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2211 St. Joseph Boulevard

Orleans, Ontario
K1C 7C5
613-834-3044
info@quiltypleasures.ca
    






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CHEERS TO 20 YEARS!

This past April, Quilty Pleasures celebrated 20 years of being Orleans' destination for quilting materials and know-how. We love what we do and are so grateful to you and the quilting community for your continued support, insight, friendship, and enthusiasm. Nothing makes us happier than to see your works-in-progress and finished quilts - it's a surefire way to bring a smile to our faces!

This summer we're hoping to bring a smile to your face as both new techniques and old favourites return to our classroom. Our summer class schedule (coming soon!) focuses on smaller projects that can be completed in 1 or 2 sessions so that there's time to take in the lazy, hazy days of summer (and go on that vacation you've been dreaming of) while still indulging in Quilty Pleasures. Registration for our second annual UFO Challenge will begin in June, with prizes and giveaways galore, so keep an eye on your inbox for details (sign up for our newsletter here!). Plus, new fabrics are arriving daily - planning to visit any national parks this summer?
 
Amy, Sam, and all the QP Dolls (Allison, Carrie, Diane, Janet, Kimberley, Leslie, Manon, Rowan, Sonia, and Val)

PS Don't forget to subscribe to our newsletter to keep on top of everything QP!

NOTICE ABOUT PARKING: 

Our beloved gravel lot is under new ownership and we will no longer have access to it for parking. A fence has been put up and we have to admire it from afar.

The parking lot in front of the store is freshly paved for your parking convenience.

*PLEASE READ OUR GUIDELINES BEFORE COMING IN (We still have to take care!)

  1. Masks are optional and we have hand sanitizer for you to use at the entrance.
  2. Please limit the amount of bags/items you bring with you. You are welcome to bring a project to match but we ask you limit the amount of projects at one time.
  3. Remember to maintain your social distance at all times while in the store (2m)
  4. Please do not come into the store if you are feeling sick. We have curbside pickup available, just give us a call from the parking lot! 613-834-3044

Store Hours
Monday to Wednesday: 9:00-2:00
Thursday to Friday: 1:00-6:00
Saturday: 9:00-4:00






















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TULA PINK X SALLIE TOMATO PRE-ORDERS!

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There's a new collaboration between Tula Pink and Sallie Tomato that is too pretty to pass up! Pink hardware, colourful zippers and new patterns will be released in September, but if you pre-order before July 31st you'll receive 20% off. While we're at it, let's discount the Tula Pink x Oliso irons too!

Browse the catalogue of items to choose from and use our handy dandy order sheets to make planning your Tula purchase easy!








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THE UFO CHALLENGE IS BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND!

DEADLINE TO ENTER IS CLOSED

UFOs have been spotted again, but we're not talking about the extraterrestrial variety. Unfinished Fabric Objects are taking over our sewing rooms and the Quilty Pleasures' Finished and Bound Institute (or FBI) is returning to investigate! Many have accepted the second annual UFO Challenge - to finish those UFOs and enter to win amazing prizes along the way, plus gain entries to win the grand prize draw valued at $250!

Along with signing up for the challenge they'll receive 15% off all batting and backing purchases until July 31, 2024*

We had a blast last year seeing everyone complete their forgotten projects and win some out-of-this-world prizes. This year, we started a month early to give participants a head start!
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Those who qualified had to:

1. Stop in to Quilty Pleasures before June 15th, 2024 and fill out an entry form listing 3 in-progress quilt-sized UFOs. If possible, bring a portion of the started UFO for "before" photos to be be emailed to them. (Just by signing up they were entered in the weekly prize draws!)
2. Work on completing each project on their list by August 31, 2024, including quilting and binding; each completed project becomes an entry in the grand prize draw!
3. Post their "before" photo along with a photo of the completed project; use #ufospottedatquiltypleasures and tag @quilty_pleasures. (Once posted it's crossed off their entry form!) A fully completed form gains an extra entry in the grand prize draw.
















Let's crack the case by finishing those UFOs - the truth is out there (and so is hope for the completion of half-finished quilts)!

Villa Rosa Pattern
Our first weekly mini prize is a metre of Chalk & Charcoal paired with a Villa Rosa pattern. Our winner is Josiane G!

*Weekly prize draws will be each Monday beginning June 17th 2024. Grand prize draw will be September 3rd, 2024. Winner will be notified by email and prize awarded upon completion of a skill-testing question. No purchase necessary. Discount cannot be combined with any other offers. See store for further details.











Virginia - My Boy Lollipop
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This is Virginia's first entry in 2024's #ufospottedatquiltypleasures challenge!

"My boy, Lollipop" is her first quilt made outside of a class (and both Thomas and QP think she nailed it)! Scrappy binding from coordinating 5" strips adds the perfect finishing touch. Well done, Virginia!








































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GET GLOWING!

Have you seen the Cutterpillar Glow Tablets and Carolina Moore Glow rulers in action? Our new favourite cutting tools are lighting up our lives with their multiple brightness settings, easy-to-read gridlines, and unexpected portability (perfect for retreats and classes)! Catch a demo in-store and see why these tablets and rulers get such glowing reviews!
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FREE TOTE BAG!

20th Anniversary Tote
Receive a free tote bag!

Spend $60 before taxes on anything in-store and receive a fabulous pink tote bag, free!*

*One per customer while quantities last.










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GET YOUR MACHINE TUNED-UP!

Get your machine sewing-ready, no appointment necessary!

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A PFAFF FOR YOU!

You've got the fabric, planned your project, and are ready to quilt - but is your machine up to the task? Whether you're looking for a portable machine to take to class or something a little more heavy-duty for embroidery and machine quilting, there's a Pfaff for you. Visit us in-store to give them a try before you buy (no appointment necessary), plus receive a complimentary machine training with purchase with one of our knowledgeable teachers!
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SIT AND SEW AT QP!

Come use our space and our tools (and escape your family, renovations or anything else you'd like to leave at home). Come alone or bring a friend. This is a great opportunity to sew-cialize with friends, both new and old! You can reserve a four-hour time slot for $15. A staff person will be assigned to help you, if needed, but there will not be a specific lesson or class being taught. You must bring your own machine (as always, we can help you carry it in), your project supplies and rotary cutters.

As an added bonus, any regularly-priced shopping you do the same day will be discounted by 10%. Please call the store to register or ask any questions you may have. 613-834-3044

There are several dates scheduled so check out our classes page for a complete list. Don't see a day that works for you? Let us know and we'll keep you in mind when we add to the schedule!
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NEED SOME INSPIRATION?

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There's nothing like learning a new technique and making new friends!

Check out our list of classes here and keep an eye out for more being added!

Looking for something specific? We love to hear new class ideas! Just let us know what you would like and we will keep it in mind for a future session.

















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DID YOU KNOW?


A QP gift card works on our online shop as well as in the store! So take a look in your wallet and junk drawer. A GOOD look.

If you find a Quilty Pleasures gift card, bring it in or call us with the number. If it has a balance on it, you can spend it like cash on whatever we sell, wherever we sell it. Fabric, notions, tune-ups ... . It's literally found money!


Those cards aren't doing any good sitting at home, so redeem them now and buy some fun!



LOYALTY DOES HAVE ITS...!

Implementing an on-line shopping platform has necessitated a number of changes around here. One of the biggest is our new POS system, which won't affect you too much in your day-to-day shopping with us, but it does change how our loyalty programme works.

In a nutshell, the new system gives you a $10 coupon good for 90 days for every $250 you spend in the store*. Still pretty rewarding!

*Rewards are earned on regular-priced items only. Does not include classes or sewing machines.
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ANOTHER SHOPPING OPTION!

While we aren't in a position to order every fabric TrendTex sells, now you have an exciting opportunity to shop directly from their warehouse!
This will give you access to a huge inventory of Moda, Benartex, RJR, Hoffman California, Stof, Michael Miller, and Lewis & Irene collections!

Here's how it works:

1/ Visit shop.trendtexfabrics.com to, well, shop;
2/ At checkout, enter the code STI020 This gives us a portion of the sale, keeping your dollars local;
3/ Shipping is $15 for all orders under $149, and free for orders of $149 and over.
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This is a unique programme and we're excited to be a part of it, so please give it a go. It's always disappointing for us when a customer requests a fabric we don't have, but this gives you another way to buy exactly what you want.

It's easy, it's fun, and it's fabric. All good!
















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WHAT IS MYSEWNET?

mySewnet™ Cloud is, in essence, a service where you save and access your personal files, stitches and designs over the Internet instead of on your computer’s hard drive. Your files in mySewnet™ Cloud can be saved and accessed from different synched devices such as your mySewnet™- enabled machine, your PC or Mac, your smart phone, or your tablet via mySewnet™ apps. And it lets you do so many things!

By visiting the mySewnet™Portal, you can access your own profile information, user account settings, machine information, subscription options and online cloud file management. It is easily accessible from anywhere with an Internet connection, including mac computers.

Even if you don't have an embroidery machine, you'll love CreatorCue, an app that allows you to view step by step tutorials for various sewing techniques on your tablet or smart phone. It also includes instructions for projects and handy information about stabilizers, with more content being added all the time.

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For instructions on registering for mySewnet, click here. To download CreatorCue. click here for android and here for apple. Then have fun!

















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IT PAYS TO COMPARE!

We know that price is a big factor when shopping for quilting supplies, and it's easy to assume that big box or chain stores will always offer a better price than an independent quilt shop.

However, we recently have had several customers tell us of specific instances where our prices were equal to or better than our competitors', even after their 50% discount was applied. We appreciate knowing that people are paying attention and realizing that our prices are competitive, even though we're a small, local business.

To our watchdog customers: Thanks very much for doing the math!










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WE'RE MEDIA SOCIABLE!

Please visit our Facebook and Instagram pages for all the latest QP happenings.

Amy keeps those sites up-to-date, so take a look and be one of our Quilty Pleasures friends! (A new window will open when you click the above links.)

If you want our Facebook postings to pop up on your news feed, visit our FB page, click "Follow". (it's next to the "Like" button.

Hovering over the "Follow" button will show you a menu with the "Get Notifications" option. Selecting this means you will be alerted in your notifications window whenever we post something.

So easy to be so connected!

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DID YOU KNOW?

 
We can special-order products for you!

It happens all the time: You're reading someone's blog and they recommend a pattern, book, notion, or other item that you'd really like to have. Only trouble is, either they don't sell it or you don't want to order it from them because of the exchange rate, shipping costs, Customs issues, whatever.

Let us deal with it! We can usually order these products from our suppliers, and all of the hassles are taken care of. No fuss, no muss, and your order comes right to the store and into your hands.











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