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Original quilt by Gael Boyd.
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Sew Hungry Hippie's
Bag of the Month

Learn all the bag making tricks and techniques from Natalie Santini of Sew Hungry Hippie! If you have wanted to up your bag construction game with vinyl & cork, try out modifications, different types of hardware and straps and insert zippers with ease, this is the place to learn it. Many options will be offered such as handbags, pouches and even a duffel. Check out Natalie’s fun, encouraging teaching style by visiting her Facebook maker’s group as well as her blog with plenty of tutorials.

The first project, The Coffee House Bag, will be presented on March 16. A new bag will be chosen each month with input from participants. All classes will be a la carte, take one or take all ten!
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Logo Discount Days!

Wear your Blue Bar Quilts logo t-shirt or use your Blue Bar Quilts logo handmade reusable shopping bag in the shop and receive 20% off your total full-price merchandise purchase* this weekend!

*Sale items, Makers Gallery items, classes and logo panels are excluded from this discount.

Featured Classes

Tuffet Making

Instructor: Cheryl Schenck

Saturday, February 9
Saturday, February 16

Tuffet (noun) - a low upholstered seat or footstool, hassock, ottoman.

While you'll want one for yourself, tuffets make wonderful gifts for special occasions including weddings, new babies, anniversaries and special birthdays. These heirloom creations will bring a touch of charm to any room! Join Cheryl, a certified TuffetSource affiliate, and create your own masterpiece in a two-part workshop. You will have fun and walk out of the second class with a completed tuffet!
Register for Tuffet Making

Nuno Felted Scarf

Instructor: Jennifer Angelo

Saturday, February 9

In this 5-hour workshop, you will complete a scarf with merino wool and silk, about 50 inches by 10 inches in size, using the nuno wet felting technique. We will discuss the history and uses of felt, explain the types of felting and complete a hands-on wet felting project.
Register for Nuno Felted Scarf

Kid's Beginning Sewing 1
(Ages 8-12)

Instructor: Susan Fortney

Monday, February 11
Monday, February 25

Learn to use a sewing machine and make a burrito pillowcase in this introductory class.
Register for Kid's Beginning Sewing

*NEW* Creating & Using Thermofax Screens

Instructor: Pamela Niebauer

Thursday, February 14
Sunday, March 31

Learn how to design and use your own custom thermofax screens. We will discuss the best uses and designs for thermofax screens. Then each student will have the chance to create 4 screens and print with them.
Register for Thermofax Screens

EZ Miter Method

Instructor: Tara Curtis

Tuesday, January 29

Learn the EZ Miter Method! Students will use the EZMiter template and quilt-as-you-go technique to construct a 21.5 x 21.5 inch table topper, with the option to continue adding to it at home to create a larger piece.

Tara Curtis of Wefty will teach you to construct blocks with a turned or raw edge that frame focus fabric centers. Great to use with a charm pack and use a consistent background color or multiple fabrics for a scrappier look. This great quilt as you go technique can be further customized using batting for a cuddly effect or none for a coverlet perfect for a warmer climate.
Register for EZ Miter

*NEW* Indigo & Shibori for Quilters

Instructor: Kipp Inglis

Saturday, February 2

Learn to make and care for your own personal organic indigo vat and learn resist patterning techniques. Use these skills in combination to create beautiful indigo dyed pieces to incorporate into your quilting and sewing projects.
Register for Indigo & Shibori

Kid's Indigo: Creating Blue Bandannas

Instructor: Kipp Inglis

Sunday, February 3

Kids will use the common kitchen chemistry ingredients of pickling lime (a canning ingredient) and fructose crystals (a form of sugar) combined with organic indigo to mix up a child safe dye. They will then learn to tie and bundle their fabrics using wooden blocks, marbles, rubber bands and craft sticks that will act as resists to create custom designs on their bandannas. The magic occurs when they learn to dip the bundled pieces into the indigo vat, take them out and watch as they oxidize from green to blue - giggles ensue! Each child will leave with 2 finished bandannas.
Register for Kid's Indigo

New Fabrics

3W Basics Collection

14547-Blush
14549-Melon
14553-Red
14552-Surf
14548-Thistle
14544-Wht on Wht
14550-Strawberry
14551-Pistachio
14546-Mist
14545-Gray
See you in the shop this weekend!

-Gael 🌸
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