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April 2020

Foundation Paper Piecing Workshop April 1 – 5, 2020

April 1 - April 5
Stoney Nakoda Resort & Casino, 888 Nakoda Way
Kananaskis, Alberta T0L 1N0 Canada
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$150.00 – $225

*******The Retreat is Full, Contact Nancy to have your name placed on a waiting list *****   The Stoney Nakoda Resort and Casino is located just 35 minutes west of Calgary, on the Trans Canada Highway at the junction of Highway 40 going to Kananaskis. The Resort is also just a short distance to the towns of Canmore and Banff.                                        …

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“Slab” Quilts with Cheryl Arkison – Quilts for Everyday Heroes

April 20 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Bow Bench Retreat, Range Road 260
Carseland, Alberta T0J 0M0 Canada
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This is a focused workshop on the Slab Technique from Sunday Morning Quilts, co-authored with Amanda Jean Nyberg. Slabs are what refer to as the “fabric” made from joining scraps together. It is an improvisational piecing technique that results in unique slabs of fabric that can be used in many ways. The class includes scrap sorting discussions and play as well as detailed instructions on making a slab. Students will then work to make additional slabs, practicing the technique. During…

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May 2020

Octagon Rose – Gemstone Class

May 11 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Bow Bench Retreat, Range Road 260
Carseland, Alberta T0J 0M0 Canada
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You've had so much fun making the monthly birthstones now its time to create your own personalized jewel.  This is MJ Kinman's latest pattern and it is exclusive to Gem Affiliates, you cannot purchase this pattern anywhere, it is included as part of the class. Nancy, A Gem Affiliate representing MJ Kinman, Textile Artist will teach you  techniques to understand value and color placement of fabrics in your jewel so you can personalize and create your own Octagon Rose. Class…

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Tullamore Retreat Centre – Quilt Retreat May 22 – 24

May 22 - May 24
Tullamore Retreat Center, 234033 Range Road 253
Strathmore, Alberta T1P 1J6 Canada
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$100.00 – $690.00

Tullamore Retreat Centre Quilt Retreat Friday May 22, 2020 - Sunday May 24, 2020 with Nancy Strath, Certified Instructor with Judy Niemeyer Quilting and Catherine Rawlek RYT 200, AFLCA Certified This is the perfect get away weekend, includes everything you could possibly need, relaxation, friendship, learning, creating, delicious meals, comfortable accommodations, beautiful scenery, laughing, gentle chair yoga, stretching, what more can you ask for?? Nancy Strath, Certified Paper piecing instructor will teach you how to make a paper pieced table…

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July 2020

July Creating on the Bow Retreat July 22-26

July 22 @ 10:00 am - July 26 @ 4:00 pm
Bow Bench Retreat, Range Road 260
Carseland, Alberta T0J 0M0 Canada
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Enjoy some peace and quiet, and scenery  while you create your next quilting project. Imagine 5 days of uninterrupted creative time! Accommodation available for 7 in our family farmhouse 1.3km away, shared rooms, individual twin beds, or bring your RV and park it right outside the door. You are also welcome to go home and sleep in your own beds every night. Nancy, certified Judy Niemeyer Instructor will be available from 10 - 4  to help you with projects you…

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