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FALL QUILT & CRAFT RETREATS 2024

A WOMEN'S MINISTRY EVENT

REGISTRATION OPENS JULY 9!

DATES

Session 1: November 7-11, 2024

Session 2: November 14-18, 2024 

*​No stay over option between sessions.​


Choose from:

  • 3-Day Retreat   $215   Fri, Sat, Sun

  • 4-Day Retreat   $235   Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

  • 4-Day Retreat   $235   Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon

  • 5-Day Retreat   $265   Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon

Discounts:

  • Discounts are honored when you register by calling the office

    • 25% off – First time quilter to LBBC

    • 10% off – Person inviting a new quilter

    • 10% off – Returning quilter (been away 5+ years)

 

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Registration Opens July 9th!

  • You may register online using the registration button, or by phone at 320-732-3218.

  • $50 non-refundable deposit per session will guarantee your spot.

  • Balance is due the first day of your session.

  • You have 7 days to make the minimum deposit before your registration will be cancelled.

RETREAT DETAILS

ACCOMMODATIONS

  • We provide dormitory-style housing with rooms that accommodate 2-7 guests, more if upper bunks are used.

  • The bathrooms are just down the hall. 

    • If you have mobility needs, we have eight main floor rooms that are set aside for guests with mobility needs. ​

  • All meals are provided by our excellent kitchen staff.

  • Experienced quilting instructors

  • One 8-foot table, shared by 2 quilters. 

  • Chairs available, or bring your own.

  • Comfortable sewing area, open 24 hours.

  • Valet service - Help unload/load your sewing supplies.

  • Several cutting and ironing stations located around the room.

  • Show & Tell: Sharing Your Projects.

  • Hot beverages.

  • Snack Table: Bring your favorite treats/snacks to share. We will have hand sanitizer, serving utensils, and plates/cups.

  • Easy access between sewing area, lodging, and dining hall.

ARRIVAL AND DEPARTURE

  • When can I arrive?  We will be ready to welcome you beginning at 10:00 AM. Lunch is served at 12:30 PM.

  • Do I have to leave?  Guests must be out of lodging by 12:00 PM on the last day and are welcome to sew until 4:00 PM.

MEET YOUR QUILT COORDINATOR

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Barb Filiatrault

Barb is from Brainerd, MN and has been quilting for 20+ years, recently beginning doing her own long arm quilting. In her spare time, she enjoys listening to podcasts and solving mystery boxes. 

Barb has 3 sons, Luke, Micah, and Simon. She is now an empty nester but her two kitties, Cali (short for Calico) and Tik (short for Batik) keep her company.

See highlights from 2023 Fall Quilt & Craft Retreat

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

  • Mobility needs?  There are eight main floor rooms, which are held aside for guests with mobility needs. Guests may be asked to share a room.  

  • Food allergies?  Help us help you by indicating food allergies when you register. Feel free to give our office a call before you arrive, as they are happy to answer your questions.  320-732-3218

  • Roommate requests?  When you register, list the first and last names of everyone you’d like housed in your room. 

  • Do I need to bring bedding? Yes. Bring pillows, bedding, towels and wash cloths from home. Or you can register for a linen package which includes all bedding and a towel set for an additional $15 fee.

  • ​Can I sew next to my friends?  When you register, list the first and last names of everyone in your quilting group. We will do our best to accommodate your table assignments.

  • Can I bring a small side table, pressing table or machine table? Yes. 

  • Who can attend? Women and girls, grade 7 through adult. We are not able to accommodate babies or children at quilt retreats.

  • Will massages be offered? Yes! Offered on Saturdays. Choose a 30 minute ($40) or an hour long session ($80). Sign up a few days in advance by calling 320-732-3218 or when you arrive at camp. Payment by check or cash directly to massage therapist.

ONE-STOP SHOP HOP

  • You are in for a sweet treat at the Old Creamery Quilt Shop in Randall, MN. The One-Stop Shop Hop is a creative alternative to an onsite vendor due to staffing issues at various area quilt shops.

  • Linda at the Old Creamery has planned fun demos, what's new, and ways in which to expand your skills.

  • Time to explore samples and check out the beautiful displays.

  • Find something you just can't live without, and use your coupon!

  • We will carpool to Randall when the shop opens at 10 am on Saturday morning.

  • Lunch will be ready when we return.

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What Quilters Love​

Delicious meals: no cooking or dishes for you

Experienced quilting instructors
Comfortable sewing room

Friendly Lake Beauty staff

Show & Tell - Sharing Your Projects.
Complimentary hot beverages

Snack Table - bring your favorite treats/snacks to share
Easy access between sewing area, lodging, and dining hall.

Other Information

Capacity of 48 quilters.

Equipment and supplies

  • 2 back up sewing machines are available if yours has issues

  • several side tables

  • 6 large ironing stations

  • irons, mats, and rulers. 

All recreational audio (music, podcasts, etc.) must be listened to through earbuds or headphones.

Smoking is permitted only outside of the buildings and in your personal vehicle.

Alcoholic beverages are not permitted at any time on the grounds.

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FREE CLASSES 

Information coming soon!

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