UHURU QUILTERS GUILD
FIFTH ANNUAL QUILTING RETREAT
SEPTEMBER 20 - 23, 2018
The National Conference Center
18980 Upper Belmont Place
Leesburg, VA 20176
Uhuru Quilters Guild continues its tradition this year with the Fifth Annual Quilting Retreat! Activities and workshops are for beginners as well as intermediate and advanced quilters. There is space for 30 attendees this year.
Membership in Uhuru Quilters Guild is not required.
Your Conference Center Retreat package includes private room with private bath; common areas for socializing;
almost 24-hour access to the meeting room and breakout room with complete AV package; 3 meals daily with continuous refreshments and snacks; complimentary parking, complimentary Wi-Fi, and use of fitness center and jogging trails.
Neither the Conference Center nor Uhuru Quilters Guild is responsible for the safe-keeping of a retreat attendee’s personal property or equipment. The Sewing Room will be manned from 8:00 am – 11:00pm. Once it is locked for the evening, no one may enter without the permission and presence of an Uhuru officer.
The $650 Retreat fee (whether you are a commuter or boarder) includes
Three days of workshops and activities focused on Art Quilts
Two six-foot tables for all your sewing equipment and a chair
(Bring your own if conference room chairs are uncomfortable)
Afternoon snacks and dinner on Thursday
Breakfast, lunch, dinner, morning and afternoon snacks for Friday and Saturday
Breakfast and lunch on Sunday
Special prizes to winners of challenges and special competitions
A swag bag with samples, mementos, and treats for attendees
Access to the sewing room from 3:00 – 11:00pm,
Thursday; 8:00 am to 11:00 pm on Friday and Saturday; 8:00 – 1:00pm on Sunday.
You must pay a non-refundable deposit of $125 to reserve your space.
The remaining $525 must be paid by August 18, 2018.
Bring your sewing machine, fabrics for projects and basic sewing kit.
Pressing and cutting stations will be provided. Project supply lists will be provided in July/August.
Sample Retreat Schedule
Thursday, September 20 (3:00-7:00): Arrival, check-in, Set up. Meet & Greet, Dinner
(8:00-11:00): Project I
Friday, September 21 (8:00-12:00): Workshop I or IV/Free Sewing
Saturday, September 22 (12:00-1:00): Lunch
(1:00-3:00): Workshop II or V/Free Sewing
(3:00-3:30): Afternoon Snack
(3:30-6:00): Workshop III or VI/Free Sewing
(7:00-11:00): Free Sewing
Sunday, September 23 (8:00-1:00) Free Sewing/Show &Tell/Round Robin Winners/Lunch/Departure
We hope you will join in the fun! Please complete the registration form below and mail with deposit to:
Check the website for the Registration Form
Uhuru Quilters Guild
Clinton, MD 20735