Barb Vlack


Barb VlackQuiltmaker ::Instructor :: Author

St. Charles, Illinois. 




Biographical Information 

Barb Vlack is an internationally known quiltmaker, author, lecturer, teacher and quilt collector. Most recently she has been collecting vintage quilts and tops of the 30s. She is known internationally for her association with The Electric Quilt Company. She has lectured and taught nationally and internationally with her computer and projector capabilities. Other areas for lectures and workshops include borders and hand appliqué. Barb is available to travel.  

Professional Affiliations 

Prairie Star Quilters Guild


History Related Lectures and Workshops 

Trunk show/lecture:  "Quilts My Grandmother Didn't Make". Her collection includes examples of fine appliqué kit, utilitarian (read also "ugly"), and scrapbag pieced quilts. Barb's presentation offers a look at the multi-faceted history of the era in order to understand the background of the women who produced these quilts. 

A virtual 30's sampler"Sampler for the 30s". Students in this class are encouraged to get into the spirit of the 30s by making the sampler with vintage or repro 30s fabrics. (Click on the thumbnail to the left.)



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