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November Newsletter

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

November, 2018


Thank a veteran for their service to our country on November 11




November is a CELEBRATION for Big Sky Quilts.

It’s our 20th Anniversary doing business in Great Falls.

As a thank you to all our loyal customers each week

during the month features special sales and events


October 29-November 3             Backing and Batting Sale

Purchase 3 yards of wide backs, including Minky, 20% off, add 3 yards of batting and receive 20% off batting. Purchase 6 yards of 44-45” fabric and receive 20% off. Must be the same fabric

Current turn-around time for long arm quilting is 2 weeks.

No guarantee for quilts dropped off after December 3, 2018

 Fat quarter sale continues through October 31 $2.00 off

 November 5-10   20% off all Panels and Patterns

 November 12-17   20% off Purse Accessories and Pre-packaged Precuts

Purse accessories include zippers, zipper pull and hardware

 November 19-24 ScanNCut Week

20% all accessories     Daily demonstrations of the new ScanNCut DX



 November 26-December 1        Daily Drawing

 Shop DAILY to increase your chance of winning a door prize donated by one of our vendors.

Purchases in $20 increments will qualify you for tickets in the daily drawing, 1 ticket for $20, 2 tickets for $40 purchase, 5 tickets for $100 purchase. Shop Saturday, December 1 for the opportunity to win the surprise Grand Prize drawing.


Talk with us about special pricing on sewing, embroidery

and long arm quilting machines




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 to be familiar with the sewing machine you are using, including threading the machine and winding a bobbin.



Stash Buster Club

November 9, 2018

2nd Friday of each month        1:00pm to 4:00 pm  $10.00
Join us and get ideas to use that fabric you just could not live without, and is still in its store bag
Bring your own machine or use a classroom machine. Bring fabric and sewing/quilting supplies.

Open Sew

Our classroom is available for quilters to come and work on those UFO’s in your closet. Every Wednesday from 1 pm to 8 pm you are welcome to come in and work. Cutting tables and irons are available. Bring your own machine or use a classroom machine. You will need to purchase needles and bobbins if you are using a classroom machine or bring needed accessories with your machine. Please call the shop at 727-1757 to be sure the classroom will be available.


November Classes


Ruler of the Month Club


Get exclusive ruler kits and tutorials delivered straight to Big Sky Quilts each month! The Longarm Ruler of the Month Club is a great opportunity to challenge your quilting skills and build ruler work confidence. Each month in the six-month series features a debut acrylic ruler paired with mentorship from your local shop, step-by-step video instruction and design ideas. The November ruler is the 2 ½” x 6 ½”HQ Pillbox Template.
Dates: Nov 17 and Dec 15 2018,Jan 19, Feb 16 and March 16, 2019
Time: 1:00 to 4:00 pm
Cost: $29.00 per month, $174.00 for all 6 rulers for a savings of at least $6.00 per ruler. Receive a different thick Longarm ruler and facilitated instruction by a fellow quilter. These rulers are not available for general sale until the conclusion of the Ruler of the Month series.


Holiday Dressing Tree Skirt

 Whatever your style, from elegant to traditional make this skirt the perfect accessory for your tree. Choose a main print, two accent pieces and a coordinating light fabric for the construction that makes the design pop. Construction uses a variation of the Card Trick block. There are no Y seams and assembly is really quite easy. Class is for the confident beginner as well as the experienced quilter alike. With clear instructions and great graphics to guide you every step of the way, this deceptive simple tree skirt is easy enough to make for a quick gift. Class will make the small 42” tree skirt.

 Date: October 30 & November 1, 2018      
Time: 5:30 to 8:30                                                                Cost: $30.00 plus supplies                                                Instructor: Marlene

Silver Star

Based on the Villa Rosa Designs “Silver Star” pattern make a 32 inch x 42 inch table mat or wall hanging featuring a large star and pieced top and bottom border.  This project is quick and easy and a great opportunity to perfect your precision sewing skills.  The technique used will be sewing cut bias or using a “no waste” method to make a star.

Date: November 3  2018
10:00 to 4:00   bring your lunch or order in             
Cost:  $20.00 plus supplies                  
Instructor: Pam


Ombre Lap Quilt

Make an easy and colorful lap size quilt top to brighten your comfort during the long winter evenings.  Made with 2 ½” strips of 13 different fabrics, including 4 colorful prints this quick and easy projects will be approximately 55 x 70 inches. This class is designed to use your imagination working with color decisions, brushing up on straight seams and pressing techniques.  A helpful technique for transporting a “work in progress” project will be included.  You will need to bring a flannel backed vinyl table cloth approximately the size of the quilt for this technique.

Date: November 6 & 8, 2018
Time: 5:30 to 8:30               
Cost: $20.00 plus supplies                  
Instructor: Pam

Crazy Christmas Trees

Are you tired of traditional Christmas Trees to be quilted?  This class is an opportunity for you to create a fun and modern design for a table runner with blocks stitched horizntally or stitch the blocks together vertically and make a fun door hanger. Class requires a Creative Grid Spider Web Quilt Ruler and a Creative Grid Quilt ruler 16 ½” inch Square Ruler.

Date: November 10, 2018
Time: 10:00 to 4:00  bring your lunch or order in              Cost: $20.00 plus supplies                  
Instructor:  Pam


Beginning Paper Piecing

Have you ever wanted to learn the basics of paper Piecing?  This series of three classes will be the perfect opportunity for you.  Each class will construct a small fast and easy 8 inch block project.  Take one, two or all three classes to complete a FAT CAT, CORGI DOG or ROSE to learn and practice different skills each session.

Date: November 13, 20 & 27
5:30 to 8:30
Cost:  $15.00 per class plus $3.50 per pattern
Instructor: Tonya



Future Classes:

Whimsy Winter Machine Embroidery—December 1

Penguin Party--January


Current turn-around time for long arm quilting is 2 weeks

 No guarantee for quilts dropped off after December 3, 2018


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!