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Original quilt by Gael Boyd.
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Tis the Season for Gifts!

Our Makers Gallery is well stocked with lots of new and unique handmade gift ideas and items for your holiday decor. Just to name a few, we have bags of many shapes and sizes, baskets, assorted tree ornaments, table runners, napkins, handknit items, and many new indigo tunics, scarves and shawls.

Maybe you’ll recognize the name of a creative friend or Blue Bar Quilts staff member who has contributed her/his beautiful work to help make you the favorite gift-giver in your circle of friends and family:

Wendy Abel, Amy Anderson, Pam Bell, Gael Boyd, Nancy Carney, Julie Cowing, Tracy Drier, Jennifer Falkowski, Emily Forscher, Diana Greenberg, Linda Hedges, Vicky Herring, Geri McKinney, Heather Matanock, Susan Meier, Pam Niebauer, Teresa O’Connor, Natalie Santini, Cheryl Schenck, Deb Schieve, Darrel Schrader, Kay Staskal, Dayna Thwaits, and Roger Wilson.
Thank you to all our contributing artists and craftspeople who’ve made our Makers Gallery special this holiday season.
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This weekend is
Logo Discount Days!

Wear your Blue Bar Quilts logo t-shirt or use your newly constructed logo tote/shopping bag to receive 20% off your total full-price merchandise purchase* in the shop. We can’t wait to see the reusable shopping and tote bags you’ve made using our new logo panel!
*Sale items, Makers Gallery items, classes and logo panels are excluded from this discount.

Blue Bar Quilts Gift Certificates now available online!

You can now purchase our gift certificates in your PJs. Just go to bluebarquilts.com and click on Purchase a Gift Certificate in the navigation bar and you’ll go straight to our gift certificate page where you can purchase then print out a gift certificate.

No printer? No problem. Just bring in your gift certificate on your mobile device and we’ll be able to access it from there. Gift certificates purchased online will be stored in the customer history associated with the email address of the purchaser.

Featured Classes

Brimfield Block - An EPP Class

Instructor: Elizabeth Oner

Tuesday, November 27
Thursday, December 6

The Brimfield Block and Brimfield Star are inspired by orphaned antique quilt blocks from the Brimfield, Massachusetts Antique Flea Market. Done up in modern fabrics the design is brought back to life in a fresh, new way. This very popular block based EPP and applique motif stands on its own made into a cushion or medallion or make multiples for a whole quilt. Choose to do the original or star version (pictured).
Register for Brimfield Block

Paper Pieced Mariner's Star

Instructor: Maday Delgado

Tuesday, December 4

This beautiful paper pieced star will be sure to delight, as it is easy to sew with large and small details. The foundation paper provides a total of eight stars, with the largest at 19.5" which can be incorporated into a pillow or other projects. This is a great class for beginners and advanced sewists alike.
Register for Mariner's Star

Anatomy of a T-Shirt Quilt

Instructor: Maday Delgado

Saturday, December 1

T-shirts are a wearable memento and functional art. Making a t-shirt quilt is a wonderful way to preserve memories for yourself or a loved one.

Maday has made countless t-shirt quilts for others since 2013 and will share her tips, tricks and design secrets for a fantastic finished piece. Class time will focus on proper preparation, stabilization and cutting of the shirts, no sewing machine necessary.
Register for T-Shirt Quilt

Intro to Paper Piecing

Instructor: Cheryl Schenck

Sunday, December 2

Learn paper piecing basics with a modern project from Paper Pieced Modern by Amy Garro.

Project is Itty Bitties, a 42" square graphic quilt suitable for a wallhanging or baby quilt. Book purchase is required; print-out of foundation pattern will be provided in class.
Register for Paper Piecing

Barn Quilt Painting

Instructor: Maday Delgado

Tuesday, December 4

Choose from one of 30 block patterns. Maday will prepare and draft the design on a 24" square board for you and all you have to do is choose your colors and paint! All paints, brushes and supplies are included. Your finished piece is appropriate for indoor or outdoor display. One painter per prepared board, please.
Register for Barn Quilt Painting

Paint Pouring 102

Instructor: Cheryl Schenck

Tuesday, December 4

Expand your paint pouring horizons with two new techniques, tree ring and string pull pours. You'll go home with two 8"x 10" unique paintings.
Register for Paint Pouring 102

Featured Products

Did you know that June Tailor has great products and is located in Richland, Wisconsin?

We just received great quilt-as-you-go projects with pre-printed placement lines for your pre-cut fabrics to make  tablerunners, placemats and totes. We also have their Quilt Basting Spray and their Starch Savvy Spray.
Quilt Basting Spray
Baste layers together instantly.
  • Secures batting to quilt top and back instantly.
  • Colorless, odorless, stainless, and spotless.
  • Works with cotton or polyester batting. 
  • Will not gum up needle during stitching.
Quilter's Starch Savvy Spray
Formulated specifically for quilting cottons. 
  • Fragrance and flake free formula. 
  • Control the level of stiffness with single or multiple applications.
  • Stabilize fabric to avoid block distortion and create flatter seams.
  • Restores body to laundered fabrics. 
  • 16 oz. non-aerosol spray bottle with fine mist trigger. 
  • Made in U.S.A.

New Fabrics

Digital Fabric Mandala Panel 42” square designed by Danish artist Peter Parling
Mandala Panel 42" - by Peter Parling
See you in the shop this weekend!

-Gael 🌸
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Tues & Thurs 10am-8pm
Saturday 10am-5pm
Sunday Noon-4pm

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