Retreat Schedule for 2022!!!

Thread Painting with Joyce Hughes

July 21-24, 2022

6:00 p.m. Thursday to 4:00 p.m. Sunday

Instructor: Joyce Hughes – Quilter, Fiber Artist, Author

Package: $825 (3 day workshop, kit, lodging, and meals) – $725 with off-site lodging

Level: Beginner

Can thread painting resemble the shading effect of embroidery?  What is trapunto? How do I add overlays to my quilt? Bobbin work, what’s that? How do I end up with a flat, square art quilt that I can display? This thread painting class with Joyce Hughes will teach you the answer to all of those questions and more. In this class you will learn eight techniques that Joyce uses in her award winning work and describes in her books, Creating Art Quilts with Panels and Thread Painting A Garden Quilt. Just bring your domestic sewing machine, and Joyce will provide your fabric and thread needed to create this beautiful thread painted quilt.

Contact us for more information or visit our class registration page to reserve your spot.




Animals Brought to Life with Barbara Yates Beasley

July 10-15, 2022   

4:00 p.m. Sunday until 5:00 p.m. Friday 

Package: $1,400 on-site (includes 5 day workshop, lodging, and meals) –  $1,250 off-site lodging

The love of animals and photography translated into multiple publications, awards, and exhibits that celebrate the unique style and animal quilts of Barbara Yates Beasley. Barbara’s quilts are know for capturing the expressions and body language of her animal subjects. Bring a favorite animal photo to this workshop, and Barbara will teach you to bring it to life in a unique quilt that will create a lasting memory.

Contact us for more information or visit our class registration page to reserve your seat. Hurry, space is limited to 12 quilters.