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Quilty Pleasures, Ottawa's largest quilt shop, where the service is small-town friendly. Located in the heart of old Orleans, conveniently close to Highway 174, Quilty Pleasures offers a full range of supplies and inspiration for the creative quilter.

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COVID-19 HOURS: With the latest lockdown, we are open for web orders and curbside pickup only. You can pick up your orders at the following times:

Mondays  10:00 - 5:00 
Tuesdays  10:00 - 5:00 
Wednesdays  10:00 - 5:00 
Thursdays  10:00 - 5:00 
Fridays  10:00 - 5:00 
Saturdays  10:30 - 4:00
Sundays  CLOSED
These hours are in effect until at least May 5, 2021. When the situation changes, we will update our information.

Also, we are not allowed to take payment at the door these days. If you have a machine that's been in for servicing, or if you have a special order to pick up, please call us at 613-834-3044 to pay before you arrive at the store.

Thanks very much for your patience. Stay safe!

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PHONE: (613) 834-3044


  • Monday - Friday: 9:30 - 6:00
  • Saturday: 9:30 - 5:00


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Tune-ups and Repairs:

Our in-house technician will tune-up and repair sewing machines of most makes and models. Since some exceptions apply, we will be happy to advise you on a case-by-case basis. But, generally speaking, the following charges apply:

  • Repair estimates - $25, plus tax;
  • Tune-up sewing machines - $85, plus tax;
  • Tune-up sewing machines with electronic tension control (eg quilt expression 4.2, performance 5.2) - $95, plus tax;
  • Tune-up sergers - $95, plus tax
  • Tune-up embroidery machines (machine only, without embroidery unit) - $105, plus tax;
  • Tune-up embroidery units - $25, plus tax;
  • Tune-up Pfaff creative icon and embroidery unit (or Husqvarna Designer Epic) - $150, plus tax;
  • Labour (where a tune-up is not requested, or for extraordinary labour required during a tune-up) - $70/hour, minimum charge $35, plus tax.


  • Scissors - $7 a pair or 3 for $20 plus tax
  • Pinking Shears - $8 plus tax

Private Lessons:

Our expert teachers will instruct you in sewing, serging and using your machine to the best advantage. Call for rates and to schedule an appointment.

Everyone on staff sews, and our advice is friendly and free!

Whether you're looking for that perfect fabric, specialty notion or latest book, we have everything you need to translate your great ideas into beautiful quilted projects.


As an Authorized PFAFF dealer, we also have an impressive selection of sewing machines and sergers to make quilting a joy. And our wide variety of classes will give you all the tips and techniques you need to make every project perfect.


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50% off  Our bargain basement has full bolts all at half-price, every day. New additions are made regularly, so visit it often.

40% off • Selected fat quarters

15% off • When you buy the remainder of any bolt

15% off • As our present to you, we'll take 15% off selected purchases during the week of your birthday. Happy Birthday to you! This discount applies to regularly-priced, in-stock merchandise only, excludes machines and furniture, and may not be combined with other discount offers.

Watch for other specials throughout the year.

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Original website design concept by Adam Jensen