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Meet Our Instructors

Interested in Becoming an Instructor?

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Talara Parrish

North Carolina

Currently offering hosting in Ashe, Allegany, Watagua and Wilkes Co, NC. 

On-Line classes offered on various BQ related topics.

Host A Class with Talara

2x2 BQ on Aluminum Composite

Paint, Tape and Sealer

10 Patterns to choose from

Up to 12 guest

Host gets their BQ for FREE


Shannon Giust


Shannon provides a

2 x 2 Barn Quilt

MDO or Aluminum

Composite (AC)

All supplies

She offers  8 patterns to

choose from and a

wide variety of paint


Minimum of 8 and

up to 12 people

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Mary Jo Schmid

Crooked Lane Farm Folk School

ND, ND, SD, MN, Arizona

Mary Jo will guide you through the Barn Quilt painting process with enthusiasm while she educates your group on the history of barn quilts.

All materials provided.

Options in sizes, patterns and colors offered.

Check current scheduled in your area or

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Nekita Coates

North Carolina

Currently offering classes in Weaversville, NC

Choice of Selected Patterns

All supplies included

2 x 2 size BQ

Multiple Dates Available

Limited Class Size


Give Away Drawing for a

2 x 2 Barn Quilt each class.


T-Spoon BQ

NE Florida

Tyler and Tabby

offer a fun environment

for your group to enjoy painting a Barn Quilt.

2 x 2 Size

on Aluminum Composite


Choice of 10 patterns

Choice of Paint Colors

Host Receives theirs FREE

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Carol Mitchell

North Carolina

Carol is a traveling instructor and will provide classes in NC, TN, VA and N GA,

Offers 7 Pattern Options

Up to 10 Guests

2 x 2 Size BQ


All supplies furnished

Must have at least 8 guests

Carol also has Pre-scheduled classes available.

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Wende Hughson

Richmond, Va

Wende is an instructor

that is willing to travel.

  She offers 1 x1 & 2 x 2 size

on Aluminum Composite

Class Free to Hosts.


She offers  local classes for

4 painters or more,

including host.


. For traveling outside of immediate Richmond Area,

She requires at least

5 paying participants.


Becki Arnold

Becki's Barn Quilts & More

Indiana & Illinois

Becki offers classes in her home or your location.  Her classes are full of learning, laughter and freedom of leaving your worries behind while having paint therapy.

All size Barn Quilts & Aluminum Composite and materials provided. 

Check out Register for A Class for any currently scheduled ones.

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Bonnie Gray

Coastal NC & SC

Bonnie would love to come teach your group the art of painting BQ's

She provides choice of 8 patterns

2 x 2 Aluminum Composite

All the paint and supplies provided

Class participants must be a minimum of 10

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Debbie Barker

Hibbing, MN

Debbie provides

Choice up to

4 x 4 Barn Quilts

She has classes on all skill

levels and id delighted to

assist you in painting

the perfect Barn Quilt

for your barn, shed, fence,

garage, gable or


Not Just for Barns Anymore!

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