The Thumb Quilt Trail was established to promote tourism, to promote appreciation of barns, to tell the story of a small agricultural community and to promote the art, craft and legacy of quilt making in the Thumb region.

The Thumb Quilt Trail is meant to showcase, preserve and celebrate the Thumb Region's rural and agricultural heritage and traditions. The Trail will draw barn, history and quilting enthusiasts to our area.



The quilt trail concept has been in place nationwide for many years and in Michigan since 2009.  Currently there are barn quilt trails in twenty-one Michigan counties.  The Thumb Quilt Trail includes Huron, Sanilac, and Tuscola Counties..

What is a barn quilt trail?  It's an opportunity to drive in the countryside and view a barn or business with a quilt pattern square in full view.  It's a great way to take a leisurely drive, enjoy the countryside and a new route to a destination.  The visitor obtains a map from the internet or printed versions located at local businesses and can choose the day, time and route best suited for them.

Photos provided by Terry Klein of Teka Pix Photography, Caro, MI
You may contact Terry directly at teka@centurytel.net or 989-673-7995.

Logo Designed by Dale Perz of PERZPECTIVES Advertising & Graphic Design



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Join the fun Wednesday, October 4th from 3-5 p.m.
Thumb National Bank in Cass City
to promote the photos of the Thumb Quilt Trail
Light refreshments will be served

We are honored and excited to announce that Thumb National Bank
has printed and framed (36" x24") eight photos of our barn quilts and
put up a display in their Cass City branch at  6132 Cass City Rd,
Cass City, MI 48726. Stop by and see them during regular business hours.