Are you a quilter who has not got enough time in the last few days to sit back and take up your craftwork? Head to a quilter’s retreat in order to be on a holiday with fellow quilters and take up sewing and stitching amidst a favorable location. Pick up a suitable quilting getaway to escape from the city crowd and the hectic schedule to find comfort while finishing your quilting projects. You can also learn new skills and get some tips and techniques of quilting while on a quilting holiday in a picturesque and luxurious quilting retreat. There are a number of excellent quilting retreats spread across the world. Quilting tours are also organized in different states for providing absolutely amazing quilting holiday experience.
Here is a list of some of the most popular quilter retreats.
Daku Resort, Fiji - It is a dream resort for quilters with some of the best facilities and services on offer to make quilting holiday experience memorable. Quilters can enjoy a week-long holiday in this resort and also equip themselves with new skills with the help of experienced teachers and daily workshops conducted at the popular quilter’s retreat. Quilters putting up in this resort can take pleasure in the company of fellow quilters and also enjoy the ‘show and tell’ sessions. Located in Fiji, the Daku resort enjoys a favorable setting and therefore makes for a wonderful retreat for quilters, who want to sew and stitch in a peaceful setting.
Quilters can enroll for classes on hand appliqué and learn new designs as prevalent in South Pacific. The course is affordable and by the end of week, a quilter can work on his own quilt and create a Hawaiian or Tahitian appliqué or even a 20” appliquéd square. Besides quilting, quilters can also go on organized trips around the local area and try out snorkeling on the reef. The relaxed approach and the quilting classes held amidst the beautiful locales of Fiji attract a large number of quilters every year. Daku Resort, Fiji has a good amount of experience in running quilting holiday courses for small groups of people with a deep interest in quilting and sharing their ideas with fellow quilters.
Heritage Stitches & Craft – People who want to indulge in their hobby of sewing and stitching a quilt while also relaxing in a beautiful location for a while should head to this fabulous retreat located on the south of Perth on the Old Coast Road. Spanning over one and a half acres of bushland and enjoying a serene setting in a blind alley, Heritage Stitches & Craft is one of the most preferred choices of quilters across the world. Quilters while pursuing their hobby and taking craft lessons can also enjoy the native wildlife and spot kangaroos, local birds by taking a walk to the nearby kangaroo sanctuary and the wonderful Leschenault Estuary located within walking distance.
Patchwork shops are located in close proximity to the Heritage Stitches & Craft retreat. Quilters can also improve their quilting skills by enrolling for one and two day craft and quilting workshops. People can learn wide range of crafts such as embroidery, hardanger, candlewick, crochet, patchwork, sewing, appliqué and knitting at the resort. Sumptuous home-cooked meals are provided to guests in this quilter’s retreat. It is the availability of modern, purpose-built facilities as well as the lovely settings that attract several quilters to this fabulous retreat.
The 1890 House - It is a perfect getaway for quilters for finishing their quilting projects and carrying out their creative endeavors without any interruptions. Guests at this retreat can take up different craft activities, sewing projects, needlework activities and scarp booking activities as well as complete their projects within time. Fully equipped work stations are present inside the sewing cottage located just a few steps away from the main farmhouse. Crafty people can enjoy their hobby and spend the day quilting in this Victorian-style farmhouse located in Cedar Hill, Texas. Guests putting up in this farmhouse can also take a tour to the nearby quilting shops and local stores located in the metroplex.
If you have never gone for a quilting holiday and want some peace to finish your craft projects then you can choose from any one of the quilter’s retreat mentioned above. Either you can spend the entire day quilting or also enjoy the beautiful setting of these popular resorts to make your quilting holiday experience simply wonderful. You can also choose to work on an individual project in these favorable quilter’s resorts or you can collaborate with a small group of people to go to a quilting retreat to indulge in your favorite hobby. Quilter retreats also provide a wonderful chance to crafty people to learn new skills or hone their already existing skills. There is a retreat for all kinds of quilters. One just needs to make sure that they pick up the right quilter’s retreat.