Quiltagious Quarters Celeste, TX retreats 2019
Quilt Mercantile partners with our retreat center to provide a variety of learning opportunities hoping to inspire everyone to branch out and learn new skills. Our teacher retreats require payment (by a specific date) to sign up and hold your place. This helps guarantee a full retreat for our amazing teachers. Detailed information about our policies can be found in the FAQ section click here. Use the retreat links to find out more information about each retreat. Reply to this email with any questions or to check availability of space in these retreats. We hope you are able to join at least one in 2019 so you can--relax and recuperate from the stresses of life while you expand your skills and gain new friendships!
Machine Embroidery Retreats - Brenda Jeschke click here April, Sept, or December. From beginner to advanced, Brenda will help you with the project of your choice. Any machine type. It is time to learn how to use your embroidery machine to it's potential.
Paper Piecing Retreat - Eileen Urbanek click here April or August. Learn how to maximize your time in paper piecing a Judy Niemeyer pattern. Work on any project--Eileen has pattern suggestions by skill level. She can also teach you how to make any of these projects; Stack -n- Wack, One Block Wonder, Jacob's Ladder, or String quilts.
Domestic Machine Quilting Retreat - Jackie Brown click here May or December. From beginner to advanced, Jackie can teach you the skills to begin quilting on a domestic machine or how to sharpen your custom quilting techniques. Those who own a sit-down long arm machine are also able to join this group. You may not want to quilt all of your projects but these retreats start you on the path to confidence in quilting some of them.
Paper Piecing Retreat - Jackie Holkum click here May. Demand has been high to learn how to make the Judy Niemeyer projects so we added Jackie in 2018. She is a wonderful experienced addition. You choose the project.
Off-The-Block Applique Retreat - Pearl Pereira of P3 Designs click here weekday and weekend retreats in June and October. This technique for applique is very beginner friendly and can be used for the most intricate designs. You are free to work on the pattern/project of your choice. Every retreat Pearl has an optional project. This June she debuts her newest project. It is amazing! We can't wait to see it in person. The optional block is pictured on the retreat page.
Ultimate Travel Bag Retreat - Belinda Purvis click here June. This bag is the perfect size for travel. On an airplane it fits right under the seat perfectly. Finish this project before you head home.
A-Z retreat - Alice Wilhoit click here July & September. This UFO retreat is open to all skill levels. Fill free to make your first quilt at this retreat or let Alice help you finish one of your Unfinished projects in your stash. Alice is our official "retreat mom" and teacher extraordinaire!
English Paper Piecing retreat - Linda Neal click here August. This retreat will have more information to be added. Linda has won BIG TIME awards with her english paper piecing projects. She has just released a video class with Annie's Crafts and has a new DVD available from them. If you have an interest please reply to this email and add your name to the list so we can send more when we have pictures and descriptions.
Join a retreat group. If you would rather join a group that has an opening in their scheduled retreat please reply to this email with your request and we can notify you if a group has extra room.
Want to book a retreat? Our calendar is pretty full but reply to this email and let's see if we have something that will work for your group.
Jennifer and Vickey