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SPRING 2022
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 24-28
Session 2 March 31-Apr 4

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

​No stay over option between sessions.

WHEN CAN I REGISTER?
REGISTRATION IS OPEN

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  • 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.

Camp's COVID 19 Policy 
is linked at the bottom of this page

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. If/when the option for renting linens and bedding is allowed, Camp will contact all registered guests (Optional for $10 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.

WHICH QUILT SHOPS WILL BE THERE?

  • Many of our quilt shops are experiencing shipping and staffing issues, and they will not be vending this year. This is something that's happening to many quilt retreat venues. Unfortunately, this is the case for Lake Beauty this spring. 

WHEN CAN I SIGN UP FOR MASSAGES?

Offered on Saturdays. 30 minute sessions ($35). Sign up prior to arrival by calling the office beginning on April 1. Sign up is available during retreat subject to availablitly.

WHAT TO BRING 

A packing list will arrive with in your confirmation packet

FREE GIFT FOR ALL QUILT GUESTS

"Raindrops on Roses" is a lovely variation of a fence rail pattern and is your gift as a quilt guest this spring.
A sample is pictured in the Classes section below. Yardage requirements will be sent in the confirmation packets.

RETREAT HIGHLIGHTS

  • Meals included; no cooking or dishes.

  • Banquet night – extra special meal.

  • Professional vendors and 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/loading your sewing supplies.

  • Multiple cutting and ironing stations.

  • Show & Tell: Sharing Your Projects.

  • Hot beverages.

  • Mini projects and classes from vendors (optional, additional charge may apply).

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

  • Door prizes

OTHER INFORMATION

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

  • Capacity of 46 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.

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FREE CLASSES FOR RETREAT GUESTS!

                                                                                                                                                                                                    Beginner  (four fabrics + backing)

BEGINNER QUILT LEVEL CLASS!  Pass down the tradition of                                    

quilting to your friends and family without having to teach them

yourself during retreat. This Level 1 class is perfect for the first-time

quilter and for those wishing to establish a firmer foundation of

quilting basics.  Our experienced, in-house instructors will guide you,

step by step, in completing this lap-sized quilt top called Raindrops

and RosesInstruction will focus on accuracy in measuring, cutting, and

sewing.  Upon completing this class, you will have developed a good

foundation for making other quilts. Level 2 is also included in the

pattern (advanced beginner through seasoned quilters). 

The pattern is our gift to each quilter this spring! Yardage requirements
will be 
sent with your confirmation packet. Feel free to join the group or

make the quilt on your own.

 

 

 

 

                                                              

                                         

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WISH I'D KNOWN CLASSES are offered each session for our guests                                  Click the image for yardage

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                       Intermediate  (eight fabrics + backing)

quilting or preparing your quilt top for the long-armer. Attend all, or pick

and choose. Schedule posted during each session.   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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