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 QNN.com'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 www.bluebirdquiltstudio.comRadical 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. $59Spyro 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. $59Good 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. $59Twisted
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!