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Get Your Three Month Class Pass: Take unlimited classes at Cortez Quilt Company for three months for only $69. Purchase a Class Pass anytime. It’s activated when you take your first class and expires three months later. Classes with supplies included in the price and those taught by out-of-town instructors are not included in Class Pass.​


Software Club
Tuesday, November 6, 5:30 pm
Tuesday, November 13, 1:00 pm
Tuesday, November 20, 5:30 pm
Tuesday, November 27, 1:00 pm


Sew An Apron For “Tie One On Day”
Thursday, November 15
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Skill Level: All
We are so excited to be a part of this national program to bring a little cheer to someone by sewing them an apron, and then wrapping a loaf of bread, pie, or some other treat in it. Come sew your gift for your special recipient. If you know someone in our quilting community that could especially use some cheer, please call Cortez Quilt Company and More to put them on our list. We will then help deliver these gifts the day before Thanksgiving. Please go to our home page for more info.    



Third Thursday Demo: Thursday,
November 15 – Short Cut Binding Tool
12:30 p.m.
Are you like many quilters and really dislike binding your project? Is binding difficult for you to do? Look no further! We will be showing the “Short Cut Binding Tool”. With this gadget, the binding and a flange are sewn as one unit to the back of your quilt and pulled to the front and machine stitched down. Our Shortcut Binding tool is used to cut your strips and help you to join the end of your binding together. Have fun with this binding method and NO MORE HAND STITCHING!! Yardage Chart and complete instructions for cutting and finishing
Join us on November 15 at 12:30 p.m. for our monthly Third Thursday Demo. This event lasts thirty minutes – feel free to bring your lunch if you are on your break. We always have door prizes at our Third Thursday Demo’s! Bring a friend!


Blocks Without Borders
Thursday, November 15
1:00 p.m.
November Meeting – we have a very special treat planned. Bob Richards will be presenting a trunk show of art quilts that his wife Charlotte Richards created. Charlotte was an incredible quilter before she passed away at the very young age of 53 from cancer back in 2011. Please join us for this tribute to a fellow quilter.
Blocks Without Borders (an Art & Landscape Society) meets on the Third Thursday of each month at 1 p.m.  Prepare to exchange ideas, along with giving and receiving inspiration.  Don’t forget to bring your Show-N-Tell! We will have a door prize! No RSVP necessary. This meeting usually lasts about an hour.



Collage Quilting
Friday, November 16
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Guest Instructor: Marie Wirth
Skill Level: Confident Beginner
Laura Heine’s collage quilt patterns are extremely popular right now. They are especially fun, as no two quilts will ever be exactly the same, and each person is free to express their own creativity with her techniques. Marie has completed several of these collages, and has kindly offered to teach this class. We have several different patterns to choose from, you get to pick which one you want to do.


UFO Party!
Saturday, November 17, 2018
9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Everyone has been very hard at work the past few months working on their UFO’s (unfinished objects). Join us today as participants bring in all their show-and-tells!



Saturday, November 17, 2018
10:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Guest Teacher, Ursula Fury
Cost: $25, Kit Required
We are thrilled to once again offer a tuffet class at Cortez Quilt Company and More. This popular project will look fun in your home, no matter what style of fabric you choose.


Customer Appreciation Day
Friday, November 23, 2018

Please join us on Friday, November 23 for our annual Customer Appreciation Day. Come in from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. to pick up your CAD card when you spend $25. It’s good for 12 free yards of fabric throughout 2018 (one yard free when you purchase three). New for 2018 – You may call in on Friday to purchase a gift certificate, and receive your CAD card. A second option if you will be out of town on Friday is to ask a friend to come in and spend $25 on your behalf to get your card. No advance sales.

While you’re here, be sure to fill out your Holiday Wish List and be entered to win a $25 gift certificate. We’ll send your completed Wish List to the Santa of your choice. Don’t risk receiving something weird for Christmas this year. Get a gift you really want from Cortez Quilt Company and More!

Also, on Customer Appreciation Day, please enjoy an extra 10% off of your purchase (machines, furniture and gift certificates are excluded). This offer is for in-store purchases only. To receive a CAD card, your total purchase after the 10% discount needs to be $25.00.

We will be closed for Thanksgiving, and hope you enjoy the day with family, friends, and food! See you on Friday. We are very thankful for each one of you!


Embroidery Christmas Mini Retreat
Thursday & Friday, November 29 & 30, 2018
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (Call us to schedule evening times)
We have a ton of fun projects for you to embroider as gifts for your loved ones (of course you may like them so much you can’t stand to give them away). Call now so that we can have your patterns ordered for you!
*Stitch and Turn Stockings
*Embroidered Fleece Scarf
*Christmas Post Cards
*Poinsettia Trivet
*And More!


Santa’s Boot
Thursday, December 6, 2018
10:00 a.m – 5:00 p.m.
$25.00/Class Pass Accepted
Guest Teacher Peggie Buckholtz
This stand up Santa boot is perfect for holiday decorating. Fill your boot with treats for a Christmas morning surprise or fill with greenery for a gorgeous centerpiece!


Holiday Extravaganza
Friday or Saturday, December 7 & 8, 2018
Join us either Friday or Saturday as we have a ton of fun making a few last minute gifts. Choose which projects you would like to make. Be sure to RSVP early! We need to make sure we have a pattern for you. Choose from the following projects:
*Rayon Batik Scarf
*Wine Glass Shade
*Decorative Tea Towels
*Snowman Pot Holder
*Microwave Bowl Cozy
*Apple or Pumpkin Table Runner With Trivet


Jelly Roll Rug
Friday, December 14, 2018
These rugs turn out fabulous no matter what style of fabric you pick. You now can choose round, oval, or rectangle as the shape of your rug. Sarah will lead this class.


Beginning Quilting
Two Saturdays, January 10 & 19, 2019
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
$100, All supplies included
Have you always wanted to learn to quilt? This class is for you! You will learn the entire process: how to use a rotary cutter, piecing, adding borders, quilting, and binding. This class will give you the foundation needed to move on to more advanced projects. Aimee will lead this class.


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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!