UPDATE as of April 29, 2022: If your choice appears as SOLD OUT please email me at MF953@aol.com. I can place your name on a wait list or help with alternate accommodations. Thanks so much for your interest.
Join me for a 6 day sewing retreat in the charming New England town of Bristol, Rhode Island. Choose your project. Perhaps you’re hesitant to work on a tricky fabric or design; need help with fitting issues; solve complicated construction techniques. Send me an email if you’re not sure of what would be a good project to work on. MF953@aol.com or email@example.com
The class will be held from Monday, September 19 through Saturday, September 24, 2021. Class time starts at 9 AM, ends around 5:30 PM. Our sewing studio is next to a lovely home which has private accommodations for 4. The studio has space for 3 additional participants not requiring a room. Class size limited to 7.
You are welcome to bring your own machine but I have a few loaners available if you prefer. Please let me know if you wish to reserve a machine. Professional pressing equipment, large cutting table and individual work space will be provided. Bring your own personal sewing supplies. Apple Annie Fabrics is a 15 minute drive and there is also a JoAnns close by.
Included are a continental breakfast each morning, water, coffee, tea, snacks during the day, a welcome cocktail party on Sunday evening plus two dinners: a traditional New England lobster feast and a delicious Portuguese style grill. All participants are invited to attend.
The house has an open living/dining space, full kitchen, 4 private bedrooms, 2 baths and high speed WiFi
Cost of the Retreat is $2250 for those staying in the house. Includes 7 nights: check in after 3 PM Sunday, September 18, check out 10 AM Sunday September 25.
For those within commuting distance or arranging alternate accommodations, cost is $1500 for 6 days of sewing instruction plus group dinners.
A $400 deposit will reserve your place. Balance due by August 18, 2022. Cancellations prior to August 18 will receive a full refund less $100 administrative cost. No refund for cancellations after August 18 unless you spot can be filled from the waiting list. Please specify if you are registering as resident or non-resident. Room choice will be based on order of registration. The rooms are very similar in size; two upstairs with shared bath, two downstairs with shared bath. Any questions please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please complete the Class Registration form. Note that all attendees must have received a COVID vaccination. Hopefully the pandemic status will permit us to not require masking.
Travel Info: Closest airports to Bristol, RI are Providence (about 45 minute drive) and Boston (about 1.5 hour drive). Bristol is a small town with numerous restaurants a short Uber ride from the studio. The kitchen is fully equipped for cooking if you wish to eat in.