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Spend a day sewing in comfort!

Cotton Candy Fabrics is delighted to offer our state-of-the-art Bernina classroom for sewing retreats. Gather a group of friends or coordinate your guild and book a worry free sewing extravaganza. Our classroom is on the lower level of our shop, and has direct access from our parking lot with no stairs required. The classroom features the following sewing features:

- Eleven individual sewing stations with power outlets, trash cans, and adjustable, ergonomically correct chairs
- Bernina sewing machines for each station, if desired. We can remove the machines if you prefer to use your machine
- Dedicated design walls for each sewing stations
- Ample counter-height cutting stations with cutting mats provided
- Ample counter-height ironing stations with five Rowenta steam irons
- Whiteboard with markers
- Internet-enabled TV 
- Camera system for demonstrating techniques
- Access to quilt book lending library

Beyond our state-of-the-art sewing environment, we are pleased to offer the following additional amenities for your comfort and pleasure:

- Free Wi-fi
- Coffee bar with Keurig brewing system
- Refrigerator
- Microwave oven
- Dedicated bathroom
- Coat closet
- Cubbies for personal belongings
- Arrangements with local eateries for breakfast, lunch or snack service so you can maximize your sewing time

Retreat Rental Fee

DAILY RATE: $100 per day for up to 6 hours of sewing for up to 11 participants. Each additional hour costs $25. We generally schedule retreats from 10:00am - 4:00pm, but can be flexible to best meet your needs. 
OVERNIGHT: If you want to sew the night away, the Cotton Candy Classroom is available from 6:00pm until 6:00am for a fee of $250. This includes access to the shop in case you have any last minute needs.
MULTI-DAY RATE: $190 for two-day bookings, or $275 for three-day bookings

Additional Options

We have discounted rooms with local hotels, can handle dining reservations and transportation if you would like to extend your stay beyond just sewing.  We can also conduct a custom class or workshop taught by our experienced teachers. Prices are dependent on the class selected, but are discounted for our retreat participants. Please call us to discuss class options.

Let's Get Started!

To learn more and start planning your next quilt retreat, please call Erin at 203-885-0792 or send an email to