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Established 1998, Veteran Owned and Operated by 8 veterans
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Authorized National Handi Quilter Dealer Since 2006
Authorized Janome and Brother Dealer Since 2004

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101 Central, Great Falls, MT 59401 406-727-1757
Hours:  Monday - Friday 10:00 am to 5:30 pm  Saturday 10:00 am to 5:00 pm


October 2017





Join us as we welcome Brother Educator Melinda Vezz and

Inspired by Dime consultant Tina Bartelmay

as they present 2 different embroidery events.


Melinda Vezz, our Brother Expert, will be joining us October 9 through October 17.  Melinda will be conducting hands-on sessions for the Brother Dream Machine 2 Sewing & Embroidery machine and other sessions focused on all other Brother Embroidery machines.


Visit our booth at What Women Want on October 13 & 14

Meet Melinda and make a pillow case for a Veteran


Tina will be presenting 4 lecture/demonstration clinics covering software and hooping the top 5 favorite embroidered items and  techniques.  The clinics will include hands-on placement and hooping activities. All embroidery machine owners are welcome. 





$1.00 off sale and regular priced Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas fabrics


!!!!Watch for other specials during the month!!!




Registration for classes can be in person, by phone or on-line. You must be paid for a class to receive a class supply list. When you register on-line for a class you will receive a follow up e-mail with the supply list.  If you want to use a classroom machine call Big Sky Quilts to reserve a machine and make arrangements to learn how to use the sewing machine.  You need be familiar with the sewing machine you are using, including threading the machine and winding a bobbin.   

October 2017 Classes


Shade Innovations BOM—This class has been rescheduled to start in January 2018


Brother Embroidery Machines

Join Brother expert instructor Melinda for hands-on, interactive sessions of instruction for the Brother Dream Machine 2 Sewing & Embroidery machine.  She will also present other classes focused on other embroidery machines.


Brother Dream Machine 2 Sewing & Embroidery

Participants must bring their own embroidery machine.

Sewing Machine Mastery

October 9 & 16, 2017, 9:00 am – 11:00 am, cost $45.00

Embroidery Mastery

October 9 & 16, 2017, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm, cost $45.00

My Design Center Mastery

October 10 & 17, 2017, 9:00 am – 11 am and 2:00 – 4:00 pm, cost $90.00

*If you sign up for all 3 classes the fee will be $120.00*


Brother Embroidery Machines

Participants must bring their own embroidery machine.

October 11, 2017, 9:00 am – 11:00 am OR 2:00 – 4:00 pm,

October 12, 2017, 9:00 am – 11:00 am OR 2:00 – 4:00 pm OR 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Cost:    $40.00



Dime Inspiration Software and Hooping Clinic

This class does not require an embroidery machine

4-hour machine embroidery Lecture Demo class includes 60 minutes of hands-on placement and hooping activities. All embroidery machine owners are welcome.   


Dates:              October 20 or 21, 2017

Time:               10:00 am to 2:00 pm              Shop will open at 9:00, snacks provided       
Cost:                $ 29.00                                   

Instructor:      Tina Bartelmay, Inspire by Dime Consultant



Easy Star Runner

Learn techniques to make half and quarter square triangles.  Make this simple table runner using seasonal fabrics with an Ohio Star block as the focal block to help make the seasons brighter. Basic quilting skills are used to construct this 12”x 47” runner. 


Date:               October 25 & 26, 2017

Time:               1:00 am to 4:30 pm (both days)

Cost:                $35.00 + supplies                   

Instructor:      Barb


Pajama Pants / Serger

This class will cover how to measure for sizing, drafting the pattern for re-use, and sewing the pants on a Serger.  Participants must bring their own serger.


Date:               October 28, 2017                   

Time:               12:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Cost:                $20.00 + supplies

Instructor:      Maryanne


November Classes


Join Billie November 3, 2017 from 2:00pm to 5:30pm at Big Sky Quilts for

 a Book Signing event for her latest book, Minky Mastery

Log Cabin Minky

Billie Veerkamp has designed and published this pattern to ensure advanced beginner quilters can complete the quilt top by the end of class. Learn techniques and tips for working with Minky fabrics to create a stunning quilt top.  Skill level for this class is advanced beginner.

Dates:              November 4 & 5, 2017           Time:               8:00 am to 4:30 pm

Cost:                $80.00 + cost of supplies        Instructor:      Billie


Turning Points

A new twist on flying geese in the form of Prairie Points!  This speedy project uses simple paper-piecing to make a circle of three-dimensional flying geese..

Date:               November 8, 2017                  Time:   10 am to 4 pm Bring lunch or order in

Cost:                $25.00 + supplies                   Instructor:      Tonya



Learn to create your own upholstered Tuffet in this two-session class! The Tuffet is a lovely upholstered round or square footstool. In addition to the cost of the class, the upholstery kit fee will depend on the kit you select, round or square, with or without feet.

DATES:            November 18 and December 2, 2017            TIME:   10:00 am to 2:00 pm

COST:              $60.00 plus cost of Tuffet kit and other supplies



Check our web site frequently to find new classes as they are posted.

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Big Sky Quilts


406 727 1757
      1525 10th Ave S  #2
       Great Falls, MT 59405

 Thursday, Friday, Saturday 10-5:30

Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday



Big Sky Quilts stocks all the fabrics, notions, kits, patterns, and batting materials you need to make beautiful quilts. Need a sewing machine? We have those too, along with an onsite repair department and professional long arm quilters to help you finish your projects. Our store features a friendly environment where you'll enjoy a wide range of fun, informative classes, plenty of creative inspiration, and the best customer service around!