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RETREAT - QuiltWorx UFO Weekend with optional Star of Valor Project with Susan Deshensky

Quilt Worx UFO Weekend with special project Star of Valor with Susan Deshensky
Friday, June 21, 2024 - 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday, June 22, 2024 - 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sunday, June 23, 2024 - 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Work on your Judy Niemeyer paper piecing techniques with the area's only Certified Instructor, Susan Deshensky. Or, make the optional Star of Valor project. Beginners will learn fabric selection, project organization, and paper piecing in this class. Those already familiar with Judy Niemeyer paper piecing will have expert instruction from Susan as they work to finish their masterpiece. With all meals provided and a great friends in an awesome sewing space you'll be amazed at how much you get done!

Here's more detail:

Friday - Arrivals and goodie bag. Dinner and snacks provided. One game, and one demo. 
Saturday - Breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks provided. One game and Show and Tell after dinner.
Sunday - Breakfast and afternoon snack provided. Sew until 3pm to depart by 4pm. 

Coffee, tea, water available all through the retreat as well as lots of sweet treats. If you would like to indulge in an adult beverage, please BYOB. Coffee maker and refrigerator available in the classroom!

This retreat is slightly more expensive for the number of sewing hours as Susan Deshensky will be providing expert level Judy Niemeyer paper piecing instruction. 

This is a sew-all-day and sleep at home retreat. However, if you need lodging assistance, please let us know!

No cancellations unless your spot is filled. No spots confirmed without payment in full. If you need a payment plan, please reach out to

Skill Level: Beginner
Skill Details: All are welcome to participate but we assume beginners are comfortable sewing accurate seams and are comfortable with basic machine operation.
Materials Included: Includes use of one of our Bernina 400-series classroom machines.
Requirements: Supply list will be shared in advance for those making the Star of Valor. Pattern and fabric listed will be required. Please also bring your basic sewing supplies, coordinating thread, rotary cutter and 24.5" ruler, scissors or snips, glue stick, extra glue, add-a-quarter ruler, pins, clips and anything else that makes your sewing easier.
Instructor: Susan Deshensky
Includes use of one of our Bernina classroom machines if needed.

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This class cannot be purchased online. Please contact the store for more information.