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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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March 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



MARCH 4 –10, 2020


$0 DOWN            0% INTEREST

With approved credit.  36-month or 48-months terms and conditions apply.

HQ Sweet Sixteen, as low as $135/month

HQ Simple Sixteen, as low as $150/month

HQ Capri, as low as $170/month

HQ Avante, as low as $210/month                                          

HQ Amara, as low as $241/month                                         

HQ Fusion, as low as $299/month                                           

HQ Forte, as low as $320/month                                              

HQ Infinity, as low as $405/month                                          

Pro-Stitcher, as low as $230/month


HQ Capri

The HQ Capri is a BIG machine for small places.
Free motion quilting has never been easier, and your stitches will be perfect with the HQ InSight table with built in stitch regulation.

MARCH 13—23, 2020


Receive a retailer Rebate to use

at your local HQ Retailer with any new longarm purchase.



  • GET $200 to spend when you purchase an HQ Capri, HQ sweet Sixteen, or HQ Simple Sixteen with a Little Foot Frame.
  • GET $300 to spend when you purchase an HQ Simple Sixteen, HQ Amara or an HQ Avante with a Studio2 frame, or purchase Pro-Stitcher.
  • GET $400 when you purchase an HQ Fusion, HQ Fote, or an HQ Infinity with a Gallery2 Frame.


We have an internet store - - and we try to competitively match prices with others on the internet. Our bolts are marked with manufacturer’s suggested retail price and our internet price. This averages 20% off. I am sure there may be a lower price on a website, but we try to stay competitive.


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Big Sky Quilts is sponsoring a PANEL CHALLENGE featuring the On Freedom’s Wing collection by Rick Kelley. Rick has a love for nature and began painting at the age of 10. He spent time in Montana while in college and has used its beauty as a backdrop and inspiration for his work. Use the On Freedom’s Wing panel to create a unique quilt minimum size 44 inches x 62 inches, maximum size 64 inches x 82 inches. Start now, fabric collection available now, finished quilts must be returned to Big Sky Quilts by March 14, 2020. They will be displayed in the classroom at the shop through March 29, 2020. Winners will be selected by people’s choice voting and an independent artist. Individuals creating each quilt will have the option to keep their quilt or donate the quilt to the Great Falls Grace Home for Veterans.



Designated Day Special

Fat Quarter Friday- $2.00 off any fat quarter

Weekly Special

March 4 – 10            Handi Quilter Special Pricing $0 down % interest

March 13 – 23          Handi Quilter Customer Appreciation Special

March 24 –31           35% off patterns, excluding books, patterns for scheduled                                          classes and in kits.

March 2 –31             Monthly Specials

  • 40% OFF Pop-Up Kits
  • 40% off Shannon Gauze
  • We have over 400 bolts of various fabrics in our sale room.  Each bolt is marked with an orange tag. The majority are 40% off. During your visit take an additional $1.00 off per yard. Average price $5.99 per yard. Minimum 1 yard cut.
  • Pre-packaged Wonderfil thread. Six spools for $15.00


For additional fun we have mystery boxes for $15.00, value of contents $40 to $50



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.               


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.


March 2020 classes

Mystery Project Class


Would you like a little MYSTERY in your life?  Join Nichole at Big Sky Quilts for a small project adventure.   The first Tuesday of every month will feature a new mystery project.   The focus will be on creative block layouts, new techniques and new rulers.


March project will be a Mystery Table Runner.  Class is March 3 at 5:30 to 8:30.   Cost is $25 + Supplies


??? It’s A Mystery


Are you looking to spice up your joy of sewing? Join Nichole at Big Sky Quilts for a mystery adventure.  This class is on the first and second Saturdays of March, April and May.  We will focus on different techniques along with color placement.  Each class will focus on a different block.  Your Mystery quilt will turn into a beautiful kaleidoscope of colors while we use traditional piecing and have fun with a few new twists. Cost is $95 + pattern and supplies. 


Class starts on March 7 from 10:30 to 4:00.  Class runs March 7 to May 9 on the first and second Saturdays of the month.





Step away from the cold and focus on the coming bloom of spring. No need to fear curves.  Join Nichole and learn to sew curves and square them to near perfection.  This class features the book “Soak up the Sun” and the mini curve ruler which was used in the Santa class.


Class is March 17 and 24, 2002 from 5:30 to 8:00.


Class Fee $25.00 plus supplies. 



Happy Hauler Tote Bag


Big zippered top bag with six pockets on the inside to keep everything organized. Haul your quilt projects and supplies to class or your finished quilts to show and tell!   Let your creativity run wild with your fabric selection for this big zippered top bag with six pockets on the inside. Fabric with a directional print or panels may require more fabric. Skills used will include working with a double-sided fusible foam batting, basic sewing knowledge, zipper, constructing handles and binding. April 25, 10:30 to 4:00. Class fee $25.00 plus supplies




Come learn new techniques and leave with a finished project!!! We will be incorporating a Kimberbell design into two different projects--Kimberbell Bunny Kisses & Easter Wishes Table Runner


March 28th 2020 9:00 am-4:00 pm


$35 Class fee Plus CD fee and supplies


10% off supplies for class!


Sign up by: March 20th for CD to be ordered


More dates to come!!!!



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




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!