7th Annual Gratitude & Grace Retreat
7th Annual Gratitude & Grace Quilt Retreat - July 29th, 30 & 31st
Be a Member of our Gratitude & Grace Quilt group. We are very excited about this fundraiser, a quilting retreat. Join our kindred spirit group of sharing/learning the art of quilting. This year's quilt pattern is “Starstruck” by Missouri Star Quilt Company
What to Expect:
We currently do not offer overnight stay - hotel reservation information is available for local stay.
Friday Night – Doors open & check in starting @ 5 pm. Gathering starts @ 6 pm. We will gather to get to know each other.
Participate in Sew-N-Tell and have a round table talk. Set-up sewing stations. Quilt Pattern & fabrics will be distributed. Snacks served.
Saturday – Doors open @ 7;30 am Continental Breakfast available @ 8– 8:30am 7:30 am – Morning Yoga session – Optional. Sewing Room rules & overview explained. Finish sewing Station set up & overview of quilt design explained. Cutting instructions and off we go!!!! Lunch break @ 12 noon – serving thru 1pm. Sewing throughout the day, Dinner served @ 5- 6 pm. Trunk show of a selected designer will be following dinner @ approximately 7 pm for those who want to participate. Sewing room is open until 10 pm.
** Special YOGA session taught to stretch you out from sewing – by TBA **
Guest Trunk Show – To Be Announced
Stash Bash – we have selected a special inventory of fabrics, notions and more – many vintage sales will support TSL – Exclusive to the G&G Attendees
Sunday – Door open @ 8 am Continental Breakfast available from 8 - 8:30am. Sewing & sewing throughout the day. Quick Tips lesson @ 11 am. Roundtable focusing on Gratitude during lunch. Lunch served 12-1. Finishing up & preparing to leave by 2 pm.
Snacks – We encourage you to bring a snack to share with the group – these snacks will be available at all times in the Community Center Kitchen area. NO ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES ALLOWED
**Children are not allowed at the retreat – Age limit – 13 & beyond. Young sewers must have prior sewing experience & be accompanied with an adult.
Register online @ Retreat Online Registration
What to Bring
□ Bring your own sewing machine & accessories (extra needles, ¼” foot or regular foot, etc.)(sewing machines are available if wanted)
□ Basic supplies – cream thread, pins & pin cushion
□ Power strip or extension cord
□ Cutting board, cutter, ruler, scissors (optional we have some available)
□ Ironing board & iron – Optional; we will have some available
□ Casual, comfy attire
□ Personal sewing lamp - optional
What we Supply
□ Pattern & Fabric* for Throw Size 75” x 75” quilt top (Add-On fabrics for larger sizes and backing will be available) □ 5 meals – Saturday = B,L,D, Sunday = B,L Friday night snacks
□ Table for cutting
□ Irons & ironing boards
□ Sewing tables & electrical outlets
□ A kitchen (microwave, refrigerator)coffee pot
□ Dishes, mugs, flatware
The Quilting Retreat for July 2021 will be located at The Sewing Labs , 526 Campbell KCMO 64106 - Don Bosco Community Center. Parking lots are located adjacent to the building on the north side.
REGISTER NOW! For this 3 day & 2-night extravaganza of quilting. Single Registration = $250.00 suggested donation, Double Registration = $425.00 suggested donation Registration online @ Gratitude & Grace 2022 Registration
Payment Type – please do not send cash thru the mail - PayPal available online@ http;//thesewinglabs.community
REFUND POLICY - Your initial deposit of $50 is a NON-REFUNDABLE donation. If you register and are unable to attend, this portion of your fee will go to support the program. If you are unable to attend, any remaining portion of your payments will be refunded to you, or you may transfer this registration to someone else or to a future event (future event must be used within 12 months)
This retreat is a fundraiser. A portion of your fees go to support the program. You may also consider donating your quilt to be auctioned, donated, etc. and funds raised to support the “The Sewing Labs” programs. These programs will provide jobs training or skills for women in marginalized communities in sewing-related industries. http://thesewinglabs.community & www.facebook.com/TheSewingLabs
CONTACT INFO - 816-888-3051
Linnca Stevens – Program Manager
The Sewing Labs * 526 Campbell * KCMO 64106