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Upcoming Classes at Bluebird Quilt Studio:

First Thursday Handi Quilting Clubs:  Ongoing support for quilting instruction for Bluebird Handi Quilter owners.  Handi Quilter Club Noon and  6:30 p.m. on zoom  first Thursday each Month.  Project Class at 1 p.m. ALL quilters are welcome!  $19.99, complimentary to Bluebird Handi Quilter Owners.   These clubs are being offered on zoom at this time!

Handi Quilter Ruler Club Second Saturday of every month.  Complimentary instruction for members of our monthly ruler club.  Call us for details.

Color Play Challenge:  Join us for quilting inspiration while completing 9 colorful creations from your stash.  Learn alternative ways to quilt your quilts.  Live on Zoom.  $19.99, complimentary to Bluebird Handi Quilter Owners.

Megan Best National/International Handi Quilter Educator  November 5-7 2020  Live on Zoom!  Megan will be teaching ruler work (perfect for domestic, sit down or long arm applications!), Prostitcher Basics, Prostitcher Designer (a digital design tool with a wide range of quilt design features for all quilters regardless of their machine type and EMBROIDERY on your long arm!  We are thrilled to have Megan joining us live on zoom!  $149 for the workshop series (only $99 for Bluebird Handi Quilter owners.)  See her amazing quilting and a preview of her instruction at

Landscape Quilting November 11 10 a.m.- 3 p.m.  Studio class.  Marilyn will be sharing techniques for transforming you quilting stash into an inspired landscape.  Class size limited for safety in our studio.  Masks required.  $45

Stupendous Stitching November 18 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.  Studio class.  Join Marilyn for a class that will open your mind to new threadwork embellishment opportunities for a variety of quilting creations.   Class size limited for safety in our studio.  Masks required.  $35

Quilting Confidence Academy Crash Course:  Join Shirley for November 19-21 Live on Zoom!  This popular Bluebird offering has sparked quilting confidence for years locally for quilters desiring to conquer their stack of UFO’s.  This quilting class will be demonstrated on domestic, sit down and free arm quilting machines.  You will explore multiple fill, free motion and floral/botanical designs (Shirley’s favorites!) in this class sure to boost your quilting skills and ambitions to finish those tops.  $99 online special, Book required.


Please wear a mask to insure all of our safety.  We want you to be safe AND to enjoy a relaxing, worry free shopping experience in our shop.  Receive %10 discount if you wear a mask and a 20 % discount if you wear a mask and bring a homemade mask (or several !) to donate to local hospitals through the end of May. 

Fly on in... leave your worries behind and enjoy some quilt therapy shopping with your quilting sisters at Bluebird this month!


We are a full service quilt store in downtown Nampa, Idaho offering inspiration, encouragement and instruction for fledgling and "free flying" quilt artists.

If you are looking for a wide range of quilting and sewing classes for all ages and abilities, fly into Bluebird.  Quilting education and support is available through our in person and online quilting classes from experienced quilters with teaching backgrounds. 

We offer the full line  of the  number one selling quilting machines, Handi Quilter and provide education, service and support. (Not quite ready for a longarm in your sewing studio?  We also offer in shop rental of a beautiful Handi Quilter Amara to share with our quilting sisters). 

Custom long arm quilting services are available including binding and completion of those treasured heirloom quilts to be enjoyed for generations to come.

We look forward to assisting you with your quilting journey. 

Finish Your Quilts On Our Long Arm!

Machine rental available in our Studio.  This is a wonderful Amara Handi Quilter machine with 20" of throat space to do beautiful wide designs and pantographs is available for rental in our downtown Nampa, ID shop.   We offer beginner classes to learn the basics of loading quilts, running the machine, and working with pantographs to ease you into your long arm quilting journey.   Even a beginning quilter can take advantage of professional quality quilting tools on this quality machine.

Classes are  by appointment $50 2-3 hour class, 2 people maximum per session for personalized instruction. Future rental time is $20 per hour or a 10 hour punch card is available for $150.  Call to begin your long arm quilting bliss at Bluebird.

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