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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

Fall 2021 Class Schedule


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



Classes


Beginning Quilt Class
- Jan 27, 2022 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. $150 + 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 $250 for the class.

Cost: $ 150.00
Triangles on a Roll Class
- Feb 05, 2022 10:00 am

Do you dislike making half square triangles? We can help. In this class, you will learn to sew accurate and uniform half-square triangle units quickly and easily as you create a table topper. You will never sew a half square triangle the same again! Class is $57 and includes the book and your triangle papers. Please pick up list at PPQ for additional supplies needed. Kits available.

Cost: $ 57.00
Are you using your embroidery machine to its full advantage? Join us and spend a day finishing a quilt in your embroidery hoop and see just how easy it is to finish projects on your domestic machine. The Easy-Connect Quilting files and technique allow you to use your home embroidery machine to get quilting results like you would see from a long-arm quilter. Edge-to-Edge Quilting on Your Embroidery Machine includes instructions for the Easy-Connect Quilting technique, the embroidery files needed to stitch out 10 quilting designs, and the Baby Sew Fast quilt pattern -- a project that's a great size for perfecting technique. This is a software training so basic knowledge of your embroidery machine is encouraged. Class is $65 and includes the book and embroidery designs. Please pick up list at PPQ for additional supplies needed.

Cost: $ 65.00
Mondo Bag Class
- Mar 05, 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
Lark Basic T-shirt Class
- Mar 12, 2022 10:00 am

Always wanted to make a t-shirt? Attend this class and learn how to make the basic lark t-shirt using one of PPQ's serger's. This t-shirt is great on its own or under your favorite button up, sweater, or blazer. Several styles to choose from. Techniques involved include sewing with knits, straight seams, and attaching binding all on the serger. Class is $50 and includes the pattern. Please pick up list at PPQ for additional supplies needed.

Cost: $ 50.00
Judy's Beauties Class
- Mar 18, 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, 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
Rustic Mountain Snowflake Class
- Mar 19, 2022 10:00 am

This Rustic Mountain Snowflake is a seasonal table topper (or placemat) designed by Quiltworx to introduce quilters to paper piecing. These are 20" diameter. You can make one or you can make four. Learn how to paper piece with this beginner/intermediate pattern. Class is $75 and includes pattern and the papers. Please pick up list at PPQ for additional supplies needed.

Cost: $ 75.00
Diva Wallet Class
- Mar 26, 2022 10:00 am

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. Please pick up a supply list at PPQ for additional supplies needed.

Cost: $ 36.00
Artistic Fabric Bowl Class
- Apr 02, 2022 10:00 am

Turn quilt blocks into three-dimensional space as tasteful, modern bowls. PPQ has Aboriginal fabric available for use in bowls. This class will provide instructions on how you can take any piece of fabric and reinvent it using the design of your choice. Perfect to forever display a favorite fabric, quilt block, or provide a thoughtful gift to loved ones. Learn step-by-step how to use fabric or quilt blocks to create modern, functional art bowls - Show off your stitching artistry with endless decorative opportunities - Great way to make use of scrap fabric. They also make great gifts! Class is $50 and includes the book. Sign up today! Please pick up list at PPQ for additional supplies needed.

Cost: $ 50.00
T-Shirt Quilt Construction Class
- Apr 23, 2022 10:00 am

Would you like to turn those T-shirts you or someone special no longer wear into a loving keepsake? We can teach you how! Learn the process of turning t-shirts into a display of memories. In this hands-on class, you will learn how to lay out your quilt, cut apart t-shirts, iron on stabilizer, precisely cut the t-shirts for quilt placement, and sew the shirts together with sashing and border (optional). Class is $50 and includes the book. Please pick up supplies list at PPQ for additional supplies needed.

Cost: $ 50.00
Beginning Quilt Class
- Sep 29, 2022 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. $150 + 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 $250 for the class.

Cost: $ 150.00
  • Mon-Fri: 10am-6pm
  • Saturday: 10am-5pm
  • Sundays: 12pm-4pm

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