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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 located just steps away from our shopping experience. The classroom features the following sewing features:

- Twelve individual sewing stations with power outlets, trash cans, and adjustable, ergonomically correct chair
- Sewing desks have drawers and the height can be adjusted 

- Bernina 4-series sewing machines for each station, if desired. We can remove the machines if you prefer to use your machine
- (6) Counter-height cutting stations with cutting mats provided PLUS (1) Martelli cutting station
- (3) Counter-height ironing stations with irons plus (1) LauraStar ironing station
- Design walls adjacent to each sewing desk

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 with Keurig brewing system
- Refrigerator
- Microwave oven
- Dedicated bathroom
- Internet-enabled TV with ability to project from your laptop
- Arrangements with local eateries for breakfast, lunch or snack service so you can maximize your sewing time

If you would like help in maximizing your enjoyment, we can arrange a teacher to lead a project or help with games and activities. Just let us know.

Retreat Rental Fee

DAILY RATE: $200 per day for up to 6 hours of sewing for up to 10 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: $350 for two-day bookings, or $500 for three-day bookings. Booking days must be consecutive to get the discounted rate.

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