December 18, 2012
Here's a paper-pieced tree for all seasons from Bonnie Browning.  Use it for the holiday season or make your own forest of trees using this simple pattern.
The idea of patterns and symbols on barns began about 300 years ago when immigrants left the Rhine region of Germany and settled in Pennsylvania. The Amish, Mennonites, Lutherans, and other Reform groups painted small quilt-like patterns on their barns to celebrate their heritage, bring good fortune, ward off bad spirits, and provide protection for...