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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


Tourist Tote Bag Class
- Sep 25, 2021 10:00 am

This roomy tote holds so much! Perfect for weekend trips, quilt retreats, work, the gym, a diaper bag - the uses are endless! Great to bring to quilt shops and load up with fabric and notions! The Tourist Tote is quite simple to make. No inside pockets, zippers or closure! Finished Size : 18-1/2"W Top x 12"W Bottom - 12"H x 7"D. Class $25 plus supplies.

Cost: $ 25.00
Beginning Quilt Class
- Sep 30, 2021 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, 10% discount on material & supplies. Space is limited so call and sign up today!

Cost: $ 150.00
Amish Folded Star Quilted Hot Pads
- Oct 02, 2021 10:00 am

Learn how to make an Amish style folded star quilted hotpad! Or potholder if you prefer. ;-) This is a fun and easy little project to use up bits and pieces in your stash! Class $35, includes pattern. Please pick up supply list for your additional supplies needed..

Cost: $ 35.00
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 $25 plus supplies.

Cost: $ 25.00
T-Shirt Quilt Construction Class
- Oct 09, 2021 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 $25 plus supplies. Sign up today!

Cost: $ 25.00
Judy's Beauties Class
- Oct 15, 2021 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 beautiful quilt. $35 per session to be paid to Diana Simkins. Please call to reserve your spot.

Cost: $ 35.00
Artistic Fabric Bowl Class
- Oct 16, 2021 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 or 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 $25 plus book. Sign up today!

Cost: $ 25.00
Soup & Sew-cial Class
- Oct 30, 2021 10:00 am

Bring your unfinished projects and come sew with friends or meet new ones! PPQ will provide lunch while you enjoy a relaxing day away from home and all the to dos! There will be no instructor provided for this class. So bring whatever you wanna work on. It will be fun, lots of laughter and sew a stitch or two. Sign up today!

Cost: $ 10.00
Southfield Table Runner Class
- Nov 06, 2021 10:00 am

Learn the tips and tricks to make this table runner. Once you start making these you will not be able to stop. They are so fun and great to use on your table, give as a gift, make a bench pillow or however you would like to use it for. Class is $25.00 plus supplies. Sign up today!

Cost: $ 25.00
Pineapple Table Runner Class
- Nov 13, 2021 10:00 am

Make this fun and eye-catching 20 wide x 50 long table runner in a day. It is sewn using 2-1/2 inch strips and the Creative Grids Large Pineapple Trim Tool to make the precise pineapple block. Class is $25 plus pattern, ruler and supplies. Sign up today!

Cost: $ 25.00
Judy's Beauties Class
- Nov 19, 2021 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 beautiful quilt. $35 per session to be paid to Diana Simkins. Please call to reserve your spot.

Cost: $ 35.00
Happy Thanksgiving
- Nov 25, 2021 12:00 am

Happy Thanksgiving. We are closed today. We want to wish each and every one of you a safe and Happy Thanksgiving.

Covered Rectangular Crates
- Dec 04, 2021 10:00 am

Learn how to make a beautiful covered rectangular box, using fabric of your choice, for all your practical storage needs. These boxes come in 3 different sizes: small, medium and large. In this class you will learn how to make the small. Class is $25 plus supplies. Sign up today!

Cost: $ 25.00
Amish Folded Star Quilted Hot Pads
- Dec 11, 2021 10:00 am

Learn how to make an Amish style folded star quilted hotpad! Or potholder if you prefer. ;-) This is a fun and easy little project to use up bits and pieces in your stash! Class $35, includes pattern. Please pick up supply list for your additional supplies needed..

Cost: $ 35.00
Judy's Beauties Class
- Dec 17, 2021 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 beautiful quilt. $35 per session to be paid to Diana Simkins. Please call to reserve your spot.

Cost: $ 35.00
Soup & Sew-cial Class
- Dec 18, 2021 10:00 am

Bring your unfinished projects and come sew with friends or meet new ones! PPQ will provide lunch while you enjoy a relaxing day away from home and all the to dos! There will be no instructor provided for this class. So bring whatever you wanna work on. It will be fun, lots of laughter and sew a stitch or two. Sign up today!

Cost: $ 10.00
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, 10% discount on material & supplies. Space is limited so call and sign up today!

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

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