SKILLBUILDERS $60 start up
Skillbuilders 2019 is here! Available in your choice of backgrounds and a bright or pastel color palette, the 2019 quilt will teach you multiple techniques including traditional piecing, applique, and foundation piecing. Here's how the program works: $60 deposit gets you started. Your individual block kits are free when you bring back the previous month's block completed on time. ($5 fee for late or incomplete blocks)
Third Saturday of each month, 10am
LONG ARM QUILTING CLASSES $50
Pat and Jane are publishing the sequel! We had so much fun with the first one, we decided to continue. First Saturday of each month, 10:30am
Learn to quilt on our Handi Quilter long arm quilting machines and get those quilt tops finished in no time!
1st and 3rd Monday mornings OR
2nd and 4th Thursday, morning or afternoon
NEW!!! SPLENDID SAMPLER II
BEGINNING QUILTING $95
Come learn this fun and rewarding hobby! Inspiration, encouragement, and instruction provided.
Wednesdays, January 9-February 20, 9:30-12:30
BASIC SEWING $95, includes supplies (4 sessions)
Three projects, a pillowcase, a zippered pouch, and a reversible apron, will give you a great foundation of sewing techniques to help you keep going in the wonderful world of sewing.
Mondays, January 21-February 11, 9:30-12:30
LANDSCAPE BASICS $40, plus book
You will learn the basics of landscape quilts, from general principles to fun with embellishments.
Thursday, January 24, 9:30-3:00
FUN WITH 10 DEGREE RULERS $45 plus ruler (2 sessions)
This colorful Christmas tree skirt is so fun to make! Be ready for Christmas early!
Thursdays, February 7 & 14, 9:30-12:30
WOVEN SPIRALS $35, plus pattern
2 half yards of fabric make this unique, decorative bowl with a 12 pointed star on the inside and outside bottom. Such a fun project!
Monday, February 18th, 9:30-12:30
BETTER BINDING $25
Learn how to make perfect binding including bias cut strips, mitered seams and corners, invisible ends join, both hand and machine finished.
Thursday, February 21, 10-1
HAWAIIAN QUILTING $25
Learn the technique of Hawaiian quilting. From making the applique, proper positioning, basting, and needleturn applique. We will cover it all!
Wednesday, February 27, 9:30-12:30
IN HOUSE RETREAT
Sometimes it's just too hard to travel away from home for a retreat, but spending the weekend with fellow quilters is so much fun! An In House Retreat is the answer! Dinner will be provided Friday and Saturday night, bring your own lunch Saturday and Sunday and a favorite snack to share if you'd like.
Friday, February 8 , 3-9pm
Saturday, February 9, 9-9pm
Sunday, February 10, 9-5pm
Full retreat $75
One day $35
Call to reserve your space, seating is limited! Join us for a special event this season at Bluebird!
DOORWAYS TO DIGITAL DESIGN WEEKEND WORKSHOP SERIES
How to embrace modern tools easily to design and stitch beautiful, enjoyable custom projects.
If you would like to learn some EASY ways to use your phone, computer, sewing machine, embroidery machine, or quilting machine by incorporating digital tools into your design and stitching practices as a quilter join us for a weekend event of friends, fun and stitching possibilities! We are joined by our guests Jones Sew and Vac for this cooperative event. We have lots of exciting possibilities to share to you! Special event pricing will be available to our guests.
CELEBRATE THE POSSIBILITIES OF DIGITAL DESIGN
FRIDAY FEBRUARY 22 6:30 p.m.
Tickets are complimentary for the Friday evening event! Pick up yours today at Bluebird Quilt Studio. Space is limited.
Consider the possibilities of how to use your phone, computer and other stitching tools and machines to enhance your quilting design and stitching possibilities. It's easier than you think and the possibilities are truly endless. Dessert, door prizes laughter and lots of ideas to have you dreaming digital quilting dreams, whether you are new to digital design or a digital diva. Expand your vision to embrace methods that make your quilting life easier with tools that allow you to plan, execute and ENJOY your quilting journey more fully. This is an introductory event to help you explore how digital design and electronic tools for stitching might fit into your quilting journey (even if computers are a little scary). So dive in and begin your digital journey in this fun, interactive evening to explore the possibilities of digital design and stitching..... the water is fine! Stop by the shop to pick up your free ticket to this event.
GETTING STARTED WITH DIGITAL DESIGN
SATURDAY FEBRUARY 23 9-4 p.m. $79
(Project kit and lunch provided)
WELCOME TO DIGITAL DESIGN AND QUILTING
Embrace your inner digital quilt artist and learn to create two custom quilting projects, perfect for your sewing basket. Stitch your own personalized sewing notions, start to finish with lots of inspiration, encouragement and inspiration along the way.
Lets open the door to digital design and sewing! Learn to unlock digital design and create your own snazzy, professional works of art.
UNLOCKING THE POSSIBILITIES OF DIGITAL TOOLS
AN INTRODUCTION FOR QUILTING AND SEWING ENTHUSIASTS
How do you start incorporating the design and stitching possibilities available to you into your quilting and sewing projects? How do you go from "knowing what's out there", to entering the world of a digital quilt diva? We will take you through the digital doorway with a smile on your face. Together we will examine and explore tools and software for the beginning digital quilter (low tech and high tech versions), demonstrate how to use digital tools you already own, like your phone, or computer, to aid your stitching power, and quilt with the power and possibilities of digital design and stitching on sewing, embroidery and quilting machines. Learn how and how these tools can simplify (and not frustrate) your quilting life.
Special pricing on demonstrated products and machines will be available to event participants the day of the event. Reserve your spot today!
Held at the ever beautiful Camp Idahaven
April 12-15 (Friday-Monday)
$225 3 nights
$175 2 nights