SECOND Saturday 25% Off Sale
November 12, 2022 from 10:00am to 2:30pm!
The monthly 25% off sale is MOVING
to 2nd Saturdays beginning November 12, 2022.
Same great savings on nearly everything in the shop!
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.
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. Classes will be held at the Lumberyard Arts Center unless otherwise noted. New classes for early 2023 will be announced in coming weeks with new offerings. If there's something you'd like to learn, be sure to let us know.
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!
Dried Fruits & Nuts Season
Our annual selection of dried fruits & nuts from the Missouri Northern Pecan Growers is here! Be sure to drop in to get your favorites before they're gone.
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