Quilts on Barns

Black-eyed Susan
Jacobson Heg Park
Ohio Star Variation

Building Information

Building Information: 
Racine County is home to one of the first barn quilt projects in the state. In 2009-10, 21 brightly colored 8' x 8' quilt pattern blocks were installed on wooden barns across the county. The goal of the project was to highlight the unique architecture and history of barns in our county, draw attention to ag-tourism based businesses, educate residents and visitors on Racine County's rich quilting tradition and promote quilting as a form of art. The project is sponsored by the Racine Arts Council, Real Racine and the Racine Heritage Museum. Hundreds of individuals and numerous groups were involved in the project.

Barns Repair

Open House Racine County supports people who want to start barns repairs. If they don't have enough money, 1FirstCashAdvance is ready to provide renovations loans with reasonable interest rates and flexible repayment schedules. The materials for construction are available at the local building shop. People are recommended to assess the total budget for barns repair and keep the list while borrowing money for construction.

Visitor Experience

Visitor Experience: 
The 21 "Quilts on Barns" locations are scattered across the County, from the shadow of the Wind Point Lighthouse on the Lake Michigan shoreline to the quaint rustic roads in the western parts of the county. All are indicated on the Open House Racine County map and are visible from the road. At each location you will find a roadside sign with the name of the quilt block, the sponsor of that location and the local, non-profit group that painted it.


Log Cabin
2826 Maple Road
Burlington, WI 53105

54-40 or Fight
28503 Durand Ave
Burlington, WI 53105

Indian Trail
6203 Big Bend Road
Waterford, WI 53185

Tulip Basket
6119 Heg Park Road
Wind Lake, WI 53185

Wild Goose Chase
22020 W. Seven Mile Road
Franksville, WI 53126

Tennessee Star
4603 108th Street
Raymond, WI 53126

Bear's Paw
12305 Braun Road
Sturtevant, WI 53177

Lady of the Lake
1330 Borgardt Rd
Mount Pleasant, WI 53177

Indian Paintbrush
1637 Airline Road
Racine, WI 53406

Ohio Star Variation
4638 Nicholson Road
Racine, WI 53126

Corn and Beans
6123 Hwy. 38
Racine, WI 53126

Black'Eyed Susan
5553 Short Road
Racine, WI 53402

8140 Foley Road
Racine, WI 53402

Square in a Square
5915 Seven Mile Road
Racine, WI 53402

Mariner's Compass
4164 Lighthouse Drive
Wind Point, WI 53402

Vine of Friendship
29614 Mt. Tom Rd.
Burlington, WI 53105

Swing on a Star
17201 Old Yorkville Rd. (best seen from Hwy 20)
Yorkville, WI 53182

Mosaic Twirl
1509 51st St.
Raymond, WI 53108

19030 Plank Rd.
Yorkville, WI 53182

Four Fkags
8024 Nicholson Rd.
Caledonia, WI 53108

Sawtooth 16 Patch
2500 Raynor Ave.
Norway, WI 53126



9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Event Permissions:

Photography Permitted: 
Photography Permitted
Filming Permitted: 
Filming Permitted

Building Accessibility:

Fully accessible to persons with disabilities

Restroom Availability:

Restrooms will not be available for visitors