About Barb


Barb CallahanBarb is a nationally recognized designer, teacher and lecturer residing in Venice Fl. When not traveling across the country teaching seminars at Expos, guilds and sewing centers, she is in her studio designing one of a kind garments using her label “Barb Originals”.

For over 30 years her classes have enlightened, educated and entertained scores of students. In addition to being a Martha Pullen and ASG educator she holds a bachelors degree in education and a masters degree in administration and counseling, and has also attended classes at FIT in New York.

Barb is a contributing author for various publications including Threads magazine and Sew Beautiful magazine. She is an active surface design and fiber artist regularly conducting workshops and seminars in various locations with a philosophy of creativity while having fun.

Contact Barb
Barb Callahan
Venice, Florida 34293
barb@barboriginals.com