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Barbara Douglas is available for Guild Lectures/Trunk Shows and Workshops, contact for available dates.

Lectures

  • Keeping the Tradition Alive
    Lecture and Trunk Show is all about Barbara's traditional style quilts as well as her art quilts. She enjoys sharing and encouraging the tradition of stitching and quilting, with those that love it as much as she does.

  • Unconventional Threads in a Conventional World
    In this companion lecture Barbara shares her art quilts and projects using non-traditional threads. She speaks on overcoming the fears of going beyond the traditional and ways to try unconventional threads using a conventional sewing machine. Barbara also brings some of her more traditional quilts as well, just for the love of quilting.


Unconventional Threads
in a Conventional World

Workshops

  • Singular Sensations
    See how simple doesn't mean boring. Watch this simple singular block morph into one of 14 unique designs. Contact Barbara for more info on choosing a singular quilt workshop or choose 2 or 3 designs for members to work on and obtaining supply lists. Book is mandatory. Contact Barbara for more information. See quilt designs available in the book Singular Sensations, here.

  • Unconventional Threads in a Conventional World
    In this companion work shop you will use Presencia Perle Cotton #16 in the top of your home sewing machine, to create an embroidered Hibiscus and to texture-ize fabric using a straight stitch, or free motion stitching. Contact Barbara for more information.

Classes

  • An Old Fashioned Sampler
    In this beginner to advanced beginner workshop you will learn multiple techniques for common patch components such as; Half-Square-Triangles, Flying Geese, Square-in-a-Square and Quarter-Square Triangles. You will also learn make Half-Rectangle Triangles. accurate cutting sewing and cutting techniques.
    This 12 week (two hour per) workshop is available to shops or for your private groups of 4-6 students in Barbara's Stone Cottage Studio. 45 page work book included in the fee.
    Contact Barbara for available dates. Must be able to navigate stairs.

  • Singular Sensations - Class
    Barbara offers a 6 week workshop class in her Stone Cottage studio, choose one of the 14 unique designs. Available for your private groups of 4-6 students.
    Must be able to navigate stairs. See quilt designs available in the book Singular Sensations, here.


An Old Fashioned Sampler

Contact Barbara Douglas for :

  • Guild contract information and fees
  • Stone Cottage Studio classes and fees
  • Quilt Shop Classes, for information on setting up classes in local shops.

    (To be considered a local quilt shop, the shop must be within 60 miles of Midland Michigan.)

Barbara Douglas
Stone Cottage Designs
(989) 835-8762
barbara@stonecottagequilts.com

 
       
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