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Escape from your daily lives for five fun days at the Valley Quilters Guild Retreat. Scheduled twice a year in February and October, come enjoy all the quilting, talking, food and fun! Work at your own pace on whatever you want for however long you want. We have early risers and night owls. People who just relax and those who sew sew sew! Make a new friend and enjoy seeing all the beautiful quilts being created.

Theme: Ala Carte

February 2018 Retreat

Sign-up: Sign-up starts at the December 14, 2017 Guild Membership Meeting. You can pay your fee in person by check made out to "Valley Quilters Guild" or cash at the monthly guild membership meetings or mail a check. You may also purchase retreat on the guild website.

Five Day Retreat

Guild Members Cost:  Total: $25.00 for 5 days

Non-Member Cost: $50.00 for 5 days

When: (arrive) 11:00 am Thursday, February 15th thru 3:00 pm (pack up) Monday, February 19th.

Where: Grand View Inn & Suites
2900 East Parks Hwy.
Wasilla, AK 99654

Questions: Contact the Retreat Committee

Optional Activities

There is no food service provided during this retreat.

We have several optional activities for those who want to participate. There is no pressure to do any of these! Participation is up to you!

Gift Exchange - If you are participating, the base price is no less than $15.00. You may go up in cost, as long as you are comfortable. The maximum number of gifts exchanged is three, and items should be quilt related. Add your name inside your package(s) so the recipient can thank you. Please do not put used items in your gift packages.

Raffle Baskets - We will have two Raffle Baskets filled with lots of great quilting items. Tickets are $ .50 each, cash only.

Block Drawings - We will have two designs. There is no limit to the number of blocks you may enter, but different fabrics must be used for multiple entries of the same block. Blocks must be finished prior to the drawing.

Surprise Gifts - Some people bring small gifts for all retreat attendees which include handmade items like kleenex holders, pin cushions, bag tags, etc.; store bought items like fat quarters, socks, party gifts; or store bought or homemade food items. Sometimes these items fit the theme and sometimes they are just something fun! There is no base price for this activity. There is no pressure to bring surprise gifts. Participation is up to you!

And there will be DOOR PRIZES AND GAMES. Be prepared for lots of fun!

Hotel rate is Double Queens (2beds) $89.99 + tax per night. When making a reservation, request the special retreat rate by telling the hotel that you are with the Valley Quilters Guild.

Retreat Information

February Membership Meeting

Things to Bring

  1. Name Tag
  2. Fat Quarter - Stripe Fabric
  3. Block of the Month
  4. Service Items
  5. Bucket List
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February Fat Quarter - Stripe Fabric

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