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HAPPY HOLIDAYS! It's a season for celebration!

In addition to celebrating the upcoming holiday season, Bluebird Quilt Studio is celebrating a birthday this week!  Bluebird Quilt Studio is SEVEN!  Seven is your lucky number as we look towards the holidays!  See information below for seven ways to save this holiday season!

A Celebration Savings from Bluebird this Season!  Seven ways to Save!


HANDI QUILTER HAS JUST ADDED NEW FEATURES TO THEIR LONG ARM MACHINES AND A NEW MACHINE TO THEIR LINE UP!  Enhanced tension control with presets for your favorite threads, low bobbin signal and even a new 26 " INFINITY machine with a camera to see the real time stitching to monitor what's happening on the back of your quilt as you create your works of art for friends and family.   Take a NEW machine home, with NEW features at the old prices.... that's a savings of up to $1000 on selected machines!  More information available on these fabulous new features at  Visit with a member of our staff to discuss how we can have a new quilting machine in your home by Christmas!


Our HANDI QUILTER LONG ARM FLOOR MODELS will soon to fly to a new nest too!  We will be offering special deals on these machines to make room for the new models in our new location.  Our floor models will be sold on a first come, first serve basis so visit with our staff today if you are interested.  They are sure to go fast! 

3. 2015 TEN CLASS PUNCH CARD $199  Enjoy the wonderful  classroom facilities in our new nest at bargain pricing for the season of giving.  Treat yourself, share with a friend or invite you quilt group to join you for a classy outing at Bluebird!  This punch card is for instruction only for ten individual classes and does not include kits or patterns.  Enjoy this special learning opportunity anytime throughout 2015.

4. BLUEBIRD LONG ARM CARD   $135 for 10 hours of long arm rental. That’s 10% off! Use it now to finish up your Christmas gifts or save it for that special project down the road.   Bluebird Long Arm Instruction Class is required for rental of our machines.

5. CHRISTMAS BONUS GIFT CARD   'Tis the season to be jolly!  Not sure what to give?  A GIFT CARD from Bluebird will brighten any sewer's day!  We will add 10% on gift card purchases between now and Christmas.  Again, share the joy of sewing with a friend or treat yourself (Sneak it in your stocking. We can keep a secret! ;)


Yes, we would rather have you take these items home, than move them to our new location!  Enjoy the savings! Out with the old and in with the new to feather our new nest!

November 19-22             15% off marked clearance items

November 24- 29            20% off marked clearance items

December 1-24               25% off marked clearance item

January 2- move in date     30% off marked clearance items


You are invited to our grand opening gala sales event in our new location at 311 14th Avenue South....  Come in before Christmas to receive your ticket to savings in our new home!

We are wishing you and your loved ones a very merry holiday season.  We want you to know it's a blessing to have you in our lives.  Happy Holidays!

Quilter of the Month

Meet Rose Wilson!  Jill has been quilting seriously for seven years. Her favorite quilt design is the lonestar with applique and embroidered sunflowers. She would like to get better at quilting, and loves to quilt at home. She describes her fabric "stash" as 3/4 "strash". Thank you for being our Quilter of the Month!


Bluebird will soon fledge our current home and fly to a nearby nest.  WE ARE MOVING TO 311 14th Avenue South in the historic district of downtown Nampa.  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!  Our anticipated moving date is January 2015.

To celebrate, and to give thanks for our quilting  friends who have made this possible, we will be having a series of sales and events over the coming month as we prepare for the migration to our beautiful new nest.  We will be updating inventory, updating our Handi Quilter machine line up, and updating our class offerings and events in our new space.  Stay tuned to periodic email blasts over the next month to be informed of upcoming happenings.  We are very excited about our move to the new space and know you will be too!

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 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
1309 2nd Street South
Nampa, ID  83651

(208) 467-4148

Store Hours: 10:00 am-5:30pm (Mon.-Sat.)
w/extended hours on Thurs. evening until 7:00pm
(Mountain Time Zone)

Classes will still begin at 9:30 and shop will be open early on those days.


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Photos from our quilting Schoolhouse

The slideshow above showcases the wonderful time we had at our Fall Schoolhouse. We had many participants attend the workshops and demos. A huge "Thank You" to everyone who came! We hope you enjoyed spending time at Bluebird, and can't wait to do it again!


“SEW MANY QUILTS…” Open sew days- the second and fourth Tuesday of each month. 10- 3 PM Come on in and sew in our studio and classroom. Use our space, our tools and our expertise. $10 for the day, (must pre-register by the day before.)


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.


Quilting Confidence Academy is being offered again on evenings and Saturdays during October and November.  See our flyer or give us a call for more details.


CHRISTMAS MAKE AND TAKE- Saturday,   November 22

This is a fun day to make small gifts for your gift giving and décor. There will be plenty of projects to choose from!


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


Patchabilibies Quilted Banners

We are offering 12 mini quilted banners from Patchabilities beginning in January.  We will start with the February banner so that you can use it as soon as it is completed!  Each month there will be a kit available and you can preorder 1 month, or up to all 12.   The $19.95 kits will include pattern, metal hanger, buttons (if needed) and we will include all fabric for banner top and binding for $29.95.  The monthly class is optional and complimentary. Above is a picture of all 12 banners; you can also come in and see the samples in the shop. Give us a call and reserve your spot!


Seasonal Silhouettes is an appliqué quilt designed by Laundry Basket Quilts and we will offer it as a 12-month block of the month beginning in January.  This quilt is unique because the kits include all appliqués PRECUT and with fusible web already on the back of them!  They are made entirely from beautiful batik fabrics. The cost for book, background fabric and appliqués is $31 per month. (You supply sashing and border fabrics)  If you would like us to include sashing and border fabrics, the monthly cost is $37. We have all 12 blocks made up in the shop, if you would like to see them close up; we have also attached a picture of the quilt for your convenience.

Our wonderful little wool area in the shop! 
Be sure to visit when you are in Nampa - we're always adding wonderful, wooly samples, kits, patterns and inspiration!


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