and Marie's Sewing Center

At Best Western Plus 515 S. Transit St., Lockport, NY 14094

 June 9-11, 2017


Friday 9am to Sunday 3pm. Bring your embroidery and/or sewing machine for a fun weekend of projects in a roomy comfortable setting. We will group friends’ tables together so whether you are quilting or embroidering, you can enjoy each others’ company.

Retreat prices:

All rooms include coffee maker, mini-fridge, and breakfast.

Meals included below are: Fri. lunch and dinner; Sat. lunch and dinner; Sun. lunch

$145              Full weekend day rate not including lodging; including lunches and dinners

$75                   Sat. only day rate including lunch and dinner

Retreat participants make their own room reservations by calling 716-434-6151 and ask for group rate of $94.99 per night. You can choose from one king private room or 2 queen beds and split the cost with a friend. You may reserve any nights Thurs., Fri., Sat.

All retreaters will enjoy all day beverages and snacks. Special diets will be accommodated when possible.

Embroidery classes are optional and additional cost and will be announced at a later date. Kits will be available or you can use the provided supplies lists to bring your own. We will also have some extra supplies on hand for sale. We will have one embroidery class Friday, 2 on Sat., and Sunday will be on your own to finish or work on other projects.

All retreats also include demonstrations, door prizes, products for purchase, at least 4’ of table space, room to store your supplies, shared ironing stations provided but you can bring your own small iron and pad for your table, extension cords/power strips

Machine embroidery instructor(s) will be joining us to assist anyone who needs help and Nancy Dill will be available all weekend as well.

There will also be classes on Windows, File Storage and Basic Computer Security.

Machine tune-up special during the weekend $75 (regularly $99.99) includes cleaning.

Note: If you plan to participate in the embroidery projects, you must already be comfortable using your embroidery machine as there are many brands and models and it would be difficult for any teacher to be familiar with them all.

We will have info. on nearby quilt shops so you can take a little road trip if desired.

The hotel has an indoor pool.

Cancellation policy: Rooms at the Best Western are subject to the hotel cancellation policy which can be found on their website or ask when you reserve. Retreat cancellation policy: we will refund in full until April 1. After April 1 we will refund as much as possible on a case by case basis depending on expenses already incurred and space available.

You should bring:

Your embroidery and/or sewing machine

Basic sewing/quilting supplies including cutting mat, cutter, ruler

Kits or your own materials – supply lists will be emailed to you in advance

Assorted colors embroidery thread

Optional: your own comfortable rolling chair or chair pad (a basic chair will be provided)

Optional: your own small iron and board/pad

Other projects to work on if you finish all of the projects

Travel cup with lid for your beverages at your workstation

Complete list and additional info. will be sent to all registered participants at a later date

Please fill out the registration form below, then proceed to the payment options.

Questions? Email nancydill@quiltwoman.comor call Nancy at 585-206-5011 or 877-454-7967 or Marie's Sewing Center at 716-434-2583.

Retreat Registration Form