Machine Embroidery Retreat - Kurrajong - Nov 2019

Date: 22-Nov-2019
Capacity: 10 (100% booked)


Machine Embroidery Retreat with Julie Hall

Come along and spend a wonderful weekend learning to make the most of your embroidery machine, and completing some amazing projects.

Dates:- Friday November 22 – Sunday November 24, 2019


Our retreat will be held at Di’s Place, Kurrajong.  With an amazing view, the facility has been created for crafting retreats.  Fully air-conditioned for comfort, this retreat will be a relaxing picturesque stay. Featuring tables solid enough to hold our large machines without any wobble, and easily accessible tables for cutting, it is perfect for embroiders.


For those looking to stay the night, rooms feature single beds (no bunks), with shared bathrooms. 

Food is not provided as part of the retreat, however cooking facilities are available, so each stitcher can bring the food they like. There is also an in-ground pool on the premises, and outdoor eating areas will make for a  wonderful relaxing evening. 



Friday November 22 

Arrive any time after 1pm, and setup, and enjoy the wonderful accommodations available at Di’s place Kurrajong.
Friday 7pm – Getting to know each other, and completing a quick project – embroidering towels perfectly!  Focusing on the best way to hoop toweling (or not to hoop), which stabilisers to use, how to work with the thick toweling, and where to place your embroidery on the towel. 

Saturday November 23

Classes starting at 9am, and finish at 4pm, we are going to focus on creating quilting with your embroidery machine, and quilting a purchased quilt panel.  Learn how to use templates, create an edge to edge design with perfect matched up designs, how to quickly hoop your projects with ease.
Saturday evening – For those staying, you can choose to take it easy and relax in the pool or outdoor area.  If you are still up for some more stitching, you can work on the sewing machine clock.

Sunday November 24

Classes starting at 9am, and finish at 2pm, we are going to focus on In The Hoop Projects, with a wonderful collection of zipper pouches, and gift tags perfect for Christmas, before a late lunch, and packup/leave.


For those wanting to stay at the beautiful surroundings, the cost of the weekend will be $250, this includes accommodation, and all classes and designs which will be used during the weekend. 
For those who are local, and would like to come into the classes each day, the cost of the weekend will be $180, this includes all classes and designs which will be used during the weekend.
How to book? Book using the link on this page.  Class size is limited to 10 people.  Deposit of 50% of the weekend fee is payable upon booking.  If for any reason you need to cancel your booking, we will re-advertise your booking, and if your place can be filled, your deposit will be returned.  If your place cannot be filled, your deposit will not be returned.  If for any reason the retreat is cancelled, all monies will be returned.


Q. What machine do I need to take part in this retreat? 
A. To participate in these projects, you will require an embroidery machine, with an embroidery field of at least 5x7”.  If you are unsure what embroidery field you have, send me a quick email with your embroidery machine model, and I will confirm for you.

Q. What do I need to bring to the retreat?
A. A complete requirements list will be sent to you 1 month before the retreat. 

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