Shotwell Farm Quilt "Dresden Plate"

Barn Information

Quilt: Dresden Plate

The Shotwells

Farm History:
The next barn quilt is in Greendell and on the Shotwell Farm. Its Dresden Plate design was very popular in the 1920’s and 30’s as decorated porcelain plates from Dresden Germany featuring flowers, fruits and foliage were very popular at this time. Feedsack fabric were commonly used in the construction of this quilt block. The block itself however was first stitched as early as 1834.

Get Directions To:
140 Shotwell Road
Newton, NJ 07860

Mission Statement
The mission of the Barn Quilt Association of New Jersey is to provide a sustainable heritage tourism attraction/activity while preserving and celebrating the unique agriculture, history, and arts culture of our area through visual combinations of barns and quilt designs, to educate the public and showcase our Garden State.

Founding Sponsors

Founding Partnerships Include:

NJ Museum of Agriculture
Blue Ridge Lumber
Hope Area Chamber of Commerce
Moravian Grange #187
Stewartsville Grange #121