311 14th Avenue South, Nampa Idaho
Spring/Summer 2021 Class List
IN PERSON CLASSES
These classes will be taught in person in our spacious classroom. Until things settle down a bit more, due to covid concerns, the indoor classes will be limited to 6 and masks will be required.
Sip ‘n Sew-cialize Summer Quilt Series
Grow your sewing skills and your circle of Quilting friends Whether you are new to quilting or looking for a way to grow your skills (and your group of sewing sisters) this series of easy peasy technique workshops and work time is sure to fill your summer with quilting fun! Enjoy a short class and time to work on YOUR OWN PROJECTS with assistance from our staff! Each week we will focus on a specific skill to get you flying in your skill set and sew-cializing with new friends! Join us for learning, laughter and a tall glass of lemonade or ice tea and sip ‘n sew-cialize. Join us for one class or the entire series. Purchase the series and receive a Bluebird tumbler as a “welcome to our nest” gift to you.
SIP N SOCIALIZE: The second and third Thursdays of the month from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Pressing Matters Accurate Piecing Borders and Sashing Machine Quilting with a Walking Foot Binding Your Quilt
$10 each session or $ 50 for series (with a fun Bluebird Tumbler)
QUILTING CONFIDENCE ACADEMY CRASH COURSE IS BACK! IN PERSON OR ONLINE OPTIONS AVAILABLE
Gain skill and confidence stitching on your own machine or long arm. We have two long arms available to share in our studio for this Class, or bring your home machine to learn the basics of free motion quilting. Class limited to 8 people. This is one of our most popular offerings and we are thrilled to be back in person teaching this much requested class.
IN PERSON August 16th to 18th 9:00 a.m until 4:00 p.m. $249
QUILTING WITH RULERS-
Come learn the basics of using rulers when quilting. Rulers can be used on sit down machines as well as long arm stand up machines. We will learn the tools you need and basic techniques for designing and quilting with rulers. Wednesday, May 5 10 a.m. to noon $25
“GET OUT OF TOWN” BAG-
This is a great bag (Pattern By Annie) for a getaway weekend or a quilt retreat! It is the perfect size for a Carry-on, it even fits under the seat! 2 sessions, Thursdays, July 15th and 22th 9:30 a.m. -2:00 p.m. $50 plus pattern
LONG ARM QUILTING NEXT STEPS STUDIO CLASS
Are you new to long arm quilting and looking for personalized coaching to assist you as you grow? This hands on, "next steps" class, limited to six participants (2 students/machine) will help you up your game. Best practices for long arm aficionados including tips for loading, marking, free motion, ruler work, pantos, specialty tools for greater confidence as you move forward will be discussed. Class instruction will be adapted to class participants "next project" needs with plenty of time for hands on practice on three studio Handi Quilter Amaras. (Please note, this is a "next steps" class, if you are brand new to long arm quilting, we have a basic long arm class listed above that may fit your needs better. This class assumes you have some limited experience with long arm quilting.) $99/session (Complimentary class fee for Bluebird Handi Quilter Long Arm owners. We value your support and are thrilled to share our expertise and support your growth with these studio classes.) Quilt sandwich supplies are required for the class. Supplies may be purchased at time of registration, or supplied by the student.
August 19th and 26th 9:00 a.m. to noon
INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTERIZED QUILTING
Curious about the possibilities of long arm quilting with a computer? Learn the basics in this project based super-sized quilted tote class. Create areas, modify designs, learn edge to edge skills, use mark and record features while enjoying the computerized quilting journey. Quilt on one of 3 Studio amaras with prostitchers in this hands on introduction to computerized stitching. Class fee $99/session (Complimentary class fee for Bluebird Handi Quilter Long Arm owners. We value your support and are thrilled to share our expertise and support your growth with these hands on studio classes!) Quilt sandwich supplies are required for the class. Supplies may be purchased at time of registration, or supplied by the student.
August 11th and 12th 9:00 a.m to noon. TOTE PROJECT
Private showings and education available for Handi Quilter Machines and for our Machine Rental Program. Call us today to set up your personal appointment. 208-467-4148
BLUEBIRD FALL MOUNTAIN RETREAT Stitch in the fresh mountain air, along the shores of beautiful Payette Lake at Camp IdaHaven, Mc Call. Space is limited. Private sleeping rooms. Includes meals, optional short classes and lots of laughter and great food!September 28th - October 1st , 2021 $299 (Price prorated for shortened stay. ) Non refundable deposit of $50 to hold your place.
IN HOME (ZOOM) CLASSES -
HANDI QUILTER EDUCATION AND SUPPORT First Thursday of each Month live on Zoom.
11:00 a.m. ProStitcher Power 12:00 a.m. Handi Quilter Education and Club 1:00 p.m. Handi Quilter Project Class
Join us for an educational discussion, time for questions and support of fellow quilters and the ever popular Show and Tell!. These classes are to promote your growth as quilters and are complementary to our Bluebird Quilt Studio Handi Quilter Owners. Would you like to join us? Call or text us for a trial link to our zoom machine quilting classes. It's an honor to quilt alongside our Handi Quilter owners, and is one of the reasons we are HQ WAY retailers for Handi Quilter, awarded for outstanding service and education. ($20 fee for long arm lovers who purchase their machines from other dealers.).
BLUEBIRD QUILT STUDIO SKILL BUILDERS
Join us for a gathering of education and highlights of the happenings of Bluebird Quilt Studio. earn a wide array of useful techniques and apply them to our quarterly skill builders projects. .There is a fee to participate in our skill builder project kit club, but it is not required for attendance.
The third Saturday of Every Month at 10:00 a.m. (Zoom and limited in person seating)
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