Donna Sue Groves by TheHardestYear.com
Here is the story about the origin of barn quilts.
From http://TheHardestYear.com (July 2009)
Losing a job and learning you have cancer would devastate just about anybody – except for Donna Sue Groves. She is a survivor. What helps Donna Sue fight is the love and support of family and friends, and the community she has helped create through a simple idea of painting colorful quilt squares on barns.