Tours & Retreats

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Year : 2023

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March 24 Quilter's Cupboard 2023 Quilt Retreats View Details website

We hold several weekend quilt retreats per year, plus our Machine Embroidery Retreats. We provide Saturday evening dinner, water and iced tea, as well as ironing stations, tables, cutting stations, and chairs. Retreat will begin at Noon on Friday and you can sew until midnight. The room is locked when we leave so you can feel comfortable leaving your materials spread out over night. Saturday the retreat runs from 9am - midnight and Sunday from 9am-3pm. Quilter's Cupboard is always open to retreat goers and we offer a 10% discount to our guests all weekend long, as well as a special shopping event on Saturday night. Just $60 for the weekend. March 24-26, 2023 We are very excited to have our retreats at the American Legion Hall at 521 SW 3rd Street. The best part - we are walking distance to Quilter's Cupboard! Hurry in or call to sign up! Please remember that your reservation must be paid at the time you make it. We are limited to 30 quilters for each incredible weekend

April 22 Spring Bus Tour Hosted by Quilter's Window View Details website

Spring Bus Tour - Visiting 7 Quilt Shops! - $ 229.00 -- Fee includes: Motor Coach travel, hotel stay with double occupancy along with meals and snacks at each quilt shop. Click on Ticket link - to reserve your spot and to make payment. Be one of the first 30 people to sign up for our Spring Bus Tour. Your name will go into a drawing for a chance to win one of 6 $50 bills to spend on the trip! Tour IA, MN, IL and WI.

May 31 Quilt Retreat: Iowa Quilt Festival View Details website

Quilt retreats are a bit like the old sewing bees. It gives quilters the opportunity to gab and do what they love best. Our Iowa Quilt Festival retreat will give you all the time you need to catch up with your quilting friends and meet new ones! Our retreat takes place in the beautiful rustic Winterset Livery where you can sew all day and/or take a class also taking place May 31 – June 2. Stay one more day to take in all of the beautiful quilts at the finale of our festival the Airing of the Quilts. Starts at 9 AM, Wednesday, May 31 and ends at 3 PM, Friday, June 2


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2nd ANNUAL SPRING QUILTING RETREAT at Cotton Creek Mill View Details website

Our 2nd ANNUAL SPRING QUILTING RETREAT is coming up! April 13 - 16, 2023 (4 days) • $125 per person • West Liberty Community Center *LIMITED SEATING! Register in-store and online: NOTES: 2 quilters per table • Delicious homemade meals included! • Full payment required to hold your space (non-refundable) HIGHLIGHTS: Sewing space • Meals • CCM mini store • Ironing & spacious cutting areas • Demos • Show & tell • Machine service • Massage therapist SCHEDULE: • Thursday 4/13 12 - 8 PM w/ dinner • Friday 4/14 8 AM - 8 PM w/ brunch & dinner • Saturday 4/15 8 AM - 8 PM w/ brunch & dinner • Sunday 4/16 8 AM - 2 PM w/ brunch

Your Tour or Retreat Info View Details website

This is a free service of the Iowa Quilt Network. Here you can post info about your tour or retreat, name of event, dates, times, fees, and more. A little bragging too..:) Don't forget to post on the Upcoming Events page! Email Mike at with info.

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