A Unique Quilting Experience Join a creative group of quilters for a weekend of sharing ideas, tips, and lots of quilting inspiration. There is classes, demos, and displays for beginning and advanced quilters. It’s a quilting event like no other you have experienced. Enjoy the prepared meals, a quilt shop, massage therapist, scissor/knife sharpening, lots of quilts and much more.
Our Retreats Quilter’s Dream Weekend was started in 1991 with the mission to make this an affordable retreat with classes and extras not usually offered at most other retreats. Our returning guests and a really fun atmosphere has made this retreat very successful with April retreat drawing about 100 guests and the October retreat about 70 guests.
In April we have wide variety of classes for beginners & experienced quilter’s. Our talented and dedicated teachers offer inspiration, tips helpful hints, strategies, and a fun learning atmosphere. Classes are held only at the April Retreat and are free of charge. We charge only for the books, tools, or patterns required for that class, and usually offered at a discount from retail. The price includes 4 days and 3 nights and 6 meals, and a large open sewing area.
In October, this is your chance to do your own thing! Start, finish, or change directions on a quilting project. There is plenty of chit chat, giggling, piecing, cutting, and generally brainstorming about all things QUILTY! Get a new perspective on a project, baste, or audition new ideas. Saturday night we have a $10 gift game, participation is optional, but it’s really a lot of fun.
Each retreat we try to have helpers for unloading & loading, massage therapist, scissor/knife sharpener, sewing machine tune up and espresso stand for your convenience. And of course we have a quilt shop – “Trains & Fabrics” from Tacoma. They bring in a ton of fabrics and quilting essentials for you to take advantage of.
We are totally non-profit, and what you pay for these retreats, go right back into the retreats. We have raffles and fund raisers to help control the rising costs. Word of mouth and returning quilting friends have shown us how much these retreats are loved.
If you long for an affordable retreat with lots of fun, your search is over.
We would love for you to join us at Quilter’s Dream Retreat. Please check out the remaining pages of our web site for more information.