November Retreat in Wisconsin…Red Crinoline, Old Green Cupboard & Primitive Gatherings

Yes…that”s right…due to some unfortunate circumstances some of our fellow quilters  had to cancel their retreat means….that there are 5-7 opening for this 40 person retreat!!! All info on where to sign up is in the following email…PG does not take the reservations for this event.

Its going to be fabulous…and it the same time as our Primitive Christmas at Primitive Gatherings!!! The Old Green Cupboard Gals have planned an almost week long retreat in WI…with classes, kits, traveling to other great WI quilt shops, Country Sampler & JJ Stitches and lots of stitching time. Here are all the particulars!!!peace-on-earth-flat-web-350x350

Primitive Gatherings, Red Crinoline Quilts & OLDE GREEN CUPBOARD DESIGNS

November 13 – 19, 2016

Ok… here we go… it’s time for a triple adventure this time… with instructors – Paula Barnes & Mary Ellen Robison from Red Crinoline Quilts(TX & FL) – Gloria Parsons, Vicky Iannucci & Heather Lynn from Olde Green Cupboard Designs(FL) and myself, Lisa Bongean from Primitive Gatherings

$375 (check, cash or money order) to include 5 full days of:

* One day of Quilting with Paula – NEW design – kit included

* One day of Stitching with Lisa – Kit included

* Multiple projects taught by Vicky & Gloria – Kit/s included

* Demo Day – Paula & Mary Ellen – Lucy Boston blocks, English paper piecing, “mini” hexagons, stars, more! Supplies/kits available to purchase.

* A one day deluxe motor coach bus tour to JJ Stitches & Country Sampler Quilt Shops with lunch & FUN * Christmas open house at Primitive Gatherings (Yippee!)
* Free time for stitching and shopping
* Welcome package

* Door prizes, goodies, and surprises….

Lodging – will be on your own. Menasha and Appleton have tons of great hotels and VERY reasonably priced – many of them serving breakfast. If you have double occupancy, your cost will be approximately the same amount as staying in the retreat house. The hotel list below has rooms blocked for you… until October 13, 2016.

Some meals and transportation are on your own. You can fly into Milwaukee (approximately 2 hour drive time to Appleton/Menasha) or Appleton (APX) airport (only 10 – 15 minutes to retreat house – if you need to be picked up…. We can do that for you!).

Nov. 13-19, 2016 – Lodging Options Fairfield Inn

132 N Mall Dr Appleton, WI 54913 (920) 954-0202 Rate: $149.00/night

I have “blocked” 10 double queen rooms at each of these hotels. When
“Olde Green Cupboard”. The rooms will be held until October 13, 2016. After that, rooms will be on a first come, first serve basis, and the daily rate will increase.

Country Inn and Suites 355 N Fox River Dr. Appleton, WI 54913 (920) 830-3240

Rate: $105.00/night

the girls call to make their reservation, the party name is

November 13

November 14 November 15 November 16

November 17 November 18 November 19

Agenda (draft only)
Sunday – arrive at Primitive Gatherings Warehouse/Studio by 4:00 pm Welcome Get Together/Lisa’s Studio – Tour the studio and warehouse

Welcome Bags – Agenda/Schedule/phone numbers, Show project samples Have dinner out together (our own expense)

Monday – 1st day of class – 20 at Lisa’s work studio for her wool project for the entire day. 20 at retreat house for Paula’s quilt class (You will need to bring a sewing machine). Provide lunch both locations?

Tuesday – 2nd day of class – each group of 20 changes locations for their classes. Provide lunch both locations?

Wednesday – Demos (Lucy Boston blocks, mini Dresden Plates, hexies, mini pointed stars +) and Project Day along with some Make-it-Take-it sessions at both the Retreat House and the Studio. Provide lunch both locations?

Thursday – Primitive Gatherings Christmas Open House + Free afternoon for shopping (sounds like a great time for antiquing)

Friday – FULL Day deluxe motor coach tour bus trip from Menasha to JJ Stitches and Country Sampler quilt shops(with lunch, fun & games)…. they will be all “decked” out for the holidays!

Saturday – Travel Home


4 responses to “November Retreat in Wisconsin…Red Crinoline, Old Green Cupboard & Primitive Gatherings”

  1. Janet O. Avatar

    Sounds like a retreat to die for! Wishing in Utah!!

  2. Dorothy Avatar

    Wishing in WA from some one originally from WI

  3. Dorothy Avatar

    Wishing here from WA. From some one originally from WI

  4. Carol Huelsman Avatar
    Carol Huelsman

    Lisa, are the three patriotic designs you are having in N.C available before Christmas to buy. I have a grandson
    In the Navy and would to make them for him.
    Carol in Florida

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