The latest from Bow Bench Retreat

Every year brings something new to Bow Bench Retreat. We are always excited to meet new instructors, try new patterns and host retreats for sewists of all skill levels. 

Here are the highlights of what we have done and what we are looking forward to!

Fall 2020 Update – Sew Days Resuming

It doesn’t appear that the COVID situation in the world is going to disappear anytime soon, so I’ve decided its time to learn to adapt and work with the restrictions in place to return to some of the things we love to do, while trying to stay safe and healthy. I know...

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Summer 2020 Update

I am not going to resume Sew Days or classes at Bow Bench with the current restrictions in place. The workspace can only accommodate 6 sewers with physical distancing. Most of you come to Bow Bench for more that just sew time. It's wonderful to relax and enjoy the...

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August 2019 Newsletter

Hello! I hope you are enjoying your summer, its hard to believe its already the middle of August! I had the pleasure of hosting 7 lovely ladies for a week long Dinner Plate Dahlia "Boot Camp" at Bow Bench in July, most of them camped out so they could sew early and...

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Summer 2019 Newsletter

Hello! There are so many exciting things happening at Bow Bench Retreat, The Heritage Park Festival of Quilts Quilter of Distinction for 2019 is Ana Buzzalino, and we are so honored to have her coming to Bow Bench Retreat to share her artistry and teach a Color...

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Spring 2019 Newsletter

Hello! I am so happy that Spring is around the corner, we have some exciting classes coming up at Bow Bench, Tara with Uh Oh Creations is back, Terry Rowland will be teaching and of course I have a variety of Judy Niemeyer classes scheduled, including the newest -...

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January 2019 Newsletter

Happy New Year everyone! 2019 is going to be an amazing year!! I’m looking forward to spending time with all of you, cultivating your creative pursuits. Bow Bench Retreat has a new website - the new website is going to help me stay organized  and it is much easier to...

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August Newsletter

I can’t believe summer is nearing an end, although I am very excited about what fall has in store, there are some fun things happening at Bow Bench Retreat. Shooting Stars Block of the Month Program Starting September 20th, I am offering a Block of the Month Program,...

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Summer Newsletter

Hello! I thought I should send you all an update on whats happening at Bow Bench Retreat, we’ve had a very busy winter and spring, with classes and retreats.   Our Retreat at Stoney Nakoda Resort and Casino was so much fun we booked another one next April. Below is a...

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June 2016 Newsletter

Hello everyone, I want to give everyone a big pat on the back for your contributions to “Quilts for Fort McMurray”, it’s wonderful how many of you came out and sewed, ironed, cut, donated fabric, donated long arm quilting, sewed on bindings, and donated completed...

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Bow Bench Retreat is a sewing and crafting studio located south of Carseland, Alberta.

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