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Quilting & Sewing Classes/Events – Farmington

Get Your Three Month Class Pass: Take unlimited classes at Cortez Quilt Company for three months for only $75. Purchase a Class Pass anytime. It’s activated when you take your first class and expires three months later. If a class/event is NOT covered by the Class Pass, it will be noted in the class description.




Creating Impressionistic Landscape Quilts
Two Session Class: Saturday, April 11th and Saturday, April 18th
10:00 – 4:30
Instructor: Susan Madden
Learn to create a landscape quilt using your own photo. You’ll learn to make a quilt pattern from your photo and to create your image in fabric using raw edge applique. We’ll talk about composition, color, and fabric choices that work well in translating your photo into a a quilt and you’ll get started on creating your own unique quilt. If landscapes don’t float your boat but flowers do, you can work from a close-up photo of a flower to create a flower portrait in this class.


Big Bright Star
Friday, April 24, 2020
10:00 – 4:30
Skill Level: Intermediate
Instructor: Judy Bryan
Quiltsmart patterns that include the interfacing panels are the best… and are a lot of fun to make!

  • Super fast and accurate! The intersections match without even trying. Beginners – have no fear!
    METHOD:  “Flip & Stitch” – this is EASY!  Just fuse, stitch, and flip for perfect matching pieces! No inset piecing! Only straight strips to cut – no angles or diamonds! Perfect intersections and beautiful points!



Beyond Beginning… Perfect Your Points!
Saturday, April 25, 2020
9:30 – 4:00
Skill Level: Confident Beginner

Instructor: Judith Swain
Calling all quilters who are ready to advance their newly learned skills, or those who want to perfect what they know. Skills: Cutting with rotary cutter, piecing, adding borders,
quilting, binding and more!


Stop by the shop or call to register for a class.:
 CORTEZ – 970-565-7541

FARMINGTON – 505-325-9358
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Class Policies

Classes are limited to 6-8 students (minimum of three) depending on the complexity of the project.

Class fees must be paid and any required pattern/book/notions must be purchased in advance to hold your space.

Store credit will be given for paid classes if you cancel and give 48 hours notice (otherwise, no credit). Refund or store credit (your choice) given for classes if we cancel due to lack of sign ups.

Bring your sewing machine and basic sewing supplies (scissors, seam ripper, straight pins, etc.) to class. If you prefer, you may use one of our BERNINA classroom machines. We request that you use either Mettler or Aurafil thread on classroom machines.

Bring lunch (we have a fridge and microwave) or order out from one of the many fine restaurants on Main Street. Coffee, tea, water, and soft drinks are complimentary.

It is important to be on time for class. We recommend that you arrive 10 minutes before the class start time. If you arrive earlier please be aware that your instructor will not be available until the class begins.

Please do not park on Main Street in front of the shop when you are here for a class.

Please silence your cell phone while in class. If you need to make a phone call during class, we ask that you step outside or to the back of the store where it’s quiet so that other students are not distracted.

Youth classes are for students 8-16 years of age. Youth members may take the adult classes with instructor approval.

Except for nursing infants up to 12 months of age, children may not attend classes with parents.

Thank you and have a fun class!