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Prickly Pear Quilts
1200 Cedar Street
Helena, MT 59601
406.442.PEAR (7327)
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Mon-Fri: 10am-6pm
Saturday: 10am-5pm
Sunday: 12pm-4pm

Winter 2022 Class Schedule


Prickly Pear Quilts offers new, fun-filled classes quarterly! We invite you to join us.



Embroidered towels can class up your home decor. Monogrammed towels are also a great way to personalize towels. If you are new to machine embroidery, towels are a great beginner project. Who doesn't like to add some life to your towels. This class is scheduled from Noon to 9:00PM, this will allow you to come and go as you wish. The instructor will be here during this time to help you when you arrive. In the world of machine embroidery, there is always so much to learn! The good news is, learning is fun. It is fun to discover new tips and techniques. It is fun to unlock the potential of your embroidery software. And it is fun to join with other embroiderers, learning from each other and becoming inspired with new ideas. Join this class and increase your knowledge about particular software programs and explore new techniques and projects. This class will be offered monthly with different projects each month. Books and patterns that are required for class must be purchased individually to prevent copyright violations. Sign up today.

Cost: $ 25.00
Instant heirloom! Create a beautiful Christmas tree skirt that will be a family favorite for years to come! Customize with fabrics and thread of your choice, arranging the village however you'd like to make a unique project. Fifteen applique blocks and thirty embroidery-only blocks are stitched completely in the hoop, and then joined together with your sewing machine. The backing and the binding are added with your sewing machine. You will learn how to machine embroidery this stunning tree skirt. You choose the size of the tree skirt to make. There are 4 sizes included. Theses are approximate finished sizes: 5x7 finishes at 34.6" , 6x10 finishes at 47.7", 150 x 240 hoop (slightly smaller 6x10) finishes at 41.5" and 8x12 finishes at 51.7".

Cost: $ 25.00
Diva Wallet Class
- Oct 12, 2022 05:00 pm

The Diva Frame Wallet is the perfect accessory for every lady no matter her style. Keep cash, change and cards neatly organized in this easy to make, beautiful frame wallet. Believe me when I say that each of your friends will be begging you to make them one after they see how lovely the one you're carrying is! Wallet includes 6 card pockets, 1 zipper pocket and 2 open pockets. Class is $36 and includes the pattern. Books and patterns that are required for class must be purchased individually to prevent copyright violations. Please pick up a supply list at PPQ for additional supplies needed. Sign up today.

Cost: $ 36.00
Judy's Beauties Class
- Oct 14, 2022 10:00 am

Create your own class! Bring any Judy Niemeyer project in any stage of completion -- new, started 10 years ago, just need help picking out your fabric, getting started, whatever it may be, Diana Simkins will be here to get you started, restarted, inspired, organized, and on your way to finishing a beautiful quilt. $35 per session to be paid to Diana Simkins. Please call to reserve your spot.

Cost: $ 35.00
Pop Up Fall Tree Pillow Class
- Oct 22, 2022 12:00 pm

Make this bold autumn pillows with fabric scraps in fall colors. This Fall Trees Applique Stashbuster Pillow shows off the leftovers of your favorite fabrics in a clever design featuring an appliqued tree trunk and leaves made from scraps. Pillow designs like this have a simplicity that captures the beauty of autumn while showing off your impressive level of technique when it comes to applique quilt patterns. Anyone who visits your home will want to know where you got such an impressive fall scene quilt pattern pillow. Learn the basics of machine appllique and make this adorable fall pillow.

Cost: $ 25.00
Pop Up Class
- Nov 04, 2022 10:00 am

Watch for upcoming pop up class.

Mondo Bag Class
- Nov 10, 2022 10:00 am

Want a bag big enough to hold everything? In this class you will learn how to make the Mondo Bag. Learn to perfectly match seams, and easily construct this roomy, comfortable bag using the Quiltsmart grid interfacing technique. The bag bottom is 10" square with 17" tall sides. Class is $47.50 and includes the pattern and interfacing. Please pick up list at PPQ for additional supplies needed.

Cost: $ 47.50
Embroidery Club
- Nov 11, 2022 12:00 pm

Class coming soon. Watch for the next embroidery design. This class is scheduled from Noon to 9:00PM, this will allow you to come and go as you wish. The instructor will be here during this time to help you when you arrive. In the world of machine embroidery, there is always so much to learn! The good news is, learning is fun. It is fun to discover new tips and techniques. It is fun to unlock the potential of your embroidery software. And it is fun to join with other embroiderers, learning from each other and becoming inspired with new ideas. Join this class and increase your knowledge about particular software programs and explore new techniques and projects. This class will be offered monthly with different projects each month. Books and patterns that are required for class must be purchased individually to prevent copyright violations. Sign up today.

Pop Up Christmas Class
- Dec 01, 2022 10:00 am

Watch for the upcoming Christmas Class.

What's in the Bag
- Dec 31, 2022 10:00 am

Purchase a "What's in the bag" and use the ingredients to make a project. All projects are due on or before April 29th, 2023. The projects will then be displayed in the store for a selected amount of time for visitors to vote on their favorite Project. Prizes are awarded for 1st, 2nd, & 3rd place. Sign up today to get your bag reserved. The bags will be available for pickup on December 31, 2022. Pick up your bag and take it home and let the fun begin. We cannot wait to see each project that everyone will create. The challenge bags are available while supplies last.

Cost: $ 15.00
Beginning Quilt Class
- Jan 26, 2023 11:00 am

This is a beginner class. In just eight three-hour classes, you will successfully finish your first quilt. In class, you will 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. We will help you with selecting the fabric to make this quilt. $240 + material & supplies bought at Prickly Pear Quilts, 10% discount on material & supplies. Space is limited so call and sign up today! If material bought elsewhere its $400 for the class.

Cost: $ 240.00
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  • Saturday: 10am-5pm
  • Sundays: 12pm-4pm

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