design are directed...

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Sawtooth Star Barn Quilt

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Sawtooth Star Barn Quilt

I love my stars!  I try to shoot for the star, look to the stars and paint & quilt stars every day, so it's no wonder that the pattern I made for my Mini Barn Quilt Block Sets has now gone big and bright.   The Sawtooth Star Barn Quilt is now in the Tweetle Dee Shop ready for pre-orders!  It comes in three framed sizes and can be painted in any of our gorgeous Prairie Paint Collection colors. We also have full color, step by step paint guides available as a PDF download or a ready to ship pattern.  Also, here this week...

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