Classes & Retreats


Quilt Gallery is known for offering a wide range of classes taught by many of our talented staff and 5-day workshops featuring award-winning, internationally recognized instructors. No matter your skill level, project size, or sewing style we think you will find a class that will interest you and help you build on what you already know.

We also host an awesome five-day Retreat every year on beautiful Flathead Lake that is sheer quilting bliss...cooking, cleaning, laundry and other daily chores are all taken care of for you!  Click on the Retreat title for a detailed description, retreat dates and to purchase a seat to secure your place.

Please read our Retreat Details for information you need to know! Click the links for directions to Glacier Camp's Spruce Lodge and a map of the grounds, to see pictures of Lodgefloor plan and room layout.
Coffee @ the Quilt Store
- Dec 17, 2017 10:00 am

Come join Marianne on her sew day for coffee and a doughnut!

Free Motion Club
- Dec 19, 2017 02:00 pm

We've started a new club for those interested in free motion quilting at all skill levels!

Do you have a lot of scraps? Need to thin out your stash? Bring in your boxes, bags, and stacks of scraps, or any fabric you want along with a favorite pattern or just start sewing strips and odd pieces together to create your own masterpiece!

Creative Backgrounds
- Jan 06, 2018 10:00 am

The perfect background can turn a beautiful focus art piece into a stunning one. Come join in the fun of learning a tiling technique that will widen your options as you create unique and wonderful works of art.

Cost: $ 45.00
Whigs Defeat - Begins Jan 8
- Jan 08, 2018 06:00 pm

Make Whig's Defeat in this extended class!

Cost: $ 100.00
Quilt till you Wilt
- Jan 12, 2018 10:00 am

Need time to sew? Ready to clear out some space on your shelves? Quilt till you Wilt Weekend is the perfect opportunity to gather your unfinished objects and turn them into completed projects!

Cost: $ FREE
Round the Garden BOTM
- Jan 13, 2018 10:00 am

Join Joan as she teaches Wendy Williams' award winning quilt "Round the Garden"

Cost: $ 200.00
Double Wedding Ring
- Jan 17, 2018 06:00 pm

Join Jennifer Eubank as she teaches a cult classic - Double Wedding Ring. This is an evening class!

Cost: $ 200.00
All Things Machine Quilting
- Jan 19, 2018 10:00 am

Come join Marianne to learn the basics of free motion machine quilting.

Cost: $ 40.00
What will Joan teach this year? Join our class to find out! Join us to learn various quilting techniques and take home a beautiful project. Image shown is from a previous year

Cost: $ 95.00
Spring Retreat 2018
- Feb 21, 2018 12:00 pm

More Details Coming Soon!

Cost: $ 350.00
Lone Star
- Mar 06, 2018 10:00 am

Join Joan as she teaches her award-winning original quilt, Lone Star!

Cost: $ 95.00
Fractured Star
- Mar 30, 2018 10:00 am

Join Jennifer Eubank as she teaches Fractured Star, a beginner paperpiecing quilt

Cost: $ 60.00
Machine Embroidery Sew Day
- Apr 03, 2018 10:00 am

Sew day for Machine Embroidery

Cost: $ FREE
Hilde Morin Bowl Art Class
- May 07, 2018 12:00 am

Hilde Morin Bowl Art Class at the Quilt Gallery in Kalispell, MT. May 7&8 , 2018

Cost: $ 150.00
Hilde Morin Curves & More Class
- May 09, 2018 10:00 am

Hilde Morin Class, Curves & More, at the Quilt Gallery in Kalispell, MT. Piecing free form curves without pinning, marking or clipping.

Cost: $ 350.00
Join Joan as she shares her secrets for fabric selection as part of the process to make stunning quilts!

Cost: $ 200.00
Susan Carlson is teaching at the Quilt Gallery in 2018

Cost: $ 425.00
Join us as we host internationally renowned instructor, Thom Atkins.

Cost: $ 450.00
Rock On with Rosalie Dace
- Aug 08, 2018 10:00 am

Rosalie Dace art quilt workshop - Rock On

Cost: $ 450.00
Fall Retreat 2018
- Oct 24, 2018 12:00 pm

Description to come soon

Cost: $ 350.00
Sue Spargo will be at the Quilt Gallery for a 5-day workshop! Sign up soon; this workshop will fill up before you know it!

Cost: $ 425.00

By Appointment Only

For full description of each class please click on the following titles then call the Quilt Gallery to schedule a training session to qualify for our On-Site Handi Quilter Rental Program.

Handi Quilter Infinity Longarm Class: Required for all Longarm free motion quilting.

Handi Quilter Infinity with Pro-Stitcher: Quilt your quilts couldn't be easier! Pick your pattern, set up the Pro-Stitcher and watch the magic happen!

Handi Quilter Sweet 16 Sit-Down: Perfect for free motion quilting smaller projects or if you don't care to stand in front of a longarm machine

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