Blue Bar Quilts
Original quilt by Gael Boyd.
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So Much Fabric!

I’m back from Quilt Market and excited about all the new fabrics that will arrive at the shop in the coming months. Dayna and I selected the best modern offerings from some of your favorite designers and new ones as well. There are fresh patterns & notions arriving, too.

Watch our weekly email to see what’s new in the shop!
Visit our Makers Gallery
Our Makers Gallery is decked out and stocked with lots of holiday gift ideas! We’ve been busy sprucing up the Makers Gallery and adding new items perfect for holiday gift giving and festive holiday decor. All is unique and locally made. If you love to send special holiday greetings, you’ll want to see our beautiful, new, handmade 🦃 Thanksgiving cards. We’ll be adding new items weekly so stop in often to check out what’s new.
Blue Bar Quilts Makers Gallery - Holiday Season 2018

Blue Bar Quilts Logo Bag Sew Day, Friday, November 16, 10AM-10PM

Our new Logo Discount Days (formerly T-shirt Discount Days) happen the fourth weekend of every month. Now, when you wear your t-shirt OR bring in a reusable bag or tote bearing our new logo panel during Logo Discount Days you’ll enjoy 20% off your purchase.*

Join us on Friday, November 16, for our Logo Bag Sew Day to make a bag or tote of your choice using our new 9-inch square logo panel, available now for $8.95. Just purchase a logo panel; there’s no cost to attend the sew day. Bring your own pattern or if you need recommendations we have several we’ve already tested to suggest. We’ll extend store hours until 10PM to give everyone the opportunity to join us. Come for an hour or come for longer, it’s up to you, but register here to reserve your space.
*discount does not apply to Makers Gallery, sale items, t-shirts, logo panels, classes or events.
Register for Logo Bag Sew Day

Blue Bar Quilts Gift Certificates now available online!

You can now purchase our gift certificates in your PJs. Just go to 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.

Upcoming Classes

Jelly Roll Rug

Instructor: Maday Delgado

Sunday, November 25
Sunday, December 9

This extremely popular project is hot! Learn to construct this area rug with a jelly roll or two and batting strips. Maday will walk you through the steps to completing your own unique rug to decorate your space or give as a gift.
Register for Jelly Roll Rug

English Paper Piecing

Instructor: Elizabeth Oner

Sunday, November 18

Learn the basics of English paper piecing (EPP) and make a fun little project! This class will cover the basics of EPP including different options available to make a hexagon flower.
Register for English Paper Piecing

Wicked Hex EPP Mini Quilt

Instructor: Elizabeth Oner

Tuesday, November 27
Thursday, December 6

The Wicked Hex is an English Paper Piecing project designed by Libs Elliott. It's versatile in that you can fussy-cut certain pieces to add focus to the quilt. Because the pieces are larger, it's a good starting point for anyone who hasn't tried English Paper Piecing before. It's portable, great for mini quilt swaps and it's not just's fun. Pattern required and it includes all paper templates to complete the quilt.
Register for Wicked Hex

One Fat Quarter - 4 Finished Projects + Bonus Item!

Instructor: Amy Anderson

Saturday, December 1

Just in time for the holidays, learn to make quick, easy and inexpensive items for stocking stuffers and teacher gifts. We'll complete 4 projects: eyeglass case, snap wallet, tiny notebook cover, stand-up zipper pouch plus a bonus button magnet from just one fat quarter! This class is a great skill builder - you will learn to install a prong snap; a continuous half zip; one-step, no-measure box bottom; assemble an inner & outer layer with no raw seam edges and make a covered button.
Register for One Fat Quarter

Beginning Free Motion Quilting

Instructor: Cheryl Schenck

Saturday, November 17

Step into the world of free motion quilting! In this class you will learn to baste your quilt and use a walking foot, but the focus will be on free motion quilting. Learn several different patterns suitable for beginners. With a little practice, you'll be quilting those unfinished projects in no time. Let's start turning those tops into quilts!
Register for Free Motion Quilting

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

Botanical Printing & Dyeing

Instructor: Lisa Binkley

Botanical Printing & Dyeing with the Seasons

Have fun while learning to use local plant materials to add beautiful colors and patterns to fabrics. We'll explore which local plants create the best colors and patterns, how different natural fabrics take colors differently, both eco-printing and dyeing techniques, and safe and sustainable dye practices. Each student goes home with a beautiful bundle of eco-dyed and/or printed fabrics for use in their own stitching projects. This class will be offered quarterly, and each session will be unique in the mix of plant materials and techniques used. Register for this class on Saturday, December 1.

Botanical Printing & Dyeing - Mordanting Session

Mordant your natural fiber fabrics for the Botanical Printing & Dyeing class so you get optimal prints and colors from the process. Register for this class on Friday, November 30.

New Fabrics

Quantum designed by Giucy Guice for Andover Fabrics

Licensed Wisconsin Badgers Digital Print Fabrics:
Motion W 1" Check & Bucky Tailgate Panel 36"x 42"

Motion W 1" Check
Bucky Tailgate Panel 36"x 42"
English Summer designed by Anna Maria Horner for Free Spirit Fabrics
Preening in Kind
Gossip in Marine
Leaning in Army
Name Dropping in Tropical
See you in the shop this weekend!

-Gael 🌸
Store Hours:
Mon, Wed, Fri 10am-6pm

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

Phone: (608) 284-9299
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