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311 14th Avenue South, Nampa Idaho

Phone (208)467-4148

Email:  bluebirdquiltstudio@gmail.com

Website:  www.bluebirdquiltstudio.com

 Spring 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 5 and masks will be required. If there are large covid spikes at the time of the class, we may have to reschedule or teach online.

 

GET OUT OF TOWN BAG-    

This is a great bag for a quick get away!  It is a quilted bag with zipper closures and several pockets, inside and out. This is a By Annie pattern that you will want to make more than once!

2 sessions,  Thursdays, March 4 and March 11.         9:30-2.        $50 plus pattern

 

STUPENDOUS STITCHING-

 this class teaches  a fun and creative way to embellish fabrics that are perfect for quilts, pillows or bags.  We will use couching, decorative machine stitches, hand embroidery and quilting to add texture and fun to your projects!

Wednesday, March 10    9:30- 2.           $40 plus book

 

BEGINNING QUILT CLASS-  

This 7 week class will teach the basics of quilting- accurate cutting with a rotary cutter, some quick piecing techniques, tips and tools to make your new hobby fun, creative and beautiful. We will make a lap size quilt with variations of the nine patch., to utilize the techniques taught.

Wednesdays, March 17-April 27.  9:30- 12:30.          $125

 

RULER WRAP-

This great carrier/organizer will store your rulers and mats. It is perfect for taking your tools to classes or retreats, can be made in two sizes and has a convenient carry strap

2 sessions,   Thursdays, March 18 and March 25.    9:30- 3.           $50 plus pattern

 

LOVELY LANDSCAPES-

This class will teach the basics of creating landscapes using fabrics, yarns and other textiles. Each student will create their own small wallhanging, using the techniques taught. This is a hands on workshop format.

Thursday, April 8         9:30-3.          $45

 

BARN BLOCKS!  

Come join us to paint your very own wooden barn quilt block!  These are great decor items for inside or outside your home.  Cathy Treadway will be back to teach this great class.

Friday, April 30 and Saturday May 1st

 

DYING YOUR OWN OMBRE FABRICS-

This class is taught by Gwen Armstrong. You will learn to dye fabric with variations in value from light to dark in the same color.  You will have an opportunity to dye several colors!

Class includes all supplies.

Thursday, May 20.     And also Saturday, May 22

TREASURE SHOP HOP 2021  April 15-24, 2021

 

BEAUTIFUL BACKINGS- come dye a custom back for your next quilt!  Class includes all supplies including 3 yards of 108 wide backing and all dyes.

Friday, May 21.

BLUEBIRD MOUNTAIN RETREAT Stitch in the fresh mountain air, along the shores of beautiful McCall Lake.  Space is limited. Private sleeping rooms.   Masks required indoors.  includes meals, daily class instruction and lots of laughter. 

May 14-17 at Camp IdaHaven, Mc Call

$299  Prorated for shortened stay.  

 

LONG ARM BASICS AND BEYOND

Handi Quilter IN PERSON (Covid Permitting) Live Education Event with National Handi Quilter Educator to be held at Holiday Inn 16245 North Merchant Way,  Nampa (near Target.)   Two great days of in person instruction with National Handi Quilter Educator.  Jump ahead with your long arm skills in this Basics and Beyond Workshop which will include an overview of basic long arm/sit down stitching skills, rulers and even an introduction to computer guided stitching.  Seating is limited to provide for a safe learning environment and stitching time on a long arm shared with you and one other student.  Masks required.  Lunch included with event 

Holiday Inn 16245 North Merchant Way,  Nampa near Target. 

June 23 and 24 OR June 25-26  $199

 

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

 

IN HOME (ZOOM)  CLASSES

HANDI QUILTER EDUCATION AND SUPPORT First Thursday of each Month live on Zoom.  

11 a.m. ProStitcher Power  12 a.m.  Handi Quilter Education and Club  1 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.

 

March Classes:

Prostitcher:  Mark and Record Features and how to make your quilts patchwork sing with beautiful “quilt in the ditch quilting” the EASY way.

Handi Quilter Education:  Quilt Preparation Tips Prior to Stitching,  

Project Class:  Quick Tote/Grocery Bag

 

ART QUILT:  Spring Edition

Make an artful spring bouquet of tulips or daffodils.  Class one will focus on fabric coloring and preparation of the quilt top.  Class two will focus on creative machine stitching and finishing of the quilt top.    

March 11 and 18 OR April 8 and 15 on zoom 10 a.m. to noon 

$45 Includes supplies for wallhanging top and pattern for one wall hanging.



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 limited in person seating and also zoom filming available currently for this class for those who are needing in home class options.There is a fee to participate in our skill builder project kit club, but it is not required for attendance.  Call or email us for the link for the zoom version of the event.

The third Saturday of Every Month at 10 a.m. (Zoom and limited in person seating) 



 

 

WE ARE CURRENTLY ASKING ALL STAFF AND CUSTOMERS TO HELP US KEEP OUR NEST SAFE FOR ALL.  

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!

Classes for fledgling and free-flying quilt artist...


We offer Classes for all ability levels at Bluebird Quilt Studio.   Join us today for inspiration, encouragement and instruction on your quilting journey.


Class Calendar

  •  Currently during Corona Virus concerns. We will be open 11a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays.
  • Please wear a mask so that our nest remains safe for all of "our flock."
  • (Our normal store operating hours are 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.)
    • 311 14th Ave South Nampa, Id 83651
    • Ph: 208.467.4148
  • bluebirdquiltstudio@gmail.com