QUILT & CRAFT RETREAT
A WOMEN'S MINISTRY EVENT
Pack up your quilting and crafting supplies and join your friends at Lake Beauty. Bring your favorite projects or register for a quilt class. Enjoy the beauty of camp, wonderful food, warm fellowship and plenty of space to spread out. There is plenty of time, and there is no better place to hone your creative skills than at camp.
Session 1: March 23-27
Session 2: March 30-Apr 3
3-Day Retreat $180 Fri, Sat, Sun
4-Day Retreat $210 Thur, Fri, Sat, Sun
4-Day Retreat $210 Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon
5-Day Retreat $240 Thur, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon
No stay over option between sessions.
WHEN CAN I REGISTER?
REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!
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.
HOW DO I GET A DISCOUNT?
DISCOUNTS ARE AVAILABLE BY CALLING THE OFFICE TO REGISTER
25% off – First time quilter to LBBC
10% off – Person inviting a new quilter
10% off – Returning quilter (been away 5+ years)
CAN I SEW NEXT TO MY FRIENDS?
When you register, list the first and last names of everyone in your group. We will do our best to accommodate your table assignments.
WHAT ARE THE 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 will include 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 request? 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.
ARRIVAL AND DEPARTURE
We will be ready to welcome you beginning at 10:00 AM. Lunch is served at 12:30 PM.
Guests must be out of lodging by 12:00 PM on the last day, and are welcome to sew until 4:00 PM.
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.
WHAT TO BRING
A packing list will arrive in your confirmation packet.
Meals included; no cooking or dishes.
Experienced quilting instructors.
One 8 foot table per 2 quilters.
Chairs available, or bring your own.
Comfortable sewing area, open 24 hours.
Valet service - Help unloading and loading your sewing supplies.
Multiple cutting and ironing stations.
Show & Tell: Sharing Your Projects.
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.
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, 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.
FREE CLASSES FOR RETREAT GUESTS!
BEGINNER QUILT LEVEL CLASS!
Pass down the tradition of quilting to your friends and family without having
to teach them yourself during retreat. This class is perfect for the first-time
quilter and for those wishing to establish a firmer foundation of quilting
basics. Our experienced, in-house instructor will guide you, step by step,
in completing this lap-sized quilt top. Instruction will focus on accuracy
in measuring, cutting, and sewing. Upon completing this class, you will have
developed a good foundation for making other quilts. The pattern is named
TAKE A STROLL and is our gift to each quilter this spring!
Yardage requirements: (60x72 lap quilt)
1 yard focus fabric for 6” squares (Fabric F)
1 ½ yard for 6” squares (Fabric A)
⅝ yard light for four patch blocks (Fabric X)
⅝ yard dark for four patch blocks (Fabric Y)
Border: 1 ⅛ yard
Backing: 3 ⅞ yard
Binding: ½ yard (can be the same as border fabric)
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. Schedule posted during each session.