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New & Old Projects

2/13/2019 8:32 AM

New & Old Projects

I love starting new projects!  And, yet I have several dozen that have been started and have gone past the “new interest” stage to the “someday I’ll finish” stage.   Well, 2019 is the year to begin to change all that.   

I won’t make a list of the unfinished projects. Reasons being:  There are too many, it can be discouraging, and that takes time away from actually doing projects.  So, my philosophy is simple - - - For every project I start, I must also be working on finishing two other half done projects.   This way I am working on my PhD, Partially Half Done items!   This is rewarding! 

I am keeping a list of the projects I start, and the projects I complete.  As to my tally so far this year -- I have started new 3 projects, completed 6 other projects, for 9 projects total!  So, all is going well and keeps me in a Happy State!

Happy Sewing to one and all!               Bluebird Janet

Project #3 is shown- I am using the Brimfield EPP papers with the Wildflowers fabric collection.


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Sweet Dreams Block of the Month

Join us at Bluebird Quilts & Gallery for a 7-month Block of the Month Program called “Sweet Dreams”. A beautiful romantic feeling quilt where blocks are set on point with sashing and cornerstones.  Definitely a quilt that you can snuggle under for Sweet Dreams!  Quilt size is 75” x 96.”

All blocks are pre-cut, so you open the package and sew!  The blocks are the same each time. You only need to learn to make one block.  The blocks look different because the colors and prints change! 

Start-up fee is $58.  This covers the cost of the pattern and a major portion of the finishing kit.

(This is non-refundable as it is used in purchasing product based on your commitment.)

Monthly fee is $28 to cover:  

Months #1 – 6 for 3 pre-cut blocks each time

Month #7 for the balance of the finishing kit  

It begins in February and ends in August 2018. After paying the start-up fee and the first months block set (available in February), then each set thereafter will be available on the 1st day of each month March 1, 2018 with the final (#7) available August 1, 2018.

Once you register, you are agreeing to continue for the entire program. 

You can pick up your block set anytime during the month.  There is no shipping charge for the start-up fee.  If ordering on-line adjusted shipping charges will apply on monthly shipments.  We will need your phone number to set you up on the auto ship program to help save on your shipping!

We will auto bill each month after the 1st and by the 6th of the month.        

Total Cost for all 18 blocks, sashing strips and cornerstones, borders and binding is $254 + shipping fees if they apply.  

Backing is not included.  You will need 8-3/4 yards (if directional) or 7 yards (non-directional) for backing.  We used the Porcelain fabric line if you wish to get matching fabric for the back.


2019_Full_QuiltReady to snuggle under for "Sweet Dreams!"

Ready to sign-up - click here.

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Charity Sewing benefits Steven's Hope for Children

Bluebird Quilts & Gallery has chosen Steven’s Hope for Children as the focus of our charity efforts.  The charity’s mission is to provide hope for families with seriously ill children in the form of housing  and other essential needs while going through immensely difficult times.  Our support is in the form of cash donations from the sales of our Row by Row 9th Row Kits.  And, the many items made at our monthly free Charity Sewing event and donations from customers.   Quilts, receiving blankets, small bags, zippered pouches, and pillowcases are just a few of the items that find their way into the hands of children throughout the year. Christmas of 2017 we shared dozens and dozens of quilts – stacked high!  While we share the love and warmth of a quilt to a child – we receive even more heartfelt warmth in the process!    Feel free to "warm up" and join us each month – usually the third Sunday of the month! 

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Jingle For Your January

11/26/2018 6:05 PM

Jingle For Your January

Collect envelopes in December – Each envelope has a GIFT and a DISCOUNT COUPON!

  • Spend $20 per visit in December to obtain an envelope that day.
  • Come back in January, spend $10 to redeem 1 envelope per visit.  We hope you have lots of envelopes!  You choose one each day for us to open.

Available for In-Store Purchases, not on-line purchases. 
Bluebird Quilts is not responsible for lost, stolen or opened envelopes.

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"Tweet ~ Tweet ~ Tweet" and greetings to our website (web-nest). WE LOVE COLOR!  So, you will find Kaffe Fassett, Batiks and many other bright and colorful 100% cotton fabrics!  We are located in Southern California so plan to visit us in person! See "contact us" for more information.

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