Prickly Pear Quilts
46 S. Last Chance Gulch
Helena, MT 59601
406.442.PEAR (7327)
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HOURS
Mon-Fri: 10am-6pm
Saturday: 10am-5pm
Sunday: 12pm-4pm
Intermediate/Advanced Quilting Class
- Jan 20, 2018 09:30 am

Have fun learning intermediate/advanced quilting techniques while making a picnic sampler quilt from a Lori Holt book. This class is designed for individuals that took Connie's beginning quilting class or others looking to increase their skill base by learning flying geese, quarter-square triangles, square in a square, sashing, cornerstones and much more. Intermediate quilting techniques and binding will be taught as well. Participants will choose their own fabric. This class will begin September 30, from 9:30 am to noon and will complete on Saturday, February 3. $125 +material & supplies, 10% discount on material & supplies. Space is limited so call and sign up today!

Cost: $ 125.00
Beginning Quilt Class
- Jan 30, 2018 05:30 pm

This is a beginner class. In just eight three-hour classes, you will successfully finish your first quilt. In class, you'll learn to machine piece, master half square triangles, apply borders and binding as well as quilting techniques. Participants will each receive a handbook with complete directions for each class and will pick out the fabric of their choice. $125 +material & supplies, 10% discount on material & supplies. Space is limited so call and sign up today!

Cost: $ 125.00
Make an Heirloom Quilt!
- Feb 03, 2018 09:30 am

Judy Niemeyer - Technique of the Month Taught by Diana Simkins Certified Instructor February 3, 2018 - 8 months Registration fee $100 for quilt or $80 for wall hanging/includes pattern & papers. $35 per month thereafter for 8 months Class includes working with Diana using Quiltster App - Quiltster is an incredible fabric auditioning software that allows you to pick and choose fabrics before you spend money. Gift certificates and loyalty cards may not be used on the class fee. They may be used on fabric and supplies.

Cost: $ 100.00
Sleep In Your Own Bed Retreat
- Feb 09, 2018 05:00 pm

Are you suffering from Cabin Fever! Grab a friend, or come make new ones, and enjoy a fun-filled weekend full of sewing, fellowship and good food! Demos, door prizes and other fun events included. Leave your machine and projects all weekend long, come and go as you like and enjoy sleeping in your own bed! Includes two dinners and one brunch. Space is limited so sign up today!

Judy's Beauties!
- Feb 16, 2018 09:00 am

Create your own class! Bring any Judy Niemeyer project in any stage of completion -- new, started 10 years ago, just need help. Diana Simkins, certified instructor for Judy Niemeyer Quilting for 7 years, will be here to get you started, restarted, inspired, organized, and on your way to finishing beautiful quilt. $35 per session.

Cost: $ 35.00
Pineapple Block Table Runner
- Feb 24, 2018 10:30 am

Learn to create a Pineapple Table Runner using a Creative Grids ruler in this one day class. Create perfectly finished Pineapple blocks by squaring up each round of strips as they are sewn. Since each round of strips is squared up before the next set is added, the blocks are perfectly square. Class $15 + ruler, pattern and fabric

Cost: $ 15.00
Camden Bags or Rockport Tote Class
- Mar 03, 2018 09:30 am

Choose from two options. 1. Beautiful zigzag stitched Camden bags. No shaping required! Uses jelly rolls, Bali Pops or use your stash and cut strips to make this fun and sturdy bag. 2. The Rockport Tote. A whole cloth, channel stitched version of our Camden Bags.

Cost: $ 25.00
Free Motion Quilting Class
- Mar 10, 2018 10:00 am

Learn to free motion quilt with your sewing machine. You've invested in a machine with a large throat plate and multiple quilting options now let's put it to use! Piecing and free motion quilting are separate skill bases. In this class you'll learn tips and tricks from Connie to begin your quilting journey.

Cost: $ 35.00
Through the Looking Glass
- Mar 24, 2018 10:00 am

Kids ages 9-12 will enjoy learning to sew a quilt top from this fun pattern. Sewing machine required. Time will be scheduled for short breaks and snacks. Class and kit $58.99 Kit includes fabric and binding for top and binding. Kit fabric will be age appropriate but may vary

Winter 2018 Class Schedule


Prickly Pear Quilts offers new, fun-filled classes quarterly! We invite you to join us. Our classroom is down several stairs but we will happily help you carry your sewing machine. Just give us a call beforehand and let us know you need assistance!

Our classroom is available for your special use when classes aren't in session. If your group would like to schedule a class or mini retreat in our classroom, just give us a call and we'll put you on the calendar!
  • Mon-Fri: 10am-6pm
  • Saturday: 10am-5pm
  • Sundays: 12pm-4pm

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