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Range Road 260
Carseland, Alberta T0J 0M0 Canada

April 2020

Sew Day/Farm Girl Vintage Sew along – April 8

April 8 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Bow Bench Retreat, Range Road 260
Carseland, Alberta T0J 0M0 Canada
$20

Work on any sewing project. Nancy will be available to assist and guide you with any questions you may have. We have a drop in Farm Girl Vintage Sew along one Wednesday a month, its fun to work on these fun blocks as a group and share ideas and inspiration, hopefully this will encourage you to get your blocks done. Every Wednesday from 10 am to 4 pm ($20 drop in fee). An evening session from 6 pm to 9 pm…

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Sew Day – April 15

April 15 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Bow Bench Retreat, Range Road 260
Carseland, Alberta T0J 0M0 Canada
$20

Work on any sewing project. Nancy will be available to assist and guide you with any questions you may have. Every Wednesday from 10 am to 4 pm ($20 drop in fee). An evening session from 6 pm to 9 pm is available some weeks as noted ($10 drop in fee or $25 for entire day). Please bring your own lunch and contact Nancy to register or register below.

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Creating on the Bow Friday April 17

April 17 @ 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Bow Bench Retreat, Range Road 260
Carseland, Alberta T0J 0M0 Canada
$25

One weekend per month, . Join us from 10 am to 10 pm Friday, Saturday or Sunday, better yet stay for 3 days, accommodation options available, contact Nancy for information.. Please bring your own meals. Snack and refreshments are provided. $25 drop in fee, please pre-register.

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Creating on the Bow Saturday, April 18

April 18 @ 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Bow Bench Retreat, Range Road 260
Carseland, Alberta T0J 0M0 Canada
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$25

One weekend per month, . Join us from 10 am to 10 pm Friday, Saturday or Sunday, better yet stay for 3 days, accommodation options available, contact Nancy for information.. Please bring your own meals. Snack and refreshments are provided. $25 drop in fee, please pre-register.

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Creating on the Bow Sunday, April 19

April 19 @ 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Bow Bench Retreat, Range Road 260
Carseland, Alberta T0J 0M0 Canada
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$25

One weekend per month, . Join us from 10 am to 10 pm Friday, Saturday or Sunday, better yet stay for 3 days, accommodation options available, contact Nancy for information.. Please bring your own meals. Snack and refreshments are provided. $25 drop in fee, please pre-register.

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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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$50.00

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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Sew Day – April 22

April 22 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Bow Bench Retreat, Range Road 260
Carseland, Alberta T0J 0M0 Canada
$20

Work on any sewing project. Nancy will be available to assist and guide you with any questions you may have.Every Wednesday from 10 am to 4 pm ($20 drop in fee). An evening session from 6 pm to 9 pm is available some weeks as noted ($10 drop in fee or $25 for entire day).Please bring your own lunch and contact Nancy to register or register below.

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Pineapple Mini Quilt Class Thursday April 23

April 23 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Bow Bench Retreat, Range Road 260
Carseland, Alberta T0J 0M0 Canada
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$40.00

Allison Glass + Giucy Giuce Mini Series patterns - Log Cabin by Giuseppe Ribaudo Want to challenge yourself to try something new? Do you have enough full size quilts? We've all seen the new rage of mini quilt blocks, aren't you intrigued? but don't know where to start? Sharon will teach you the tips and tricks of the trade to make your own version of this mini block. Her experience and expertise will help eliminate the intimidations factor of making…

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Sew Day – April 29

April 29 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Bow Bench Retreat, Range Road 260
Carseland, Alberta T0J 0M0 Canada
$20

Work on any sewing project. Nancy will be available to assist and guide you with any questions you may have.Every Wednesday from 10 am to 4 pm ($20 drop in fee). An evening session from 6 pm to 9 pm is available some weeks as noted ($10 drop in fee or $25 for entire day).Please bring your own lunch and contact Nancy to register or register below.

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May 2020

Creating on the Bow – Friday, May 1

May 1 @ 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Bow Bench Retreat, Range Road 260
Carseland, Alberta T0J 0M0 Canada
$25

One weekend per month, . Join us from 10 am to 10 pm Friday, Saturday or Sunday, better yet stay for 3 days, accommodation options available, contact Nancy for information.. Please bring your own meals. Snack and refreshments are provided. $25 drop in fee, please pre-register.

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Creating on the Bow Saturday May 2

May 2 @ 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Bow Bench Retreat, Range Road 260
Carseland, Alberta T0J 0M0 Canada
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$25

One weekend per month, . Join us from 10 am to 10 pm Friday, Saturday or Sunday, better yet stay for 3 days, accommodation options available, contact Nancy for information.. Please bring your own meals. Snack and refreshments are provided. $25 drop in fee, please pre-register.

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Creating on the Bow, Sunday May 3

May 3 @ 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Bow Bench Retreat, Range Road 260
Carseland, Alberta T0J 0M0 Canada
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$25

One weekend per month, . Join us from 10 am to 10 pm Friday, Saturday or Sunday, better yet stay for 3 days, accommodation options available, contact Nancy for information.. Please bring your own meals. Snack and refreshments are provided. $25 drop in fee, please pre-register.

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Sew Day/Farm Girl Vintage sew along – May 6

May 6 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Bow Bench Retreat, Range Road 260
Carseland, Alberta T0J 0M0 Canada
$20

Work on any sewing project. Nancy will be available to assist and guide you with any questions you may have. We have a drop in Farm Girl Vintage Sew along one Wednesday a month, its fun to work on these fun blocks as a group and share ideas and inspiration, hopefully this will encourage you to get your blocks done. Every Wednesday from 10 am to 4 pm ($20 drop in fee). An evening session from 6 pm to 9 pm…

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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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$45

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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Gypsy Wife Sew Along Thursday May 14, 10 – 4

May 14 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Bow Bench Retreat, Range Road 260
Carseland, Alberta T0J 0M0 Canada
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$20

This is a sampler quilt , with many one-off blocks, a mix  of square-in-square small blocks and vertical stripes. It finishes at a  at 59” x 68”. This monthly quilt-along will be so much fun to do together, learn new techniques, and share creativity.  You can start from the beginning, you can join us to finish the Gyspy you started a while ago, bring your scraps and share, its a great scrappy quilt! We all know how fun  it can…

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Sew Day – May 20

May 20 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Bow Bench Retreat, Range Road 260
Carseland, Alberta T0J 0M0 Canada
$20

Work on any sewing project. Nancy will be available to assist and guide you with any questions you may have.Every Wednesday from 10 am to 4 pm ($20 drop in fee). An evening session from 6 pm to 9 pm is available some weeks as noted ($10 drop in fee or $25 for entire day).Please bring your own lunch and contact Nancy to register or register below.

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Private Booking

May 22 @ 8:00 am - May 24 @ 5:00 pm
Bow Bench Retreat, Range Road 260
Carseland, Alberta T0J 0M0 Canada
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May 22 @ 8:00 am - May 24 @ 5:00 pm
Bow Bench Retreat, Range Road 260
Carseland, Alberta T0J 0M0 Canada
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Bow Bench Retreat, Range Road 260
Carseland, Alberta T0J 0M0 Canada
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Sew Day – May 27

May 27 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Bow Bench Retreat, Range Road 260
Carseland, Alberta T0J 0M0 Canada
$20

Work on any sewing project. Nancy will be available to assist and guide you with any questions you may have.Every Wednesday from 10 am to 4 pm ($20 drop in fee). An evening session from 6 pm to 9 pm is available some weeks as noted ($10 drop in fee or $25 for entire day).Please bring your own lunch and contact Nancy to register or register below.

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Curved Log Cabin Mini Quilt Class Thursday May 28

May 28 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Bow Bench Retreat, Range Road 260
Carseland, Alberta T0J 0M0 Canada
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$40

Allison Glass + Giucy Giuce Mini Series patterns - Log Cabin by Giuseppe Ribaudo Want to challenge yourself to try something new? Do you have enough full size quilts? We've all seen the new rage of mini quilt blocks, aren't you intrigued? but don't know where to start? Sharon will teach you the tips and tricks of the trade to make your own version of this mini block. Her experience and expertise will help eliminate the intimidations factor of making…

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June 2020

Creating on the Bow Fri June 5

June 5 @ 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Bow Bench Retreat, Range Road 260
Carseland, Alberta T0J 0M0 Canada
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$25

One weekend per month, . Join us from 10 am to 10 pm Friday, Saturday or Sunday, better yet stay for 3 days, accommodation options available, contact Nancy for information.. Please bring your own meals. Snack and refreshments are provided. $25 drop in fee, please pre-register.

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Creating on the Bow Saturday, June 6

June 6 @ 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Bow Bench Retreat, Range Road 260
Carseland, Alberta T0J 0M0 Canada
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$25

One weekend per month, . Join us from 10 am to 10 pm Friday, Saturday or Sunday, better yet stay for 3 days, accommodation options available, contact Nancy for information.. Please bring your own meals. Snack and refreshments are provided. $25 drop in fee, please pre-register.

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Creating on the Bow Sunday, June 7

June 7 @ 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Bow Bench Retreat, Range Road 260
Carseland, Alberta T0J 0M0 Canada
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$25

One weekend per month, . Join us from 10 am to 10 pm Friday, Saturday or Sunday, better yet stay for 3 days, accommodation options available, contact Nancy for information.. Please bring your own meals. Snack and refreshments are provided. $25 drop in fee, please pre-register.

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Private Booking

June 11 @ 8:00 am - June 14 @ 5:00 pm
Bow Bench Retreat, Range Road 260
Carseland, Alberta T0J 0M0 Canada
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Gypsy Wife Sew Along, Thursday June 18, 10am – 4pm

June 18 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Bow Bench Retreat, Range Road 260
Carseland, Alberta T0J 0M0 Canada
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Free

This is a sampler quilt , with many one-off blocks, a mix  of square-in-square small blocks and vertical stripes. It finishes at a  at 59” x 68”. This monthly quilt-along will be so much fun to do together, learn new techniques, and share creativity.  You can start from the beginning, you can join us to finish the Gyspy you started a while ago, bring your scraps and share, its a great scrappy quilt! We all know how fun  it can…

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July 2020

Summer Solstice Class July 2-5, 2020

July 2 @ 9:30 am - July 5 @ 4:00 pm
Bow Bench Retreat, Range Road 260
Carseland, Alberta T0J 0M0 Canada
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$300

Join Certified Instructor Nancy Strath as she leads you through the process of creating your own version of this beautiful quilt. This pattern uses a strip piecing technique that expands on the traditional foundation paper piecing approach to complete lone star units.  Strips are sewn onto foundation paper to complete "Strip sets" after they are created they are cut apart, rearranged and re-sewn into a diamond star point.  Using the Quiltster program you can create your own color way of…

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Gypsy Wife Sew Along Thursday, July 9, 10am – 4:00pm

July 9 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Bow Bench Retreat, Range Road 260
Carseland, Alberta T0J 0M0 Canada
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Free

This is a sampler quilt , with many one-off blocks, a mix  of square-in-square small blocks and vertical stripes. It finishes at a  at 59” x 68”. This monthly quilt-along will be so much fun to do together, learn new techniques, and share creativity.  You can start from the beginning, you can join us to finish the Gyspy you started a while ago, bring your scraps and share, its a great scrappy quilt! We all know how fun  it can…

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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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$100.00

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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August 2020

August Creating on the Bow Retreat August 26 – 30

August 26 @ 10:00 am - August 30 @ 4:00 pm
Bow Bench Retreat, Range Road 260
Carseland, Alberta T0J 0M0 Canada
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$100

Imagine 5 days of uninterrupted sewing time!! Add scenery, peace and quiet, it doesn't get any better!  Stay in our family farmhouse, I.3km away, shared rooms, twin beds, or bring your RV and park it right outside the door.  Nancy, certified Judy Niemeyer Instructor will be available daily from 10 - 4 to assist you, feel free to sew into the night, and early mornings. Cost: $100/ 5days, (does not include food or accommodations, contact Nancy to book)

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