Welcome to Happy Apple Quilts/Florida Quilting Center!

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July 12th to 14th, 2018

Hilton St. Petersburg Carillon Park

950 Lake Carillon Dr, St. Petersburg, FL 33716

Marketplace Vendors!

Register for a Workshop and receive Free Marketplace Admission

3 Day Marketplace Admission is $12 payable at the door.

 Hours 10am to 5pm each day

Group Marketplace Admission for groups of 10 or more is $10. 

Please call 813-925-9028 by July 1st to register a group.


Happy AppleWeen with Happy Apple Quilts!

We will be celebrating Christmas in Paradise!

Our biggest event of the year will now be held at Stitcher Paradise!

We will have an area full of holiday fabrics, inspiration, and more!


With the modern stitcher in mind, Red Thread Studio offers a unique selection of quality kits, patterns, and fabrics sourced from new and upcoming designers located in the US and abroad.


Quilter's Express will help you take your next quilting project from Fabric to Finished. Get your pattern, fabric, quilting, and embellishments here! Add a touch of sparkle to all your fabric projects!

Frond_Design_Studio booth

The Frond mission is to constantly strive to push the boundaries of creativity, to create beautiful fabric and treat people in a beautiful way! Enjoy shopping with Stephanie Brandenburg's fabric collections as well as other Frond Design Studio artists.


Not only will June Colburn be teaching at Stitcher Paradise, you will be able to shop direct with her in the marketplace!  Shop for select Kimono fabrics and kits, mixed media embellishments and  cotton fabrics, patterns, and more!


Enjoy books and wonderful embellishments for your quilts in this booth.  Included are fabric paints, wood blocks, thermafax screens, Angelina, Gelli plates and much more.  Also, find several unusual notion-type items not always seen in quilt stores as well as 'ordinary' notions for the quilter.  Not least will be the answer to hanging your quilts the very easiest way with Hang It Dang It.


Fabric Smart is unique because of featuring many novelty fabrics not usually found in traditional quilt shops.  Our collection is eclectic and multicultural, including African cottons.  Shop with us for some wonderful garment patterns and Indigo Junction patterns!


Kate Mitchell Quilts designs a variety of pieced and applique patterns.


The Florida Quilting Center is the Florida distributor for Innova Quilting Systems.  Come test drive the Innova longarms and Sitdown quilting machines. 

Explore which Innova is right for you! Hand driven or Robotics? Navigator or AutoPilot Mach3? Maybe your perfect machine is the Pantovision. See them all at Stitcher Paradise.

Experience creative freedom and abundant possibilities with hoop-free Grand Format EmbroideryTM from Innova. 

Stitcher Paradise special offer! 

Financing options are available

Innova Owners! 

Check out our Bring a Friend program!

WonderFil specialty threads
Wonderful Boutique of Specialty Threads

Shop for specialty sewing threads with WonderFil!

The entire boutique collection will be at Stitcher Paradise!

Award Winning Quilter Teri Cherne 

will be in the WonderFil booth, 

showing the many uses of these specialty threads!

QT Fabrics short bolt sale

Shop the Short Bolt Sale with QT Fabrics!

Buy the whole bolt of designer fabrics at a reduced rate!

Perfect for charity sewing and quilt backs!

Sewing Studio with Karen Grof

Eversewn Sewing Machines

Join Karen in our demo area!  

She will be in the Sewing Studio, on our favorite EverSewn sewing machines! 

Stop by to see the latest and greatest notions, tools, 

and fabrics that Karen loves to use. 

Aunties Two with Lois Davila

Poppins Bag by Aunties Two

Bags of Inspiration with Lois Davila!

Join our favorite Bag Lady, Lois Davila, in her own booth!

Lois will be sharing the latest and greatest bag techniques

including the current favorite, Poppins Bag!

Pick up your new favorite purse patterns and notions!

Brenda Grampsas Quilt Appraisals

Quilt Appraisals with Brenda Grampsas at Stitcher Paradise

Friday, July 13th, 2018

Brenda Grampsas will be offering Written and Verbal quilt appraisals on Friday at Stitcher Paradise!  Find out the value of your favorite quilt!  Brenda's appraisals may be used for Fair Market, Donation, or Insurance purposes on New, Vintage, and Antique Quilts!

Written appraisals are $55, verbal appraisals are $25.

Call 813-925-9037 to set an appointment. You will pay your appraisal fee to save your time slot.  Appraisal appointment deadline July 6th.  Marketplace Admission not required for Quilt Appraisals.

Winter Stars Bay Area Shop Hop

Winter Stars Bay Area Shop Hop

Winter Stars Bay Area Shop Hop

July 2nd to 31st, 2018

10 Participating Shops!

Get your passport stamped for Happy Apple Quilts 

and Fabric Smart at Stitcher Paradise!

2 of the 10 Participating Shops in one place!

Learn more and get your passport here!

Stitcher Paradise Sponsors 2018

See Pictures of 2017's Marketplace!