Austin Area Quilt Guild




Retreats

    • April 04, 2024
    • 10:00 AM
    • April 07, 2024
    • 3:00 PM
    • 2795 Westwood Road, Lockhart, TX
    • 3
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    This is a three night retreat for a maximum of 9 people at the Pinwheel Place Retreat Center, 2795 Westwood Road, Lockhart, TX.  The cost of this event is $180. Check in is at 10:00 am  and check out is at 3:00 pm.

    It's a great time to sew with friends, shop at the quilt store in Luling or enjoy the world famous local barbque.   Meals will be provided and your coordinator, Helen Gnuetchel, will collect a meal fee from everyone at the retreat which will be less than $50 per person depending on what the group sets for the menu. 

    Registration opens 90 days prior to the event.   As a courtesy to other members we ask that you not register for two consecutive small retreats so that all members may have a chance to attend a small retreat.

    There are 3 bedrooms and 9 beds.  Each person will have their own bed, linens and quilts. Please bring your own pillow.  In the kitchen you’ll find dishes, glasses, silverware, basic cooking pans and utensils.  Appliances include refrigerator, microwave, dishwasher, range with oven, coffee maker and toaster. 

    There are 3 full bathrooms with showers, and 1 half bath in the separate sewing studio.  Towels, bath, hand and wash cloths, are provided. 

    For relaxing when not being creative, there is a gathering room with TV, couch, table and chairs. Other amenities include an available washer and dryer, and WIFI.  For more information about the facility go to 

    https://pinwheelretreat.com/



    • April 26, 2024
    • 10:00 AM
    • April 28, 2024
    • 3:00 PM
    • Fredericksburg, Texas
    • 0
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    This is a two night retreat for a maximum of 8 people at the Emilie's Haus Quilt Retreat in Stonewall, Texas. It's a great time to sew with friends and shop at the quilt stores in Fredericksburg. The cost for this two night event is $155 per person.

    Sew in the large quilt room with your friends, sit on the portch and watch the hummingbirds, turkeys, deer and Galloway cows, or walk on the country roads!  This small quilt retreat facility is for up to 8 quilters. 

    Emilie’s is located on 51 acres in the Texas Hill Country 3 miles north of the LBJ Ranch and Stonewall, Texas and 12 miles from Fredericksburg. 

    All meals are included in this luxurious retreat experience.  For more information about this facility go to http://www.emiliesquilthaus.com/.

    • May 27, 2024
    • 10:00 AM
    • May 29, 2024
    • 3:00 PM
    • 1707 Lone Man Mountain Road, Wimberly, Texas
    • 12
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    This is a two night retreat for a maximum of 12 people at the Wimberly Quilt Ranch Retreat Facility in Wimberly, Texas that begins on Monday, May 27 and ends on Wednesday, May 29, 2024.  Bring your own simple meals or enjoy the many great restaurant choices in Wimberly.  No meals are included in your retreat fee.  The cost of this retreat is $120 for AAQG members and $145 for non-members.

    The Wimberley Quilt Ranch is a classic stone ranch house remodeled to welcome you with the warmth of your best friend's home.  The retreat has 3 bedrooms, 3 full baths, a fully equipped kitchen, a very large well lit workroom, and two screened in porches for you to relax among the oak trees. This is a great destination spot  for you to enjoy shopping in this adorable town and the two lovely quilt stores without the weekend crowds.

    • July 18, 2024
    • 12:00 PM
    • July 21, 2024
    • 12:00 PM
    • 119 HCR 1309, Hillsboro, TX 76645
    • 28
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    This is a three night retreat for a maximum of 28 people at the Red Boot Retreat Facility in Hillsboro, Texas that begins on Thursday, July 18, 2024 and ends on Sunday, July 21, 2024. 

    Check in time is 12 pm on Thursday; Check out is Sunday. We must be out of the bedrooms by 10am and bathrooms and the workspace are available until final check out at Noon. The cost per AAQG attendee is $320. The cost for non AAQG member is $355.

    This is a beautiful single level facility located in a quiet country setting on a dead end road. The retreat center is 7,600 sq feet featuring 12 bedrooms (each sleeping 3 or 4 on twin beds with linens and a pillow) and 8 bathrooms. There is an ADA accessible bathroom with a roll-in shower. The large common area has LED lighting, design walls, comfortable rollng chairs, plenty of table space with surge protectors and electrical outlets, 3 ironing stations and 4 cutting stations.

    The retreat includes 8 meals beginning with dinner Thursday evening.  There is a continental breaksfast as well as lunch and dinner served on Friday and Saturday and Brunch at 9am Sunday morning. The retreat center serves a variety of foods includng fresh fruit, salads, and vegetables. If you are on a special diet, you will need to bring your own food to supplement what is served. There is a guest refrigerator, microwave, small oven, Bunn coffee maker and Folgers coffee, Keurig, tea, hot chocolate, 1/2+1/2, sugar, Sweet and Low, and ice available in the workroom 24/7. Keurig pods are NOT furnished.

    For more information about the facility, go to https://www.redbootretreat.com.

    Cancellation Policy: If the event does not reach a minimum number of 21 registered participants by May 14th, 2024 the event will be cancelled and all retreat fees will be refunded. Members may cancel their registration prior to May 14th for a full refund.

    Cancellations after May 14, 2024 will not be refunded unless another participant from the wait list registers to take your spot. For questions or concerns please contact Bonnie Smith, retreat coordinator, at bonnieleesmith@sbcglobal.net or call 512-252-1404 (land line).



    Cancellation Policy: If the event does not reach a minimum number of 21 registered participants by May 14th, 2024 the event will be cancelled and all retreat fees will be refunded. Members my cancel their registration prior to May 14th for a full refund.

    Cancellations after after May 14, 2024 will not be refunded unless another participant from the wait list registers to take your spot. For Questions or concerns please contact Bonnie Smith, retreat coordinator, at bonnieleesmith@sbcglobal.net or text 512-252-1404.

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