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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: As part of our gradual reopening, we are available for in-store shopping during the following hours:

Mondays  10:00 - 4:00 (curbside pickup from 10:00 until 5:00)
Tuesdays  10:00 - 4:00 (curbside pickup from 10:00 until 5:00)
Wednesdays  10:00 - 4:00 (curbside pickup from 10:00 until 5:00)
Thursdays  10:00 - 4:00 (curbside pickup from 10:00 until 5:00)
Fridays  10:00 - 4:00 (curbside pickup from 10:00 until 5:00)
Saturdays  10:30 - 3:30 (curbside pickup from 10:30 until 4:00)
Sundays  CLOSED
Of course, precautions will be taken to ensure everyone's safety:
  1. The number of customers allowed in the store at any given time will be limited. Please ring the doorbell on the table outside before entering, and we'll greet you with an update on our numbers;
  2. Everyone entering must wear a mask;
  3. Everyone entering must use hand sanitizer;
  4. Payment will be taken by debit or credit card, tap preferred, with no cash.
Thanks very much for your patience during these weird, weird times. We're just happy that we can get more or less back to normal!

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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