WE HAVE TWO NEW RETREATS FOR 2023!!

July and December ... See below for further information and links to the Booking Forms:

 
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SEWCIAL RETREAT ...

with Helen Kent and Cecilia Slinn

Friday 21st - Sunday 23rd July 2023

Hillscourt Hotel, Rose Hill, Lickey, Birmingham B45 8RS

As well as plenty of time for your own projects we will be looking at different methods for Cathedral Windows and piecing curves, both suggestions from our last retreat.  From the traditional hand sewn through to modern machine sewn.  We also take a look at Wonky Log Cabins which will include the piecing of curves.

The weekend includes:


  • Friday arrival,  set up and sewing from 12:00, hotel room check in from 14:00.  Afternoon refreshments and 2 course evening meal.

  • Saturday:  Full English or Continental breakfast,  morning refreshments,  sandwich buffet lunch, afternoon refreshments,  2 course evening meal.

  • Sunday:    Full English or Continental breakfast,  morning refreshments,  sandwich buffet lunch, afternoon refreshments.

  • 2 nights overnight accommodation in single,  en-suite rooms equipped with:

    • Freeview TV                

    • Wi-Fi                         

    • Combination safe

    • Hairdryer                    

    • Tea/coffee facilities       

    • Free parking on site

  • Unrestricted use of the sewing room from 9:00 until 21:00.

  • Support of two experienced Tutors during daytime sessions. (9:00 to 17:00)

  • Workshops and demonstrations based on Cathedral Windows and Curves.

  • Plenty of time to work on your own projects.

  • Ironing boards and irons will be available in the sewing room.

  • A Trader will be joining us with a selection of fabrics and basic quilting supplies and notions.

  • Retreat closes at 15.00 Sunday afternoon.


The cost of the retreat is £375.  £50 deposit (non-refundable) secures your place, with two further payments of £162.50 by 31st March 2023 and £162.50 by 23rd June 2023. 

For the Full Information and Booking Form please click the button below:

 
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QUILTING RETREAT ...

with Helen Kent and Cecilia Slinn

Friday 8th - Sunday 10th December 2023

Hillscourt Hotel, Rose Hill, Lickey, Birmingham B45 8RS

Along with plenty of time for your own projects, this retreat concentrates on different elements of quilting including: Hand Quilting, where we will look at both Stab and Rocking Stitch, Big Stitch, Walking Foot and Free-Motion.  It is advisable to have a basic understanding of Free-Motion-Quilting if you wish to take part in this section, such as attending my three day, Free-Motion-Quilting course, as we look to develop our FMQ skills.


The weekend includes:


  • Friday arrival,  set up and sewing from 12:00, hotel room check in from 14:00.  Afternoon refreshments and 2 course evening meal.

  • Saturday:  Full English or Continental breakfast,  morning refreshments,  sandwich buffet lunch, afternoon refreshments,  2 course evening meal.

  • Sunday:    Full English or Continental breakfast,  morning refreshments,  sandwich buffet lunch, afternoon refreshments.

  • 2 nights overnight accommodation in single,  en-suite rooms equipped with:

    • Freeview TV                

    • Wi-Fi                         

    • Combination safe

    • Hairdryer                    

    • Tea/coffee facilities       

    • Free parking on site

  • Unrestricted use of the sewing room from 9:00 until 21:00.

  • Support of two experienced Tutors during daytime sessions. (9:00 to 17:00)

  • Quilting Workshops and demonstrations.

  • Bring your own projects to work on and any other quilts you would like help or advice on.

  • Ironing boards and irons will be available in the sewing room.

  • A Trader will be joining us with a selection of fabrics and basic quilting supplies and notions.

  • Retreat closes at 15.00 Sunday afternoon.


The cost of the retreat is £375.  £50 deposit (non-refundable) secures your place, with two further payments of £162.50 by 1st September 2023 and £162.50 by 1st November 2023. 

For the Full Information and Booking Form please click the button below: