Retreat with Jana from My Favorite Quilt Shop


Get away from home and spend a weekend at Pesitgo River Rentals in Crivitz on the beautiful Pestigo River.

Enjoy 3 days, 2 nights away from home and concentrate on your projects.  Don't worry about cooking - let me do that for you.  Friday dinner, Saturday brunch and dinner, and Sunday brunch.  Early (Thursday) arrival available for additional fee, no meals included with early arrival.

We keep our retreats limited to 24 guests.  You are sure to have enough room to work and still meet some new friends.

Sleeping accommodations are in the beautifully themed condos, 4 guests per condo (you may need to share a king or queen size bed).  If you sign up as a group - you will room together as a group.  Single room accommodations available for additional fee - however, one less person will be able to attend.

Limited first floor accommodation available.

Registration form located lower on this page....



Retreat Schedule


My Favorite Quilt Shop hosts two retreats each year; a spring retreat and a winter retreat.

2017 Retreat Schedule


May  5 - 7, 2017   - Great time to get out of the house after a long winter.  The weather is nice, but not consistent enough to do a lot of yard work yet. 

December 8 - 10, 2017 - Awesome time to take a break away from all the holiday preparations and work on getting some last minute Christmas gifts completed.  We've been very lucky when it comes to the weather - haven't had a snow storm yet - and if we get snowed in - Oh well - there's always enough food!  I can't think of a better place (besides being at home) to be snowed in....LOL.

2018 Retreat Schedule

May  4 - 6, 2018   - Great time to get out of the house after a long winter.  The weather is nice, but not consistent enough to do a lot of yard work yet. 

December 7 - 9, 2018 - Awesome time to take a break away from all the holiday preparations and work on getting some last minute Christmas gifts completed.  We've been very lucky when it comes to the weather - haven't had a snow storm yet - and if we get snowed in - Oh well - there's always enough food!  I can't think of a better place (besides being at home) to be snowed in....LOL.

Registration form located lower on this page....

Retreat Fees 2018


$210 per person.  ($295 if you prefer a private room.)

Early arrival (Thursday):  $75 per condo (this amount is divided by the number of people in your condo on the early arrival night).

Registration fee due at registration:  $75 - NON-REFUNDABLE
              May retreat registration due by March 15, balance due by April 15
              Dec retreat registration due by October 15, balance due by Nov 15

We have committed to the retreat location a minimum participation level, if you drop out, we still have to pay for you.  Please find a replacement if you must drop out.

Please send your payments to:  My Favorite Quilt Shop, 1550 Dousman St, Green Bay WI 54303.
Due to the expense incurred with credit card processing, we prefer cash or check.  Thank you.


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Retreat Registration


Please mail your $75 registration fee to My Favorite Quilt Shop, 1550 Dousman St, Green Bay WI 54303. Any questions, please call Jana at (920) 965-2085 or email: jana@favoriteqiltshop.com Completion of this form does not guarantee retreat participation. Retreat space is limited to 24 guests, priority is given to previous attendees. Completion of this form will place you on a waiting list if space becomes available.

Itineary


Thank you for participating in our Quilting Retreat.

 Time here is yours to do with as you please. However, here are a few options for you….

Early arrival Thursday
      3:00 pm - please do not arrive prior to 3:00pm
       Check in with Jana at Black Bear Hall
       Feel free to set up your work area in Black Bear Hall and settle into your condo.
       NO food is provided on Thursday, but feel free to bring your own snacks or meal.
 
Friday

     If you are arriving on Friday, feel free to arrive any time after 9:00 am.
     Check in with Jana at Black Bear Hall, set up your work area in Black Bear Hall and settle into your condo.

     Cold breakfast foods are available (cereal, fruit, yogurt, toast).
 
     1:00 pm – Official "Welcome"

  • Gift bags

  • Itineraries

  • Help yourself to water, coffee and tea and snacks

  • Demo’s – Meet at DEMO table if you are interested

  • Help available – if you would like some help or instructions on how to do something – please ask – I’m sure someone in the room will have an idea how to accomplish your goal.

       4:00 pm – DEMO  (To be announced at retreat), Kits and tools may be available for purchase

       6:00 pm – Dinner

       8:00 pm – Cocktails – snacks (Bring Your Own - of course you don't need to wait till 8:00 to enjoy Cocktails)

       12:00 pm – sew as late as you like, or all night – if you’re the last one out, make sure to turn off the lights and lock the doors.

 

Saturday – if you’re an early riser and would like a key to the hall – there is one extra key – please tell Jana your wake up time – the earliest gets the key!!

Massage Therapist: 

    Melissa the Massage Therapist to be available on Friday and Saturday.   Talk to Jana to make your appointment.

Options include:  Hand massage $15, Neck massage $15, Back massage $30, Body massage $60.  Each massage is customized to your needs.

 

Saturday:

          7:30 am – coffee is on – caffeinated, decaf and Kurig K-cups available. Tea, juice, milk

          9:00 am – Brunch available - eat at your leisure 

          11:00 am – DEMO - to be announced at retreat
          1:00 pm – DEMO - to be announced at retreat 

          5:00 pm – Dinner 

          7:00 pm – Desert 

          7:30 pm – Show and Share – Show off your retreat accomplishments.

          8:00 pm - Cocktails – BYO
          8:00 pm - LRC - 
or Left Center Right, is a dice game for three or more players,  It is entirely a game of chance. The players make no decisions of any kind.  Bring 5 charm squares if you would like to play.

  
 Sunday

      Before leaving retreat, talk to Jana to settle any outstanding amounts and complete early registration for next retreat.

     
          7:30 am – coffee is on

          9:00 am - Brunch served - enjoy at your leisure

          11:00 am – make sure your stuff is out of condo, leave condo keys on counter in condo
          3:00 pm – Black Bear Hall closes –

Thank You Everyone!!  See you at the next retreat.

Demo's Available


This is just a short list of possible demonstrations, there are so many more I haven't listed, if there is something you are interested in, please let me know:

  • Twister
  • 60 degree table runner
  • 10 minute table runner
  • Braid Quilt – 2 methods
  • Stack –n- whack, and 4 Patch Posie, Kaleidoscopes
  • Pillow case
  • Applique
  • How to calculate the value of a finished quilt? vs How much should you charge?
  • How to calculate yardage and strips needed to make the “Mile a Minute” (aka..Jelly Roll) quilt.

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