Stars over Vienna Block of Month Starting Soon!

Does this beautiful quilt have you seeing stars?  Join us for a block of the month or a complete kit!  Kits ship end of July 2015 for this beautiful quilt to cool cool off your summer.  BOM $34.99 per month or complete kit for $209.  Call for availability 467-4148.

Upcoming Events at Bluebird

Coming in August- Internationally known quilt artist Barbara Shapel
will be teaching thread painting classes at Bluebird
August 28-30 2015 
If you have ever had an interest in learning the art of Thread painting, this is the perfect opportunity.  On Thursday, August 27th she will teach thread painting with beautiful, reversible, butterflies as the project. Friday, August 28-30 is a 3 day class where she will teach an amazing sea turtle. We have Barbara's quilts in our shop for a few more days, so come on in and see them in person! Class size is limited so don't wait too long, a deposit will hold a spot for you.  Sorry, the one day butterfly workshop is currently full.

2014 International Machine Quilting Association Teacher of the Year
Dustin Farrell is coming to Bluebird 
September 17-19, 2015
Dustin is an award winning longarm quilt artist. His quilting puts a new and unique twist on traditional quilting. He has been in several longarm and quilting magazines and recently taped for's Quilt It. Dustin has been quilting for several years. He is most known for Quilting in the Dark, his unconventional use of rulers, and his motto ' imperfect is perfect'.
More information and pictures on our website at

Radical Rulers Thursday September 19 5-9 p.m.
Master the art of using rulers and templates. Dusty will share his one of a kind magic and teach you how to use his very own line of rulers by breaking all the rules. Join Dusty in this fun class that will leave your head spinning and full of inspiration for creating to create texture and movement in every quilt. A perfect jumping off point for beginners with rulers or a way to incorporate new ruler work ideas for the advanced quilt artist. $59

Spyro Quilting Friday September 18 5-9 p.m.
Remember making Spyrographs as a kid? Imagine a quilt with those incredible designs. Dusty will teach you how easy it is to incorporate those imaginative designs into your quilts in this class. $59

Good Feathers Gone Bad September 19 8 a.m.- 12 p.m
Meets Free Hand Filagree Satuday
This class combines two of Dusty's most popular classes. You will be surprised at the gorgeous feathers you can quilt! Free hand filigree gives unrestricted freedom to your quilt artistry with swirls, twists, tendrils and curves to create a lacey appearance. $59

Twisted Saturday September 19 1-5 p.m.
Dusty has developed this awesome new design. Is it a feather? No, not really. Well what is it? Its TWISTED! You can use this design as a beautiful border, its perfect for a block filler, wreaths or even an all over design. Add a little spice to your quilting pallette with this wonderful twist on traditional quilting!

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We are having a party…A Pillow Party!!!

  These “bench pillows” are 16X38 and are perfect for a bench, bed or couch. The January cover is on display at the shop, it features a chubby penguin and snowmen, complete with yarn tassels on their hats!  These adorable pillow covers will be offered monthly beginning in February.  There are 13 designs, you can choose to make one, all or pick and choose the ones you want!  The cost is $36.99 each- this includes, fabric, batting and pattern for each design.

We will be starting in February with the March pillow cover so that your pillow will be ready to display that month.  The pillow kits will be ready to pick up the third Friday of each month. We will offer a complimentary class on the third Friday at 10 AM and again on the fourth Friday at 6 PM.  On Monday, January 26th there will be a class on making the pillow form, let us know if you would like to participate!

We have moved! Join us in our beautiful new nest!!!!!! 311 14th Avenue South, Nampa Idaho

Our new home is a charming Tudor inspired, storybook cottage, and we are excited to begin a new chapter of our quilting adventures.  This will give our quilting family the homey comfort they have grown to love about our shop, with a traditional flair that only a 1937 residence can.  We look forward to sharing this new adventure with you!   Its just one block from our former location.  

GRAND RE OPENING Saturday May 9, 2015!

Join us!


 We are a full service quilt store in downtown Nampa, Idaho.  We offer inspiration, encouragement and instruction for fledgling and "free flying" quilt artists.  We have a wide range of quilting and sewing classes for all ages and abilities and a beautiful long arm quilting machine that we share with our quilting sisters. Custom quilting services are available including long arm quilting services, binding and completion of those treasured heirloom quilts to be enjoyed for generations to come. Join us!  

The journey of a thousand quilts begins with a single stitch....

Contact Us

Bluebird Quilt Studio
311 14th Avenue South
Nampa, ID  83651

(208) 467-4148

Store Hours: 10:00 am-5:30pm Monday - Saturday
With extended hours on Thursday evening until 7 p.m.
(and for classes during scheduled class times).
Note:  GPS systems may direct you to our former location.  
We are approximately one block from our former location on 14th street South.  
Call for directions if needed.

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Bluebird's Row by Row 2015!

Bluebird celebrates Idaho with our state flower, the Syringa and state bird, the Mountain Bluebird in our 2015 Row by Row Experience!
Stop by the shop to pick up a complimentary pattern, or enjoy a ready to go kit for your quilting pleasure.  

Our 2015 Row by Row License Plate:


Star Quilt Show, July 17 & 18, 2015, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at North Star Charter School in Eagle, Idaho.
Stop by as we will be demonstrating Handi Quilter machines sharing tips and market fresh fabric!  

FALL MYSTERY QUILT  DAY – September 12, 2015  10:00 a.m. -  5:00 p.m.

SCHOOL HOUSE -   October 3,  10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Row by Row "Sewin' and Rowin'".... Third Thursday of every month through September, starting July 16th; at 6-8:30 p.m.  Participating in the Row by Row Experience??? Join us at the shop to share the experience and sew your rows!!!

SKILLBUILDERS- Third Saturday of each month at 10 AM.  Each month there will be a skill taught, demos of new products and a summary of what is new at BQS! Open to anyone and everyone, but you must sign up ahead so that we can make a block kit for you! 

FEATHERWEIGHT CLUB is the 4th Thursday of every month at 6:30p.m. Come and join us with your own Featherweight sewing machine.

 TERRIFIC TEACHER TOTES/ROW BY ROW TOTE – Tuesday July 20 OR Tuesday August 18 6:30-8:30 p.m.  $30   Just in time for back to school or for hitting the Row by Row experience in style, join us for a fast and fabulous functional bag to get you TOTE-ally excited about sewing this summer!  

Please give us a call to sign up for any or all of these events. We look forward to seeing you soon!