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FALL QUILT & CRAFT RETREATS 2022

A women's ministry event

DATES
 

Session 1: November 3-7

Session 2: November 10-14

 

Choose from:

3-Day Retreat $160 Fri, Sat, Sun

4-Day Retreat $190 Thur, Fri, Sat, Sun

4-Day Retreat $190 Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon

5-Day Retreat $220 Thur, Fri, Sat Sun, Mon

         

REGISTRATION OPENS
          July 15, 2022

  • You may register online 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.

  • Hosts/Instructors: Laurie Schultze and Gina Wog.

Camp's COVID 19 Policy is linked at the bottom of this page.  Please be aware that Camp adjusts its policy as changes come in from the MN Dept of Health. Keep checking back.

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HOW DO I GET A DISCOUNT?

  • 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)

WHAT ARE ACCOMMODATIONS LIKE?

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. 

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

  • Food allergies?  Help us help you by indicating food allergies when you register. Our food service manager will send you a menu two weeks before retreat which includes the alternatives we make available. Feel free to give Kari a call before you arrive, as she is happy to answer your questions.   320-732-3218 ext. 1010

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

  • Bedding? Currently, no linens are provided. Please bring your pillow, all bedding for a twin bed, bath sets and toiletries. (Note, there is one full-size bed in each Edlund room).

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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. 

 

 

When can I sign up for massages?  Offered on Saturdays.  Choose a 30 minute ($35) or an hour long session ($70).  Sign up a week in advance by calling 320-732-3218 or when you arrive at camp.

Which Quilt Shops will be Here?

To Be Determined

WHAT TO BRING 

  • Sewing machine (in good working condition, cleaned/oiled, don’t forget your power cord and foot control, manual)

  • Rotary cutter, fabric scissors

  • Cutting mats and quilting rulers

  • Patterns and fabric 

  • 100% cotton thread (not quilting thread), pins, seam ripper, etc. 

  • Optional - Iron and tabletop ironing board (limited number available onsite)

  • Extension cord and power strip

  • Bring your own bedding, blankets, pillows and towels.

  • Snacks to share - wrapped single servings, please

  • Optional items - a comfy sewing chair, task lamp, flashlight.

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.

​​FREE classes for retreat guests!

  • WISH I'D KNOWN CLASSES are offered each session for our guests who are interested in reviewing the basics and learning tips and tricks regarding - fabrics, needles and threads, accurate measuring and cutting, perfect quarter inch, piecing and pressing, borders, binding, machine quilting or preparing your quilt top for the long-armer. Attend all, or pick and choose. No preregistration. Schedule posted at retreat.

 

  • FREE! Start to Finish Class!  Pass down the tradition of quilting to your friends and family without having to teach them yourself during the retreat.  Our experienced, in-house instructors will guide participants through accurate measuring and cutting, piecing and adding borders. Lots of one on one instruction! Students will leave with a completed table runner - quilted and bound! Beginners should register for class when registering for their quilt session. Seasoned quilters are welcome to make the runner as well! 

  • Photos and yardage requirements coming soon.

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Retreat Highlights

Meals included; no cooking or dishes.
Banquet night – extra special meal, door prizes.
Professional vendors and 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 unloading/loading 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.
Mini projects and classes from vendors. See above descriptions (optional, additional charge may apply).
Easy access between sewing area, lodging and dining hall.

Other Information

Sewing area and supplies are located in our beautiful Lakeview South facility.

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. 

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

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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