JOIN US ON THE UPPER CUMBERLAND QUILT TRAIL
The Upper Cumberland Quilt Trail is part of a commitment to preserve the historical craft of traditional quilting.
invite you to drive along the Upper Cumberland Quilt Trail and enjoy
the beautiful countryside of the counties in the Upper Cumberland
Region. The Trail is a very scenic driving tour which can be followed
via the maps included on this website.
By following the maps
you will see not only the beautiful and historic barns owned by local
farm families but gorgeous quilt squares displayed on businesses and
homes in the various communities. Quilt squares range from 2’x2’ to
8’x8’ wood squares. The blocks are replicas of treasured family
heirlooms. In painting their favorite patterns on barns, businesses and
homes, we are honoring local quilters who are well known for their
skills of using every piece of scrap fabric to create a beautiful work
of art that is also a useful item in the home.
convenience, there are signs to guide you from site to site Along the
way you will also have the opportunity to visit local fabric shops,
country stores, antique shops, galleries, businesses, and historical
places. Stop and have dinner at the many quaint ”eateries” and enjoy
some local flavor.
There are many established and famous Quilt
Trails throughout the country with a large selection of painted barns.
Our Quilt Trail is in its beginning stages but we are quickly growing
as more of the 16 counties in the Upper Cumberland region are joining
Safety & Respecting Private Property
be careful and cautious when driving our Quilt Trail. The Trail is
located on public county roads and appropriate safety measures should
be taken when stopping. Most sites are located on Private Property.
Please view the sites from the Public Road except where indicated by
We are indebted to our individual and business hosts and appreciate their generosity. Please respect their privacy.
Have a safe trip and please enjoy the ride and the view along the way!