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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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August 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

August 2019


Join us for this year's August FabShop Hop!

Register at and look for weekly specials at Big Sky Quilts!





Handi Quilter 3 Day Event with Megan Best
Big Sky Quilts

September 5, 6, 7, 2019

Megan Best, National Handiquilter Educator, has always loved fabrics, and made her first quilt while in high school. She continued to foster this love throughout her education, achieving degrees in apparel design and merchandising/textiles. Thousands of quilts later, she still loves to create.


Megan's career in the fabric industry includes experience in fabric stores, retail management, quilt shop ownership, and as a professional longarm quilter. She excels in both computerized and free-motion quilting, winning many ribbons at local and national shows. She loves her HQ18 Avanté® and HQ Pro-Stitcher®

Two sessions, 9:00 to Noon & 1:00 to 4:00 each day will address different topics

Cost: $35.00 per session, $175.00 for all 5.  Bonus session, Intro to ProStitcher

Register for all by August 5 and receive a $25.00 Big Sky Quilts gift card


We are taking pre-orders for the blue In The Beginning Dragons.  We have 2 left of the red.  Please pre-order online November delivery.





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.


August Classes


Stash Buster Club—August 9, 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 is still in its store bag.

August Project will be construction of a 3 D Log Cabin block.

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


Yellow Brick Road

Grab a handful of fat quarters and you’re on the road to a fast and fun quilt top! This super simple quilt is rotary cut and strip pieced. Great project for beginners or experienced quilters who are looking a quilt project. Choose the size you need, baby or lap quilt. Skills used for the construction of this colorful quilt top include rotary cutting, sewing accurate ¼ inch seam allowance and pressing techniques.

Date: August 15 & 21, 2019

Time: 5:30 to 8:00

Cost: $25.00 + cost of supplies

Instructor Marlene


Gift of the Month Club—August 20, 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.

August Project with be Disappearing 9-patch Table Runner.


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. August Rulers of the Month will be Jade Border and Jade Spinning Wheel 11 ½ x 6” with 3 ¾ center. This session with complete the rulers featured in this Ruler of the Month Series.

Dates: August 17, 2019                     
Time: 1:00 to 4:00 pm         
Cost: $29.00 per ruler

Those interested in learning more about working with rulers are encouraged to attend the HandiQuilter 3 Day Event with Megan Best, September 5, 6, 7, 2019


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 cancelfourteen (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!