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Quilted Joy was founded out of a belief that creative expression is a fundamental human need. We love helping our customers thrive and grow as they influence their communities and families through their quilty works of art.

After all, quilts are LOVE.

If you want to make an impact, take on a lot of responsibility and be a part of a thriving culture, join us. We promise to help you grow professionally and personally, all while being surrounded by good people looking to enhance the way sewing transforms the world for good.

We’re Quilted Joy. We make quilting easier!

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Now Hiring: Part Time Quilt Fairy

3-4 days a week

Location: Louisville, Ky

THE POSITION OVERVIEW

The Quilt Fairy’s main function is to provide high-level support to our fabulous customer base at Quilted Joy. The goal for this position is to nurture and coach the incredible creativity of our customers both in person and online as they select from the best sewing fabrics & notions that we’ve hand selected.

THE OPPORTUNITY

We are seeking someone who has a teacher’s heart and enjoys cheering on the creative endeavors of others. You will have an understanding of the challenges and triumphs that goes along with learning to quilt. This is a partnership and you will be trained from the ground up in longarm quilting. We don’t expect you to know anything about longarm quilting but a desire to learn is key. Ideally, you have a background in sewing or quilting already, live within 40 miles of Louisville and seek to expand your skills while helping others grow their knowledge as well. 

MAKE A DIFFERENCE

The ideal candidate for this position will have experience teaching adults and have experience in sewing or quilting. You will have a solid understanding of how much you can impact a life by cheering them on as they learn a new skill or just be a smiling face as you help them select the best fabric and thread for their projects. 

If you have a strong sense of professionalism, an energetic demeanor, an ability to encourage others, a willingness to work on a team that is growing its footprint nationally, and are looking for a rewarding opportunity to add value to Quilted Joy, we would be very interested in speaking with you. 

WE WANT YOU BECAUSE

  1. You love quilting and want to impact the sewing community both locally and nationally. 
  2. You are comfortable teaching new skills to adults and see the value in helping adults grow creatively.
  3. You are computer literate and enjoy learning new skills. 
  4. You wish to learn more about longarm quilting.
  5. You understand the needs of a quilter who has spent months carefully selecting the pattern, fabrics and tools to make that special quilt to wrap their loved one in quilty goodness. 
  6. Possess stellar communication skills and know how to facilitate a healthy work environment that builds up your fellow team mates.
  7. Trustworthy and can be counted upon to safeguard confidentiality as we grow the business to new heights.
  8. You like petting pretty fabric and thread.

THE ROLE

The Quilt Fairy will work 3 days each week from 9:00am until 4 or 5pm including every other Saturday.  One week you’d work Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and the following week you’d work Thursday, Friday and Saturday. If you have a kiddo you need to drop off or pickup and need some flexibility on shift start/end time, just let us know!

Facilitate our rentals so the customer is supported, encouraged and valued. 

Assist our customers both in house and online as they purchase their quilty items.

Seek out ways to improve our processes and grow our business.

Support our customers and our team as needed with a loving presence.

Continually grow your quilting and retail skills to rise to the changes in the industry as needed. 

We are an equal opportunity employer. 

HOW TO APPLY

If you would like to be considered for the position, submit your letter of interest outlining your unique capabilities and experience for this role please apply at our online portal by clicking here. 

CANDIDATES ARE WELCOME TO APPLY PRIOR TO CLOSE OF BUSINESS ON July 31, 2022.