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1525 10th Avenue South #2  Great Falls, MT 59405
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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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June 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

June 2019

Machine Embroidery Mini Retreat  

Will be rescheduled


Big Sky Quilts invites you to join Megan Best, National Handi Quilter Educator

3 day event September 5-6-7, 2019

Megan will facilitate 6 sessions with many techniques for using rulers to enhance your long arm quilting. Sessions include Beyond Traditional Feathers, Creative Textures and Fills, Long Arm Tool Box, New Kids on the Block-new rulers, Stand up Long Arm Machine Quilting Basics and bonus session Introduction to Pro Stitcher.


Watch your e-mail for special sales throughout 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 to be familiar with the sewing machine you are using, including threading the machine and winding a bobbin.                  


June Classes


Stash Buster Club—June 14, 2019

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.

June Project will be Friendship Star

Bring your own machine or use a classroom machine.  Bring fabric and sewing/quilting supplies.


Gift of the Month Club—June 18, 2019

3rd Tuesday of each month  5:30 pm to 8:00 pm  $15.00 per session

Need a gift for a family member, thank you to a special person or just for fun surprise?

Join us to create a unique project to use yourself or share with others. Each session participants will have the opportunity to complete one or several items. June project with be a Table Topper/Wall Hanging.


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.


Ruler of the Month Club

Get exclusive ruler kits and tutorials delivered straight to Big Sky Quilts each month! The Long arm Ruler of the Month Club is 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.  June Ruler of the Month Jade Wreath

Dates:  June 15, 2019             Time:   1:00 to 4:00 pm          Cost:    $29.00 per month


Big Sky Quilts invites you to join Megan Best, National Handi Quilter Educator,

for a 3 day event September 5-6-7, 2019


Megan will facilitate 6 sessions with many techniques for using rulers to enhance your long arm quilting

Watch for more details coming soon.


Machine Embroidery Mini Retreat  

Will be rescheduled





June 25-29, 2019  Machine Embroidery Mini Retreat 2  Will be rescheduled

July 4, 2019  Big Sky Quilts will be Closed

September 5-7, 2019  Handi Quilter Event with Megan Best


Build a Bear workshop!??! Noooooo!          Build a CLASS. 

Gather 4-6 friends and an idea of what kind of class you want, and call Marlene (406-727-1757) on a Wednesday to work out details.  We will get a model made and set up your class in your time frame. 

 Let the creative juices flow.


Class Registration Policy:  In order to sign up for a class, YOU MUST PAY IN ORDER TO RESERVE YOUR SPACE IN THE CLASS.  Class fee is due at the time of registration.  The class fee does not include supplies or materials for the class unless noted. You will receive a complete class supply list at that time.  Class registration can be completed via on-line, phone or in person.  Payment can be made by debit/credit card, check or cash.  Payment must be in US currency.  If the class must be cancelled due to low enrollment, we will notify you five (5) days in advance and refund your class fee.  If YOU cancel fourteen (14) days prior to the class Big Sky Quilts will refund your class fee.  After the 14 day point, whether you attend or not, we are still committed to the instructor fee and cannot issue a refund. Unopened merchandise, in its original packaging is eligible for a return with a 25% restock fee.  Cut fabrics and copyrighted materials, such as books and patterns, are not returnable



Cancellation Policy

The cancellation policy for national instructors and special events/workshops/retreats:  if Big Sky Quilts cancels the event those registered will receive a full refund of fee; if participant cancels there will be a $25 non-refundable fee for any cancellations that are made at least 30 days prior to the first day of the event; a store credit will be issued for the balance. For cancellations within 30 days of the first day of the event there will be no refunds unless we have a class wait list and can find someone to fill your spot.


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!