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Dec 08 2021


9:30 am - 4:30 pm



1208QS-2: Holiday Barn Quilt Square with Renee Brooks, 2’x2′

All Levels
All Materials Provided
2’x2′ Quilt Square
Times: December 8, 9:30 am – 4:30 pm (Instructor available until 2:30 pm)
December 9 , optional open studio independent painting time 9:30 am – 12:30pm



At one time quilts were born of necessity- keeping families warm and comfortable on cold nights.  As time passed and more materials were available, the quilts became cherished heirlooms.  Barn Quilts are much the same they are a statement, a symbol of identity wether you are a traditionalist or prefer a more modern twist. Renee has designed three patterns for those that would like the opportunity to create a holiday inspired 2×2 Barn Quilt . Students may choose from the patterns provided or create their own.  Join Renee in recreating a 2’x2′ Quilt Square of your own.  Day two (9:30am – 12:30 pm) is an open studio time for those that need to finish their quilts. Wear painting clothes and comfortable shoes for standing!  The paint used does not come out of clothes.

Workshop Teacher

  • Renee Brooks

    Renee and Syndi spent nearly 17 years living in Winston-Salem, NC. After a family member became quite ill in 2007 they moved back to the beautiful mountains in Ashe County, NC. The Ashe County Arts Council had recently completed the Ashe Art Barn Quilt Project and they fell in love with their vibrancy. Renee, a graphics artist, wanted a small barn quilt to add to one of their storage buildings and when she couldn’t find what she was looking for, she painted her first quilt. The result was amazing, neighbors told friends and friends told neighbors and suddenly they were in business.

    Check out Renee’s FB Dog Along Art


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