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Second Saturday 25% Off Sale

Saturday, June 10, 10am to 2:30pm

Save on nearly everything in the shop at our monthly 25% off sale held on second Saturdays! There are always new items to see, new fabric lines coming in, and so much more!

Summer Classes

Take your One Block Wonder skills and give them a twist with Liz Granberg-Jerome as she guides you through making a Hexified Panel Quilt! Using 7 identical panels, cut six into strips and then into sets of 60 degree triangles, and then build your color-flow of hexagons around the 7th uncut panel. Two-day class to be held at the Lumberyard Arts Center on Wednesdays, June 21 & 28 from 10am to 3pm. Cost: $ 60.00. Liz will have a variety of wall-hanging size kits available for purchase at class or you can find many options at Quilters' Paradise. Pattern is included in class fee; optional 60 degree ruler available at Quilters' Paradise or from Liz at class.

Create your own Fabric Landscape Art Piece with Kathleen Thomas. Saturday, July 22 from 9am to noon at the Lumberyard Arts Center. Cost: $ 45.00. Join this great class and learn a sewing free way to make a fabric landscape. Just bring a good pair of sharp scissors to trim your pieces selected from Kathleen's collection available to you during clas.s


Youth Classes

The Lumberyard Arts Center, through generous corporate sponsorship from Mid America Bank and individual donors through the Douglas County Community Foundation's "Giving for Good" program, offers fee waivers for youths to attend classes at the LAC. To apply for a fee waiver (scholarship), complete the Youth Class Fee Waiver Application and return to Jeannette Blackmar, LAC Director.

Create your very own PJ bottoms as an introduction to sewing! Youth class: 9th Grade - 12th Grade Wed., June 28 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at the Lumberyard Arts Center. Cost: $ 30.00 --- Register by June 21; 10 Student Limit

Design and sew a scrappy bag using fabric scraps! No previous sewing skills required! Youth class for those from 6th grade to 12th grade. Two-day class: Mon & Tues, July 10 & 11 from 1:00 to 3:00 pm at the Lumberyard Arts Center. Cost: $ 20.00 -- Register by June 30; Limited to 6 students

Sewing is so Fun! Pet Scarf class is for youths from 5th grade to 8th grade. This introduction to the art of sewing will leave you wanting more projects! Tuesday, June 20 from 1:00 to 3:00 pm at the Lumberyard Arts Center. Cost: $ 15.00. Register by June 17; limit of 10 students.

Sewing is so Fun! Sports Bag class is for youths from 5th grade to 8th grade. This introduction to the art of sewing will leave you wanting more projects! Tuesday, June 13 from 1:00 to 3:00 pm at the Lumberyard Arts Center. Cost: $ 15.00. Register by June 10; limit of 10 students.
Quilting/Textile Open Studio
Every Wednesday from 10am to 3pm
Plus, first Wednesdays from 6pm to 9pm
Lumberyard Arts Center

Free Open Studio for Textile Arts at the Lumberyard Arts Center from 10am to 3pm on Wednesdays, plus an evening session on first Wednesdays from 6pm to 9pm. 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 answers to questions about patterns, or just come enjoy stitching with friends. Sewing with friends is always more fun!

The biennial Kansas City Regional Quilt Festival will be held June 15-17, 2023 at the Overland Park Convention Center.

Tickets are now on sale through the KCRQF website

Enroll for classes through the KCRQF website

In addition to the showcase of quilts made by members of the 14 sponsoring guilds, the judged quilts, and the multiple vendors, there will also be three special collection exhibits featuring quilts made by Lea McComas, Luke Haynes, and the Triplett Sisters Block of the Month participants. Check out the wide variety of technique classes being taught by regional and nationally known instructors. Come for one day, two days, or even all three days! Single day tickets will be available for purchase at the door during the festival.

PLEASE NOTE: Overland Park Convention Center will only accept cashless payments starting January 2023. This includes the OPCC food vendors during the festival. However, please bring your cash to buy tickets for the guild Opportunity Quilts on display outside the Vendor Exhibit Hall and for the many vendors who will accept cash/check/card payments.

Douglas County (KS) Free Fair

One Great County -- One Great Fair

July 24-29, 2023

It's not too early to think about entering your quilts in the upcoming county fair! Plan now to have your quilts ready to enter on Monday, July 24 from 2:00 to 6:00pm in Building 21 at the Douglas County Fairgrounds. Judging will take place Tuesday morning, followed by hanging of the quilts. The exhibit buildings will open to the public Tuesday afternoon from 3:00 to 9:00pm and be open from 10:00am to 9:00pm Wednesday through Saturday. All exhibits are released on Sunday morning between 8:00 and 10:00am.

Go to the Douglas County Fair website, scroll down to Fair Info and click on Learn More to download the Fair Book. You'll find the Quilts Open Class listings beginning on page 91. One quilt per category per person. However, if you have multiple quilts you'd like to enter, see if they will fit in different categories! We look forward to seeing your quilts!

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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.