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.
311 14th Avenue South, Nampa, ID 83651
phone (208) 467-4148 ~ fax (208) 467-4632
website: bluebirdquiltstudio.com e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
CLASS LIST FOR AUGUST – OCTOBER, 2017
Class passes available for $99, valid August-October. Eligible classes noted with *
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.
ON A JELLY ROLL * $25 plus pattern
Friday, August 11 10am- 2pm
This is a quick and easy, strip friendly quilt that is great for beginners.
BAA, BAA BLACK SHEEP * $25 if you bring your own dyes, $40 if we provide dyes
FABRIC PAINTING $50 includes all fabric paints
BEGINNING QUILTING * $95
CUDDLE MONSTERS * $30.00 Pattern required
DYEING FOR ART QUILTS $50 includes dyes
MAGIC WARDROBE SERIES * $30/session, plus book
FALL ART QUILT WORKSHOPS $75 each session
LANDSCAPE BASICS * $30
HAPPY VILLAGES – HALLOWEENVILLE * $25.00. Required book Happy Villages
STUPENDOUS STITCHING * $25 plus book
QUILTING CONFIDENCE ACADEMY CRASH COURSE $300 for series
FEATHERWEIGHT MAINTENANCE $95
Pat Sloan’s Splendid Sampler--- Join us for this fun Sampler Quilt Series! This monthly class will be held on the first Saturday of each month. The cost is $60 to join with a free bonus pattern for attending. Participants must purchase the book from Bluebird. On the 2nd Friday of the month there will be a workshop from 1 - 4 p.m with a $5.00 fee. Workshops include embroidery, applique, paper piecing, hexies, precise piecing and pressing.
BLUEBIRD UFO CHALLENGE Free
MYSTERY QUILT DAY – Thursday October 5, 2017. All Day! Watch for details!
QUILTING CONFIDENCE ACADEMY CRASH COURSE
OCTOBER 12-20, 2017 SPECIAL SERIES PRICE $300
Do you wish you had more confidence in your chosen method of quilting, whether it be long arm or quilting with you home machine? Join us for an intensive quilting workshop lecture series taking you from core knowledge through advanced quilting design and free motion mastery. This series of workshops, will take your skills from where you are to a more confident quilt artist. Join us for one workshop or for the whole series, finishing the series with a quilt showcasing your machine quilting skills.
Thursday October 12 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Create your Quilting Sampler Quilt Top: Create your stunning, bold palette to showcase your quilting skills. $35, $ 120 precut kit for top.
Monday October 16 1-5 p.m. Machine Quilting Basics Learn the basics of quilting with your home machine. This is a strongly suggested prerequisite for the design classes to follow. Instruction will be given in how to prepare your quilt for machine quilting, options in handling the quilt top with easy and ways to eliminate friction as well as exercises for the fledgling machine quilter. Bring your machine to this workshop to work on the basics of machine quilting skill. An additional optional instruction session will immediately follow this workshop to transfer these skills to a long arm machine. $75
Tuesday October 17 1-3 p.m. Marking, Pantographs and Rulers Support your free motion skills with the assistance of this helpful tools and techniques. $35
Tuesday October 17 3-5 p.m. Free Motion Design: Learn the basics of free motion quilting design. Bring your quilt tops to discuss design options! Learn how to use motifs and themes to unify quilting in your quilts as well as how to best tackle free motion quilting of pieced blocks. $35
Wednesday October 18 1-3 p.m., and 3-5 p.m., Thursday October 19 1-3 p.m. Free Motion Fill Freedom. This is a set of three sessions to learn 49 free motion fill patterns. Never be at a loss on how to fill a quilting space again. Seventeen fill patterns covered in each session, with muscle memory emphasis and cue reminders to assist you with design mastery. There will be assigned homework daily to transfer the designs to your quilt sampler. $30 per session plus book required.
Thursday October 19 3-5 p.m. Botanical Bounty Learn ten botanical patterns to use in your quilting creations. Mix and match for a floral bouquet of beautiful quilting design options! This is Shirley’s special love! Learn to put a touch of nature in your quilt tops with these designs. $35
Friday 1-3 p.m. Borders : Learn how to approach design options for borders. Special focus will be placed on how to incorporate feathers into border patterns. $35 (Guided practice session for complete workshop participants available until 5 p.m.)
IF YOU COMPLETE THIS WORKSHOP SERIES AND THE ASSIGNED HOMEWORK, YOU WILL HAVE A COMPLETED A SAMPLER WITH SIXTY FIVE QUILTING DESIGNS! Join us to a greater sense of quilting confidence in this workshop series! This workshop is appropriate for both the home machine quilter and the long arm enthusiast. The skills sets are transferable to both methods of machine quilting.
WORKSHOP SERIES PRICE $300 for the series (a savings of $70 over individual workshops) Check out Bluebird’s ad in the Treasure Shop Hop Quilter’s Coupon Book for additional savings on this workshop series!
Bluebird Quilt Studio
1309 2nd Street S.
Nampa, ID 83651
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