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 January-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.

LAYERED WAVES JACKET $40 plus book
Make a unique Layered Waves Jacket that will be beautiful and keep you warm! Based on Karen Eckmeier’s book Wearable Waves, the jackets can be quilted to a sweatshirt for comfort. 2 sessions
Thursdays: January 11, 25, February 8, 1pm

LANDSCAPE BASICS $30
You will learn the basics of landscape quilts, from general principles to fun with embellishments.
Friday, January 12, 9:30am-1pm

APPLIQUE BASICS $30, includes kit
Learn turned edge applique, both hand and machine finished. No fusible or raw edges here!
Saturday, January 13, 10am-1pm


YO-YO’S ON THE GO $15
Are you a traveling quilter? This is a great take along project.
Tuesday, January 16, 1-2:30pm, OR Tuesday, March 13, 1-2:30pm

LIL’ SOMETHIN’ JACKET $35 plus pattern
This cute, comfy jacket has either ¾ or full length sleeves and is flared and flirty!
Thursday, January 18, 1-5pm

KIDS CAN SEW (offered through Parks and Rec, please contact them to register) $40 per session
Saturday, January 20, 1-4pm Tote Bag
Saturday, February 17 1-4pm Throw Pillow
Saturday, March 17 1-4pm Fabric Basket

BUTTON BOATS free with pattern purchase
Use these wherever you need a little keeper. Fun and easy to make!
Friday, January 26, 1-2:30pm

BASIC SEWING (offered through Parks and Rec, please contact them to register) $99/series, 4 sessions
Mondays: February 14, 21, 28, March 7, 1-4pm


WOOL APPLIQUE $25
Learn basic embroidery stitches and the joy of working with felted wool. Needlebook project and kit included!
Thursday, February 15, 1-4pm

CROCHET BAG/BASKET $25
Crochet technique with 1” fabric strips and large hook. Make a bag with handles, a simple basket, or rug.
Friday, February 16, 10am-12:30pm

SWING FEVER JACKET $35 plus pattern
This comfy, swing style, flowing jacket is perfect for every figure. It can be dressy or paired with jeans for a cute, casual look. Multiple variations in one pattern.
Thursday, February 22, 10am-3pm

KIKI’S BAG $35 plus pattern
Make this cute bag from Sewphisti-Cat. You’ll love to carry it wherever you go.
Friday, February 23, 1-4pm

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, February 24, 10am-1pm

KALEIDOSCOPE QUILT  Free with purchase of kit (pattern included)
Technique class for putting one of these great quilts together. Used with a distinct fabric printed for this technique.
Tuesday, March 6, 10am-12pm

SUNFLOWER TOPPER $35 plus pattern
Come make this beautiful sunflower themed table topper just bursting with fun!
Friday, March 9, 1-4pm

SIMPLY ELEGANT TEE $20 plus pattern
This shirt lives up to its name...simple and elegant! A very quick and easy tee that is dressy or casual and oh so comfy! Made of beautiful rayon batik, you’ll want one in every color!
Wednesday, March 14, 10am-12:30

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
Wednesday, March 21, 28, 10am-2pm

SEDONA SKIRT $30 plus pattern
This fabulous skirt flows with angled panels that swirl around your body. Pull on design, varying fullness and length.
Thursday, March 29, 10am-3pm

TNT (Thread, Needles, Tension) $25
Tension troubles? Needle numbers intimidating? Confused by the array of beautiful threads? This class is for you! Join us to learn this valuable info that will make your sewing more fun.
Thursday, March 22, 1-4pm


BEGINNING QUILTING $95
Come in and learn this fun, rewarding hobby! Inspiration, encouragement and instruction provided. 7 sessions
Thursdays April 5-May 17, 9:30am
-12:30pm

SPECIAL EVENTS

IN-HOUSE RETREAT
3 days of quilting, friends, fun, and food! Enjoy time away to quilt and start something new, or finish hibernating projects. Head home to your own bed for the night and return in the morning for more fun! Enjoy a combination of pot luck and provided meals.
Friday, February 2 12pm-10pm
Saturday, February 3 9am-9pm
Sunday, February 4 9am-2pm

ORGANIZATIONAL SEMINAR 
Get organized in 2018! More details to come.
February 10

SPRING RETREAT
Thursday-Sunday May 3-6
Details to come

 

 

 

 

 

 

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