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Quilters' Paradise--Shop Hop, Classes, Changes!

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Countdown to the Jingle All The Way Shop Hop
Thursday & Friday, Nov 3 & 4 from 9am to 6pm
Saturday, Nov 5 from 9am to 4pm
Eleven great shops in northeast Kansas to visit!
Get more details at the Ad Astra Quilt Shop Hop Facebook page

Fall/Winter Classes

The following classes are scheduled to be held through the collaboration between Quilters' Paradise and the Lumberyard Arts Center in promotion of Baldwin City's designation as Quilt Capital of Kansas. Class will be held at the Lumberyard Arts Center unless otherwise noted.

Scared Stitchless to Free Motion Quilt -- Wed., Nov 16

Take the fear out of dropping your feed-dogs
in this introduction to free motion quilting on your domestic sewing machine.
Learn about needles, threads, marking tools, and more, plus pin your first sample project to begin quilting in class!

Christmas Decorative Bowls -- Saturday, December 10

Make a rope bowl using polyester rope that will be sewn into a bowl shape with instructor Cheryl Travis. Add a small fussy-cut picture of fabric into the center to complete your make-and-take project. Finished bowl would make a great holiday gift for Mom, Dad, Grandpa or Grandma, etc.

Quilting Basics with Liz Granberg-Jerome will be offered in four parts on Saturdays, November 12 & 19 and January 7 & 21 from 10am to 3pm at the Lumberyard Arts Center. Over the series you will make enough blocks to create a throw size sampler quilt. Bonus block patterns will be available in classes to make larger sampler quilt.

Quilting Basics Part 1 -- Sat., Nov 12
Basic instruction on straight piecing and half-square triangles. Overview of rulers, notions, and lots of tips. Great refresher!

Quilting Basics Part 2 -- Sat., Nov 19
Adding Flying Geese and Diamond in a Square units will add new variations to your quilting skills.

Quilting Basics Part 3 -- Sat., Jan 7
Take the fear out of sewing curves by adding Drunkard's Path curved piecing to your repertoire.

Quilting Basics Part 4 -- Sat., Jan 21
Putting it all together--add sashing, cornerstones, and borders to turn your blocks into a complete quilt top. Discussion of batting choices, backings, and the quilting process.

Quilting/Textile Open Studio
Wednesdays from 10am to 3pm
Lumberyard Arts Center
Free Open Studio for Textile Arts at the Lumberyard Arts Center from 10am to 3pm on Wednesdays. The studio will be open to anyone wanting to work on quilting/sewing/textile/needlework projects. This time offers a great opportunity to finish up UFOs, get help with answers to questions about a pattern, or just come enjoy stitching with friends. Sewing with friends is always more fun!

Changes coming starting in November 2022!

The monthly 25% off sale is MOVING
to 2nd Saturdays beginning November 12, 2022!
Same great savings on nearly everything in the shop!

Holiday Turkeys

We are accepting orders for Thanksgiving and Christmas turkeys.  The pasture-raised heritage turkeys are $4.85/lb and the pasture-raised white broad-breasted turkeys are $3.75/lb.  They will be ready to pick up at the farm (1814 N 600 Rd, Baldwin City) the weekend before Thanksgiving. Please e-mail or call 785-594-2493 to reserve your turkey.


This year we will have "turkey parts" again.  They must be ordered by November 14 to be sure that they are available.  We plan to have only enough cut up to fill the orders.


    Turkey breast, 2 pieces per package      $8.30/lb

    Turkey thighs, 2 per package                   $5.25/lb

    Turkey legs, 4 per package                        $5.25/lb

    Turkey wings, 8 per package                    $3,00/lb

Thanksgiving Holiday Schedule

Quilters' Paradise will be CLOSED
Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday
Thursday, November 24 and Friday, November 25

OPEN for business on
Small Business Saturday
November 26, 2022, as part of the Baldwin City Downtown Holiday Happenings. Hours to be announced.

2023 Block of the Month
Solare by Northcott

Solare is a beautiful quilt being offered through Northcott Fabrics as a Block of the Month for 2023. Sign up now to be on the list to get your first block kit in January. Sign-up fee $18 covers the pattern. Monthly kit fee of $25 for 12 months. Kits include fabric for entire quilt top and binding (backing not included).

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About Quilters' Paradise

Quilters' Paradise Quilt Shop, owned and run by Sharon Vesecky, opened its doors in its current location on January 3, 1989.