SEW Happy Quilt Camp will be 4 relaxed fun-filled days in Quilt Town USA. Enjoy all the fun of summer camp- quilting style! AND indoors with running water and comfy beds! The best of all things!!
FRIENDS- aren't quilting friends the best!?
STARS- 4 color Lonestar Quilt Project
CAMPSITE TOOLS- Binding Tool Class and Triangle Ruler from TQM
CABIN- Geese in the Cabin Quilt project & Better than Cabin lodging!!
S'MORES - delicious desserts each night!
4 night Retreat with check-in beginning @ 4 pm Monday March 21st. Check out Friday March 25th 11am***. We will be enriched by three fantastic instructors AND be treated to 2 wonderful projects!!
GEESE IN THE CABIN class - This class will be taught by the amazing Janet Yamamoto from Hamilton, Missouri! Janet has been an Island Batik Ambassador for three and a half years. Janet learned to quilt when she was 12 years old and has since then raised a large family who all have quilts! She has loved learning new techniques and perfecting her skills for over 50 years and has a studio called Whispers of Yore in Hamilton, MO, right around the corner from Missouri Star Quilt Co with an endless supply of fabric at her disposal. Janet makes quilts for customers, offers quilting services on her Innova long arm and sells finished quilts as well.
BINDING TOOL class- This class taught by Susan Brown of TQM Rulers will teach you how to simply use the binding tool to finish your quilts with perfection! She will also show a few projects to creatively use the binding tool in making blocks! The binding tool will be available for purchase for just $7.50. She will talk about her triangle ruler and each attendee will receive a TQM triangle ruler ($20 value).
Susan Brown designs tools that make quilting a bit easier. At one time The Quilter's Mercantile was a storefront located in Mankato, MN, a 125 year old General Store that was as much an antique as the special old pieces found within. After the store closed she kept manufacturing rulers and can be found pedaling them at trade shows across the nation. The templates and tools work for beginners and experts alike. They become as important as your rotary cutter or pin cushion.
You may be familiar with the Bias Ruler and the Binding Tool, both featured and demonstrated by The Missouri Star Quilt Company.
LONESTAR class- Our final instructor will be Courtenay Hughes. She will guide you through the process of making a 4 color lonestar quilt.
Courtenay has been quilting for over 30 years. She has no idea where her love for the craft comes from as her mother didn't even like to hem pants. She has worked and taught in several quilt shops. Her current position as head of the sewing team at Missouri Star is a perfect fit for her.Along with winning blue ribbons for several of her quilts, she has a class on the Craftsy forum called Luminous Lone Star. She has also been on several Facebook lives for Missourii Star, and has filmed several videos/classes for them.Courtenay lives in Hamilton, along with her husband of 21 years and 2 dogs and an old cat.
Quilt Camp includes
3 instructors and 3 classes with 2 projects.
4 nights of Retreat Style Lodging (twin size beds, no bunks)
3 catered dinners (Monday on your own)
2 catered lunch (Wednesday on your own)
- 4 morning continental breakfast
- Snacks, Coffee, Tea and water always available
Swag and Prizes
ALL OF THIS for only $395!
MEET YOUR EDUCATORS:
Each project will include the pattern and instruction to complete the project. A materials list will be emailed to each participant by January 1st, 2022.
Our sewing hall will knock your socks off! Each guest will have their own 6 foot table and a chair. and plenty of outlets. The lighting is wonderful. We provide ironing stations at each block of tables (6-8 guests share), but you are welcome to bring your own mini iron for your station. You may consider bringing a extra chair pad-especially if you have a favorite! We also have free WIFI and 2 massage chairs in the hall.
**Guests may check-in a day early for an additional fee, by selecting the option in your cart.
***Additionally you may extend your stay Saturday morning.
Breakfast is included each additional morning.
We work hard to make your stay as comfortable as possible. Our boutique-esque guests suites include:
5 twin beds in each room.
Living Room/TV shared with the suite next door.
1-2 bathrooms - with exterior vanities for more gals to get ready at once!
Endless HOT water!!
Pillowtop mattresses and soft linens!
Complimentary ear plugs ( you are welcome)
Complimentary toiletries- shampoo, conditioner, body wash, soap, shower cap, lotion, make-up wipes. There is also a blow dryer in each suite.
Individual guest towels, hand towels, washclothes.
Charging cubes with multiple outlets and USB ports at each night stand
Temperature controlled bedrooms and living rooms.
Our entire facility including guest rooms and event hall are on ground level. No stairs required.
FOR YOUR INFORMATION:
Nearest Airport is Kansas City, 1 hour 5 minutes. You may choose to rent a car or get a shuttle.
Shuttle Service from the airport available by calling Keith at 816-465-1874
The retreat is 7 blocks from the 14 quilt shops of Missouri Star Quilt Company. 12 blocks from the Missouri Quilt Museum.
There are a few other shops outside of Hamilton that are also of interest. A smaller in town shuttle service can also be arranged by calling Keith.
Parking at retreat is free.
*We are all well aware of COVID-19 and its disruption to society. Although we don't forsee it happening, in the event that travel restrictions are again enforced in Caldwell County, Missouri, all guests would be given opportunity to move their reservation to a future retreat or receive a refund.
Restrictions/Rules for COVID-19 are changing rapidly. We will update our policies as needed. We will be providing hand sanitizer at all communal areas and wipes for the massage chairs, etc. We ask that you wash your hands often. Cover when you sneeze or have that tickle cough and stay home if you are sick. We hope that we can each be courteous to our friends and differing opinions about the virus and have a wonderful time together.
SEW Happy Quilt Camp
We all know how much fun summer camp can be! What about quilt camp, well now that takes the cake!!