Classes for fledgling and free-flying quilt artist...


We offer Classes for all ability levels at Bluebird Quilt Studio.  Our most popular classes include our beginning quilt class and our long arm quilting class.  Join us today for inspiration, encouragement and instruction on your quilting journey.


Class Calendar


Classes-March 2018


SKILLBUILDERS $50 start up
This year our Skillbuilder quilt is a beautiful sampler of applique blocks. Start up fee includes pattern and all background fabrics. When you bring back your completed block, the following month’s block is free. ($5 for late blocks). Discount available on Applique class for those needing more intensive instruction before getting started.

Third Saturday of every month, 10am


LONG ARM QUILTING CLASSES $50
Learn to quilt on our Handi Quilter long arm quilting machines and get those quilt tops finished in no time! Offered on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday Mornings, or on the 2nd & 4th Thursday afternoons. Call for availability.


FREE MOTION QUILTING BASICS $25
Wednesday, April 4, 10am-12:30pm


LOG CABIN $75 + ruler
Beginner class for learning the classic log cabin block. 4 sessions

Wednesdays, April 11 & 25, May 2 & 9, 9:30am-12:30pm


BEGINNING QUILTING $95
Come in and learn this fun, rewarding hobby! Inspiration, encouragement and instruction provided.

7 sessions
Thursdays, April 5-May 17, 9:30-12:30


CROCHET A RUG $20
Fun and easy crochet technique with 1” fabric strips and size K hook.

Friday, April 13, 10am-1pm


PERFECT BINDING $25
Learn how to make perfect binding including bias cut strips, mitered seams and corners, invisible ends join, both hand and machine finished.

Saturday, April 14, 10am-1pm


HAND EMBROIDERY $10 +$20 kit
Come learn basic embroidery stitches to enhance your projects. Make your own doodle design to practice your stitching technique. You will need to bring your own scissors.

Monday, April 30, 10am-1pm
Tuesday, May 15, 1-4pm
Tuesday, June 19, 10am-1pm


ENGLISH PAPER PIECING $10 + $20 kit
Make hexagons, enjoy the precision! You will soon be carrying your own portable project. You will need your own fabric and paper scissors.

Wednesday, May 2, 10am-12pm
Wednesday, June 20, 10am-12pm


PAPER PIECING $15 + $20 kit
Don’t be frustrated, give it another try! We will have fun and see paper piecing in a whole new way. You will have perfect points every time. You will need your own sewing machine, (or arrange to rent one of ours), your own scissors, seam ripper, and rotary cutter.

Monday, May 14, 1-4pm
Monday, June 18, 1-4pm


ACCIDENTAL LANDSCAPES $25 plus book
Learn to “paint” your own unique landscape with fabric. Fun and easy, bet you can’t stop at just one!

Wednesday, May 16, 9:30am-12:30pm


YO-YOs $10 + $20 kit
There are so many projects for this great technique! Have you ever considered a yo-yo bedcover? How about covering your dining table? It doesn’t even have to be a big project, but yo-yos are fun to make and easily portable, and travel without a wrinkle. Bring your own scissors.

Monday, May 14, 10am-12pm
Monday, June 18, 10am-12pm


THREAD PAINTING BASICS $30
Come learn the basics of thread painting, including information about thread, needles, stabilizers, etc.
Wednesday, May 23

 

WIGGLES AND WAVES $25 plus book
Curved piecing takes on a whole new meaning with this fun technique! Come learn about free form curved pieicng and make your next project with Wiggles and Waves!

Friday, May 25, 10am-1pm

FLAG WAVES TABLERUNNER $25
The wind is blowing this flag to celebrate the holiday!

Friday, June 1, 10am-12pm


FABULOUS FACADES $40 plus book
This class teaches you how to take a photo of a building you love and turn it into a beautiful piece of quilted art! Architectural details such as doors, porches, and windows add dimension and interest to your piece. 2 sessions

Thursday, June 7 10am-12pm and June 14 9:30am-2:30pm


SWEET LAND OF LIBERTY $25
Filled with fun and whimsical touches, this wall hanging is sure to make any room sparkle!

Friday, June 8, 10am-2pm


BLUEBIRD GO GREEN PROJECT $25/class or $40 for both
Upcycle your plastic shopping bags! This is a one or two Saturday summer class. Because of power cords and space it’s limited to 5 students.

First meeting: melting the bags! Grocery bags are fine, but the really good ones are the heavier ones like Macys Target, Ulta, World Market, etc. Color and design just add to the creative melting process.
You will need to bring your own “paper” scissors, dull rotary cutter, ironing board, iron, and a good supply of plastic bags. (shop ironing boards and irons will not be available for this class)
Saturday, June 16, 1-4pm
Second meeting: make an upcycled tote! Bring your melted strata, dull rotary cutter, sewing machine, jeans needles, and colorful thread for a day of fun! Scraps of canvas, denim, or upholstery fabric are good for enhancements.
Saturday, July 21, 10am-2pm


DYEING WITH RESISTS $50, includes dyes and resists
Love batiks? Come make your own with dyes and resists! Non toxic resists used from the kitchen or things you have in your home. First session is using resists, second session is the dyeing.

Wednesday-Thursday July 11 (1-4pm)-July 12 (9:30am-1pm)


FABRIC PAINTING AND SUN PRINTING $50, includes paints
Hand dyeing isn’t just for experts. See great easy ways to add custom, hand dyeing fabric with elegant textures and patterns created by you and mother nature.

Wednesday, August 1 9:30am-2pm


SPECIAL EVENTS


SPRING RETREAT
Thursday-Sunday May 3-6
You can work on your own projects or take the complimentary class for the "Daybreak" Quilt. There will be fun get acquainted activities, door prizes and more!
$205 for 3 nights or $160 for 2 nights, includes your room and all meals. The food is plenty and delicious!!


SEW MUCH LOVE SHOW
April 19-28
Donated quilts will be on display during Shop Hop for customer favorite voting.

 

 


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