2018 -MARCH 9th -12th (FRIDAY-MONDAY)
 FUN with FUNDAMENTALS In LANCASTER COUNTY, PA  
SOLD OUT - WAIT LIST FULL

Join us for a three-night early spring getaway, four fabulous quilt projects; Sparkle, Calm Seas or Peach Melba. The Cocalico Quilter’s Inn, is located in Lancaster County, PA.  It is a beautiful Inn with a  large first floor quilting area, courtyard & porch.  


Projects are of varying skill sets and sizes.  Enjoy uninterrupted quilting time and have fun with the Studio 180 Fundamental Tools. Learn how to make one of these fabulous quilts while also learning to transform the way you piece your quilts moving forward!


Process Expert and Studio 180 Design Certified Instructor, Michelle Renee Hiatt will provide step-by-step instructions through all the techniques needed. 
 

Sparkle  –  Designed by Michelle

Quilt Size: Three sizes (Throw, Twin, or Queen)
Tools: S180 Tucker Trimmer™ and V Block™ and Corner Pop™ 


Calm Seas– Designed by Michelle

Quilt Size: Three sizes (Throw, Double, or Queen)
Tools: S180 Large Square Squared™, Diamond Rects™and V Block 


 Peach Melba - Designed by Deb Tucker.  

Quilt Size: Three sizes (Lap, Twin, or Queen)
Tools: S180 Large Square Squared

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Our Fun with Fundamentals Retreat Package includes all instruction, 3 nights lodging, 3 casual dinners, 2 lunches, 3 breakfasts, and snacks.  
 
Retreat size is limited to 14, so we encourage you to register early! $500 per person/double or $650 single.

$150 Deposit needed to reserve your spot!   Complete the attached form:


2018 - FEBRUARY 22nd-25th (THURSDAY-Sunday) 
Quilter's WINTER BREAK with Michelle Renee Hiatt
EXTON/WEST CHESTER, PA 

Join Michelle for her QUILTER'S WINTER RETREAT in Exton/West Chester, PA.  Enjoy the 4 day/3 Night Retreat at the HILTON GARDEN INN.  The large and spacious Ballroom will become our classroom/studio for four days.  Located in the beautiful Brandywine Valley area, the modern hotel, located off the Pennsylvania Turnpike (I-76), is convenient to several quilt shops including Lancaster County.  The hotel is modern, refined and an inviting place to relax with new found quilting friends.   Your lodging choices include double or single accommodations, with modern amenities; an indoor heated swimming pool and 24-hour fitness center. 

The retreat includes: 3 Nights of Hotel Lodging, Quilt Instruction, Sewing Room, Snacks & Meals*: 1 dinner (Thursday evening), 3 breakfasts (Friday, Saturday, Sunday) and 2 lunches (Friday & Saturday).   *Beer, Wine & Alcohol Beverages are available at additional fee.

Arrival is between 3-4pm on Thursday, February 22nd, check-in to the sleeping rooms will be mid-afternoon as rooms become available.  The retreat includes: 3 project options, a Thursday evening Quilter’s Show & Tell and Friday evening Trunk Show by Michelle.  The retreat schedule will allow free time for shopping, rest, exercise, etc.  Friday and Saturday dinner will be informal and you can elect where and how you want to spend your dinner break.  Check-out of the sleeping rooms will be 10am on Sunday, February 25th, followed by departure from the Sewing Room at Noon on Sunday, February 25th.

Three fabulous quilt selections:
Sparkle designed by Michelle
   Quilt Size: Three sizes (Throw, Twin or Queen)
   Tools: S180 Tucker Trimmer 1, V Block, and Corner Pop

Spring Bouquet design by Michelle
   Quilt Size: Three Sizes (Throw, Twin, or King)
   Tools: S180 Tucker Trimmer 1, V Block, Corner Beam and Split Rects


Lightning designed by Michelle
   Quilt Size: Three sizes (Large Wall Hanging, Throw or Full/Double)
   Tools: S180 Rapid Fire Lemoyne Star


Or UFO from any of Michelle’s previous classes


Retreat size is limited to 18, so we encourage you to register early! $599 per person/double or $799 single.

$250 Deposit needed to reserve your spot!   Complete the attached form: 

2018 - MAY 2nd -6th, 2018 (WEDNESDAY-SUNDAY)
Spring Camp @ Historical Rangeley Inn with Michelle Renee Hiatt 

Join us for four fabulous nights at the historical Rangeley Inn.  The large and spacious Kennebago Ballroom will become our classroom/studio for five days.  The Rangeley Inn lobby, refined and beautifully furnished, is an inviting place to relax with a book and a glass of wine, or take your turn at the piano.  We'll enjoy scrumptious meals in the dining room, enhanced with elegantly high decorative tin ceilings, soothing colors, captivating artwork and delightful views from the picture windows.  Relaxing evenings with new found friends may be enjoyed around the beautiful fireplace in the warm and cozy Rangeley Inn Tavern.  Your lodging choices include tastefully appointed historic guest rooms in The Inn or waterfront rooms in the Haley Pond Lodge. 


Projects include:

OH-HI-O MY STAR
Inspired by Michelle’s love of Ohio Stars, Michelle has taken the basic Ohio Star Block and created 12 fresh blocks for her second Technique Building Series (TBS). This TBS looks really complicated but is made with basic units, some with a twist or pop here and there. The pattern includes a colored worksheet with cutting and piecing instructions for each of the featured blocks, plus 3 different quilt settings.  This is a perfect offering for our multi-day retreat, Michelle will work through all the techniques in the blocks, most students should be able to complete 3-4 blocks a day.  Quilt requires TBS Packet and Studio 180 Design’s Tucker Trimmer 1 & 2, Wing Clipper 1 & 2, Square 2 and Corner Pop Tools.

CALM SEAS
Storm at Sea quilts are amongst those bucket list quilts, but wait no longer, this quilt uses Deb Tucker’s Studio 180 Design’s latest tool the large Square Squared and the Diamond Rects.   No paper piecing!  Michelle’s design puts a modern spin on the typical Storm at Seas quilt layout.  Michelle used 12 graduating colors which gives it that calm smooth feeling.  This quilt works great with Solid, Tone on Tone or Batiks fabric.  Pattern includes 3 size options (Throw, Twin, King) and you will be amazed how easily this quilt comes together with the right tools!

Learn how to use Deb Tucker's latest Large Square Squared™ and Diamond Rects™ as you make this fabulous quilt. The class will include step-by-step use for both tools, as well as tips on piecing and proper pressing techniques to make this quilt perfect!  Additionally, we will talk through the appropriate border prep and application and ways to improve your general machine piecing.

JENN'S JOURNEY
Snail’s Trail quilts are amongst those bucket list quilts, but wait no longer, this quilt uses Deb Tucker’s Studio 180 Design’s latest tool the large Square Squared and the Diamond Rects.   No paper piecing!  Michelle design this modern play on Snail’s Trail quilt layout in honor of a longtime friendship, both Michelle and Jenn love the positive and negative aspects of this design.  Michelle’s twin size design makes excellent use of those 1-yard fabric cuts you have been collecting.  

It comes together with ease using Studio 180 Design’s Diamond Rects and NEW Large Square Squared. The class will include step-by-step use for both tools, as well as tips on piecing and proper pressing techniques to make this quilt perfect!  Additionally, we will talk through the appropriate border prep and application and ways to improve your general machine piecing.  You will complete this journey with ease..

Three sizes: Throw, Twin or Queen


More information and Registration: http://www.threadsgalore.com/spring-quilt-camp-in-rangeley-maine.htm

2017 -OCTOBER 18th-22rd  (WEDNEsday-Sunday)
FALL QUILT  Camp @ HISTORICAL RANGELEY INN WITH MICHELLE RENEE HIATT AND DAN PERKINS
SOLD OUT - WAITLIST BEING TAKEN

Join us for four fabulous nights at the historical Rangeley Inn.  The large and spacious Kennebago Ballroom will become our classroom/studio for five days.  The Rangeley Inn lobby, refined and beautifully furnished, is an inviting place to relax with a book and a glass of wine, or take your turn at the piano.  We'll enjoy scrumptious meals in the dining room, enhanced with elegantly high decorative tin ceilings, soothing colors, captivating artwork and delightful views from the picture windows.  Relaxing evenings with new found friends may be enjoyed around the beautiful fireplace in the warm and cozy Rangeley Inn Tavern.  Your lodging choices include tastefully appointed historic guest rooms in The Inn or waterfront rooms in the Haley Pond Lodge.

Choose between four fabulous Projects:


Calm Seas designed by Michelle Hiatt
Quilt Size: Three sizes (Throw, Twin, or King)
Tools: S180 Large Square Squared and Diamond Rects 


Spring Bouquet design by Michelle
Quilt Size: Three Sizes (Throw, Twin, or King)
Tools: S180 Tucker Trimmer 1, V Block, Corner Beam and Split Rects

Sparkle designed by Michelle
Quilt Size: Two sizes (Throw or Twin)
Tools: S180 Tucker Trimmer 1, V Block, and Corner Pop

Chasing Points designed by Dan Perkins
Quilt Size: Three sizes (Large Wall Hanging, Throw or Queen)
Tools: S180 Tucker Trimmer 1, V Block, Square2 and Corner Beam


Book at:  http://www.threadsgalore.com/threads-galore-quilt-shop-presents-fall-quilt-camp-2017-with-instructors-michelle-renee-hiatt-and-dan-perkins.htm


2017 - November 9th-12th (THURSDAY-SUNDAY)
Fall retreat  @ QUILTING IN VERMONT

 CALL QUICKLY AS ONLY A COUPLES SPOTS REMAIN

Join Michelle her Fall Retreat at QUILTING IN VERMONT.  Enjoy 4 Day/3 Night Retreat at the STRONG HOUSE INN which offers the ultimate setting for quilters to reignite their creative passion and be spoiled in the process.  QUILTING IN VERMONT retreats are designed to bring you an extraordinary weekend of quilting. The Quilt Room offers cutting stations, ironing stations, two design boards, sewing tables with padded chairs, air-conditioning/heat, excellent natural lighting, and plenty of overhead lights for those all-night sewing marathons.

Choose from 2 exciting projects and learn to use Studio 180 Design Tools! 


Two fabulous quilt selections:

Galaxy (Deb Tucker Design) –

Quilt Size: Three sizes (Throw, Twin, or Queen)
Tools: S180 V Block & Tucker Trimmer

Northern Neighbors (Deb Tucker design)  - 

Quilt Size: Two sizes (Twin, or King)
Tools: S180 Corner Beam, Split Rects, & Wing Clipper


These packages will include: 3 nights lodging, 3 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 2 afternoon teas, dinner on Thursday night, teacher fee and sewing room set-up.  Friday and Saturday will be dinner on your own at one of Vergennes many restaurant choices or take outs.  


Contact: Strong House at #802-877-3337 


Book at: http://www.stronghouseinn.com/quilting-retreats/teacher-retreats

retreat With Michelle renee

Certified Studio 180 Design instructor

CHECK OUT THE WORKSHOP OPTION PAGE FOR MORE BEAUTIFUL PICTURES OF THE QUILTS


RETREATS:


2018 - SEPTEMBER 23-28, 2018 (SUNDAY-FRIDAY)
QUILTER's ON THE LAKE @ WOODBOUND INN with Michelle Renee Hiatt 

Join us for a 6 day/5 night retreat at the Woodbound Inn!  Set on the shores of Contoocook Lake, this elegant, family-run inn in a clapboard property dating from 1820 is 7 miles from Monadnock State Park.  Located along the quiet shores of Lake Contoocook and overlooking Mt. Monadnock, the Woodbound Inn is an ideal setting for our 5-night Quilting Retreat. The extensive grounds offer a spectacular and ever-changing backdrop, we might even catch a hit of early fall foliage. 

The Woodbound Inn features hardwood floors and beautiful furnishings, while offering modern amenities.  We will dine in style, with gourmet dishes created by their executive chef!

Double room accommodations will above the sewing room, offers hotel style guest rooms, all with two double beds and a private bath.  Limited single accommodations are a short walk away, in the Main Inn, which offers queen beds, private bath, with modern amenities.  


  • Arrive after Noon on Sunday
  • Can set up sewing workstation any time after Noon
  • Lodging Check-In after 3pm
  • Quilting Instruction begins around 3pm
  • Time will be built in for afternoon walks or shopping to local shops


Retreat includes:  5 nights lodging, 5 Breakfasts, 4 lunches, 5 dinners, sewing room and instruction


Enjoy 6 days and 5 nights of uninterrupted sewing in the Edgewood Building ballroom, with the Porch as a picturesque location for our cocktail hour.  You are bound to meet some new quilting friends and to complete one of the exciting projects.

Accommodations/Pricing:
Edgewood Building: Double Rate-: $790 per person/do
Main Building (short walk): Single Queen Rate: $1025 per person/so

Projects:

  • Sparkle: Fabulous Fat Quarter Quilt with Peaky and Spike Stars and Rambler Blocks (Throw, Twin and Queen)
  • Be Dazzled:  A modern merging of Ohio Stars and Shaded Nine-Patch comes together to dazzle!  Great Stash Buster.  (Throw, Double, and Queen)
  • Spring Bouquet: A fun and quirky layout of Spinning Stars come together to create that sprig of hexagons and friendship stars (Throw, Twin, and Queen)
  • UFO: From any of Michelle’s previous classes


$250 Deposit needed to reserve your spot!   Complete the attached form: 

2018 - FEBRUARY 1st - 4th (THURSDAY - SUNDAY) 

WINTER RETREAT  @ QUILTING IN VERMONT 

Join Michelle her Winter Retreat at QUILTING IN VERMONT.  Enjoy 3 Day/2 Night Retreat at the STRONG HOUSE INN which offers the ultimate setting for quilters to reignite their creative passion and be spoiled in the process.  QUILTING IN VERMONT retreats are designed to bring you an extraordinary weekend of quilting. The Quilt Room offers cutting stations, ironing stations, two design boards, sewing tables with padded chairs, air-conditioning/heat, excellent natural lighting, and plenty of overhead lights for those all-night sewing marathons.

QUILTERS CHOICE!!!  You can pick your project from any of Michelle Renee Hiatt's or Deb Tucker's Patterns!  Learn to use Studio 180 Design Tools!  

This packages will include: 3 nights lodging, 3 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 2 afternoon teas, dinner on Thursday night, teacher fee and sewing room set-up.  Friday and Saturday will be dinner on your own at one of Vergennes many restaurant choices or take outs.  

Contact: Strong House at #802-877-3337 

Book at: http://www.stronghouseinn.com/quilting-retreats/teacher-retreats

QUILT CREATOR, DESIGNER, & CERTIFIED INSTRUCTOR
2018- MARCH 1st-4th (THURSDAY-SUNDAY)
SPRING retreat  @ QUILTING IN VERMONT 


Join Michelle her Fall Retreat at QUILTING IN VERMONT.  Enjoy 4 Day/3 Night Retreat at the STRONG HOUSE INN which offers the ultimate setting for quilters to reignite their creative passion and be spoiled in the process.  QUILTING IN VERMONT retreats are designed to bring you an extraordinary weekend of quilting. The Quilt Room offers cutting stations, ironing stations, two design boards, sewing tables with padded chairs, air-conditioning/heat, excellent natural lighting, and plenty of overhead lights for those all-night sewing marathons.

Choose from 2 exciting projects and learn to use Studio 180 Design Tools!  

Two fabulous quilt selections:
SUMMER SOLSTICE (Deb Tucker Design)

Quilt Size: Twin
Tools: S180 Wing Clipper® I, V Block® and the Corner Beam® tools. 

SUMMER BLOSSOMS (Michelle Renee Hiatt Design)

Quilt Size: Two sizes (Throw or Queen)
Tools: S180 Corner Pop™, Wing Clipper and Square  tools.  


These packages will include: 3 nights lodging, 3 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 2 afternoon teas, dinner on Thursday night, teacher fee and sewing room set-up.  Friday and Saturday will be dinner on your own at one of Vergennes many restaurant choices or take outs.  

Contact: Strong House at #802-877-3337 

Book at: http://www.stronghouseinn.com/quilting-retreats/teacher-retreats

2018 - JANUARY 25th-28th (THURSDAY-Sunday) 
CABIN FEVER QUILT RETREAT with Michelle Renee Hiatt
SOUTHBURY, CT 

Enjoy the 4 day/3 Night Retreat at the Heritage Hotel & Spa, Southbury, CT.  The large and spacious Lincoln Room will become our classroom/studio for four days.  Tucked among the picturesque Litchfield Hills in western Connecticut.  The hotel is beautiful, refined and an inviting place to relax with new found quilting friends.   Your lodging choices include double or single accommodations, with modern amenities; a spa and fitness center

The retreat includes: 3 Nights of Lodging, Quilt Instruction, Sewing Room, Snacks & Meals*: 3 dinners (Thursday, Friday, Saturday), 3 breakfasts (Friday, Saturday, Sunday) and 2 lunches (Friday & Saturday).   

Arrival is at 4pm on Thursday, January 25th,
Check-in to the sleeping rooms will be mid-afternoon as rooms become available. 
The retreat includes:  3 project options, Thursday evening Quilter’s Show & Tell, and Friday evening Trunk Show by Michelle. 

The retreat schedule will allow free time for shopping, rest, exercise, etc. 

Check-out of the sleeping rooms will be 10am on Sunday, January 28th , followed by departure from the Sewing Room at Noon.

Accommodations/Pricing:
•               Double Rate-: $675 per person/do
•               Single Queen Rate: $850 per person/so

Retreat size is limited to 18, so we encourage you to register early! $250 Deposit needed to reserve your spot!  

Choose from 3 exciting projects and learn to use Studio 180 Design Tools! 

  • Sparkle -Fabulous Fat Quarter Quilt with Peaky and Spike Stars and Rambler Blocks (Throw, Twin and Queen)
  • Spring Bouquet -A fun and quirky layout of Spinning Stars made from alternating V Star and Split Stars. The two blocks come together to create that sprig of hexagons and friendship stars.  (Throw, Twin, and Queen)
  • Lightning - Fun spin on Lemoyne Stars by creating electrifying Lightning design, master Lemoyne as Triangles and Banded Lemoyne Star. (Large Wall Hanging, Throw or Full)
  • Or UFO from any of Michelle’s previous classes


$250 Deposit needed to reserve your spot!   Complete the attached form: