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Welcome to Cortez Quilt Company & Yarn Shop

We are your premier quilt and yarn shop in the Four Corners area. Our friendly, knowledgeable staff is here to help you with all your quilting, sewing, knitting, and crocheting needs and wants. We offer a wide array of classes every week. We’re an authorized BERNINA dealer and service all brands of sewing machines.

Upcoming Classes


Butterfly Beauty
Friday, May 5, 2017
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
$29, pattern required

This Michelle Watts pattern has been a best-seller at our shop for years. Make a beautiful 23″ x 41″ butterfly wall hanging in this full-day class taught by Karen Childress. Choose a variety of fabrics to match your decor – subtle earth tones as shown here or bright and bold. This is an excellent class if you are interested in learning how to do raw edge applique.

Click here to see all quilting/sewing classes.

Knitting 102
Friday, April 28, 2017
1:00 – 3:00 p.m.

This class builds on what students learned in Knitting 101. Now you take your craft to the next level by learning how to increase and decrease. Bring needles and any leftover yarn from Knitting 101. If you are already proficient in casting on, binding off, and doing knit and purl stitches, you may be admitted directly to Knitting 102. Limited to four students; youth and adults welcome. 

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Mystery Quilt!

Join the fun with a five-week mystery quilt. The clues for Cortez Quilt Company’s original design Mystery in the Southwest: A Three-Fabric Throw are available each week in the Quiltzette newsletter. The first clue is in the April 17 issue and the final one will be posted May 15. If you miss a newsletter, find your clues on the “News” page of our website. After the fourth clue you’ll have a chance to solve the mystery before seeing the layout. Get it right and win a prize!

April 17 – Click here to download clue #1.

Celebrate With Us!

We’re taking RSVPs for our Quilt Sampler magazine celebration. Join us on Friday, May 12 at 6:00 p.m. to see the Cortez Quilt Company featured quilt, pick up your copy of the magazine, purchase quilt kits, and enjoy the company of fellow quilt enthusiasts. Please click here to email us with your RSVP, or call 970-565-7541.

Open Sewing: Every Monday and Wednesday

Join us at the shop every Monday and Wednesday from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. for Open Sewing. Work on any project you’d like and enjoy the company of other sewists and quilters. Bring your sewing machine or use one of our BERNINA classroom machines. Open Sewing is FREE and you’ll have plenty of space to work and the use of our cutting tables and ironing boards.

A&L Quilt Group: Thursday, May 17, 1 p.m.

The growing A&L (art and landscape) Quilt Group meets regularly on the Third Thursday of each month at 1 p.m. Cortez Quilt Company. Bring your Show & Tell, exchange ideas, and give and receive inspiration. No RSVP necessary. This meeting usually lasts about an hour.

Coming This Summer: Row by Row . . . On The GoRow by row 2017

Beginning June 21, 2017, visit Cortez Quilt Company and other participating shops to receive a free pattern for a row in a quilt. We’ll also have kits available for our unique row. Combine your rows in any way to create a unique quilt that represents the fun you had traveling to the stores. Travel with friends, discover new quilt shops and have fun collecting rows. Create a quilt using at least eight different 2017 rows from eight different 2017 participating shops. If you’re the first person to bring in your completed quilt you’ll win 25 fat quarters (6-1/4 yards of fabric). Use that shop’s row in your quilt and win a bonus prize. Row by Row runs from June 21 through September 5.