Quilting in Southwest Montana
In the pioneer days, quilting and needlework were essential to survival on the frontier. Today, it might no longer be essential to survival, but quilting is a very popular, fun and culturally rich activity to be enjoyed by locals and visitors of all ages. From shops to shows, sales to retreats and everything in between, quilting adds a splash of color to life here in Southwest Montana.
105 Main Street W., Avon, 406-492-7070
Birdseye Mercantile has been in business since 1887 and features events, craft supplies and classes. In addition to quilting materials, this shop features antiques, yarns, gifts and more.
Chateau Quilt Guild
Based out of Butte, the Chateau Quilt Guild promotes the rich quilting heritage of Montana and strives to educate members and visitors on the quilting arts. This education-based setting is a great place to appreciate the art of quilting.
The Cotton Patch
38 E. Front Street, Drummond, 406-288-3154
The Cotton Patch provides a vast selection of wools and fabrics as well as events at the shop and help from friendly staff. Enjoy a huge selection of fabrics with small town charm.
7 Sowden Lane, Whitehall, 406-287-9237
This shop caters to traditional quilting styles and offers supplies from pattern books to fabric. There is also an option to work on quilts in the store and sew with the locals.
Prickly Pear Quilts
1200 Cedar St, Helena, 406-442-7327
This quilt shop is a full-service boutique. Take a class (ranging from beginners quilting to advanced patterns), shop local fabrics or simply enjoy the artistry of quilting.
Quilters Corner Etc.
401 Main Street, Deer Lodge, 406-846-3096
Located in Deer Lodge, this charming quilt shop offers patterns, fabrics and hours of fun.
Sew Unique Quilting & Retreat
130 E. Broadway Street, Philipsburg, 406-859-7858
Offering professional longarm quilting services including custom quilts, Sew Unique is a great one-stop shop for quilters of all levels, or even for those who just want to admire the craft. Here, you will find designer fabrics, and quilt kits. They also specialize in scrapbooking, quilting retreats and assistance with projects.