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Experience Barn Quilts of Simcoe County

The Simcoe County Barn Quilt Trail is a self-guided experience and provides a new approach to exploring the area by navigating between 156 quilt locations. It highlights the county’s many farm-based businesses and tell stories that are intrinsic to the rich fabric of Simcoe County.  But what is a barn quilt, exactly? Each quilt block is painted, not sewn, as many first think, on 8×8’ aluminum panels. Using aluminum ensures that the quilts will last. The panels are attached to a wood frame and lag bolted to the structure to make sure they stand the test of the gustiest of Georgian Bay breezes.

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Barn Quilts Activity Experiences

Purple and Blue Cow

Wandering Goose

Memere’s Double Card Trick

Forest Retreat Compass

Fat Rooster

Wallwin Family Crest

Log Cabin

Mother’s Choice

Simcoe county barn quilt guide map


Prefer a paper copy? Email with your mailing address and we will send you a copy,​ at no cost.

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