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August 2023 Updates from Paradise Quilting

Here are some updates for the month of August!


The New England Shop Hop gift certificate drawing is continuing, we are on our third giveaway. 

First Winner: Marcia Katsirebas 

Second Winner: Dale Daley

Who will be our third?

If you purchase a New England Shop Hop passport magazine for $11.50 each, at Paradise, from now until we sell another group of 50, you will be entered into a drawing for a $50 gift certificate to our shop.

Passport magazines are available now!


Mega Bow Tucks Tote

Description: The finished bag is 17 inches tall by 26 inches wide and 9 inches deep. It has swivel hook hardware on the side to give it a smaller silhouette at the top, which can be released to give extra storage capacity. Mega has pockets lining the whole inside too.

Supplies: A supply list will be shared when you sign up. You must also bring in your own machine.
Date: Saturday, August 19, 2023 (9-3 pm)
Price: $45.00  Call the shop to pre-register and pay for your class to reserve your spot.


The Crazy Quilter’s Bucket Hat Class

Description: This is a free download with the fabric of your choice.
Supplies: Must stop by for a supply list and pattern.
Date: Wednesday, August 9, 2023 (11-4 pm).
Price: $30.00 Call the shop to pre-register and pay for your class to reserve your spot.


Got Your Back, Backpack Class

Description: Nice versatile backpack for your family. This backpack was made from the New England Shop Hop fabric. This fabric is not available until September 1st. Choose your perfect fabric. Great for travel, school, errands, etc.
Supplies: You must also bring in your own machine. Call the shop for the supply list.
Date: Saturday, August 12, 2023 (10-4 pm) This is a two-part class, the second will be determined with the first class of students.
Price: $100.00 Call the shop to pre-register and pay for your class to reserve your spot.

Basic Quilting 101

Description: This is a basic class to learn quilting techniques and help as needed on your project. Come with questions, the content is flexible.
Supplies: You must also bring in your own machine and sewing supplies to work on your project.
Date: Saturday, August 5 & 19, 2023 (9:30-1:30 pm). We will continue every two weeks.
Price: $25.00 Call the shop to pre-register and pay for your class to reserve your spot.


Paradise Slow Stitchers

Description: Bring in your own project or purchase one here and learn some new techniques. This class now includes embroidery, hand stitching, English paper piecing, or any hand stitching project.
Supplies: Please call the shop to pre-register and get your supply list.
Dates: Sunday, August 27, 2023 (10-2 pm)
Price: $25.00 per class plus supplies.
We are building inventory, and new wool coming in weekly.


Featherweight Club

Description: Our monthly Featherweight Club is welcoming new participants every month! Each session will start with a little history of the machine including maintenance tips. Food will also be served.
Supplies: Bring your machine and your projects to sit and sew.
Date: Sunday, September 10, 2023 (10-3 pm).
Price: Each session is $25.00


More Announcements:

  • Need a place to gather and celebrate?  Maybe your birthday, your special day, come have a mini sewing retreat, please come talk to us!
  • We are a proud sponsor of NEQE.  New location: Center of NH Expo  Double Tree by Hilton, Manchester Downtown, 700 Elm Street, Manchester, New Hampshire 03101  (New England Quilt Expo LLC 2024 – Bits ‘n Pieces Quilt Shop (  Mark the date for next year’s annual show on April 11-13 202
  • All New England Fall Shop Hop is coming September 1, 2023, through October 31, 2023!!  Stay tuned, more quilt shops are being added as we get closer.  They have their own Facebook page and we are participating!!  
  • All New England Shop Hop | Facebook
  • We have gone live with CommentSold on Facebook, weekly on Wednesdays at 6 pm. 
  • Our loyalty program is in place.  For every $20.00 spent in a single purchase on regular-priced fabrics and notions, you will get a stamp.  Collect 12 stamps and receive 20% off your next single purchase of regular-priced fabric and notions.   Some exclusions apply and are detailed on the back of the card.
  • Anyone paying with cash or check will be entered into a monthly drawing for a $25.00 store gift certificate.
  • Please like us on Facebook at “Paradise Quilting & Gift Studio” and check out our website  Please like us.  Our goal is 1750!!
  • The Paradise Quilting online store is available 24/7.  Please check it out! 
  • We are a Featherweight Shop supplier and service Featherweights!! 🧵  We also have Featherweights for sale!
  • We have lots of fabrics to choose from and more comes in daily, we can help you select the fabric for your next project!  Moda is here!!  And more Kaffe too!!
  • Liberty House – we are still accepting quilts.
  • Facebook live every Friday at 9:15.  If you Like, Share, and Comment and we reach 10 new page “likes” you will be entered into our weekly drawing!


Fran & The Team at Paradise Quilting


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