Quilting Retreats


Enjoy a relaxing weekend immersed in your favourite hobby!

Develop your skills and learn a variety of new techniques from Internationally renowned tutors!


NEW!! Christine Porter 

 Friday 13th-Sunday 15th October 2017

Join Christine's Fan Club and spend an inspiring weekend experimenting with colour and variations of the Fan Block. Christine is an internationally renowned tutor who we are so pleased to welcome back for the 4th time!! You'll develop your creativity with Christine's expert guidance on hand. Christine will show you how to split the fan block vertically, horizontally and how to add inserts too and create your own beautiful 'Fan Club' quilt.(photos show an example quilt but Christine will show you all sorts of variations so who knows where the inspiration will take you!)


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Gail Lawther

Friday 9th-Sunday 11th February 2018

(Full waiting List Available) 

NEW DATE!!!  Fri 19th - Sun 21st October 2018 -

(Spaces Available)

We are so pleased to welcome Gail back for her 5th retreat weekend! They are always a great success with such a wide variety of projects on offer, there's always something for everyone even if you've been on one of Gail's workshops before. This time Gail will be returning with a new menu of projects entitled 'Glorious Gardens' including her stunning butterfly and dragonfly from her 'Enchanted Gardens' pattern range, as well as lots of lovely projects with a garden theme including this stunning rockery project! This is a great opportunity to spend a fun weekend immersed in sewing and learn new techniques whatever your skill level!

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Lynne Edwards

Fri 13th - Sun 15th April 2018

(Full with Waiting List)

NEW DATE - Fri 2nd - Sun 4th November -

(Spaces Available)

After the fantastic weekend we had last year, I am so pleased that Lynne is able to join us again. Lynne will be teaching her new course ' All Star Selection'. Lynne will share with you her many tips and tricks to make a variety of beautiful star blocks. She's a wonderful lady and a true inspiration! You'll go home with tips and ideas that will change the way you sew forever! 




New!! 'Sew Happy' Residential retreat weekend

Friday 26th - Sunday 28th January 2018

(Spaces Available)

Fancy a weekend to immerse yourself in your sewing with friends or other like minded people? Escape the housework and the many distractions of life and treat yourself to a weekend away just to sew. This is a non-tutored weekend where you can work on your own project. Check in is from 2pm where you can take advantage of the hotels facilities. We meet at 6.30pm for an introductory 'show and tell' session followed by a 3 course dinner. Enjoy two full days of sewing with more in the evening if you choose! (Full board includes 2 Nights accomodation, 3 course dinner Friday night, breakfast on Saturday and Sunday, buffet lunch on Saturday, 3 course evening meal, 3 course Sunday lunch and morning and afternoon tea, coffee and biscuits each day.) Members of The Little House of Patchwork team will be on hand to help through out the weekend. Small mini workshops our available as an optional extra if desired. We'll also bring a mini version of our shop to the hotel for retail therapy or fabric emergencies! 

Full board prices 2017 £245 per person based on 2 people sharing. A number of Single Occupancy rooms are available at an addition single supplement of £20 per night.



What's Included:

- Start the weekend with a 3 course dinner and evening lecture from our Guest Tutor on the Friday evening

- 2 nights Full Board en-suite accommodation 

- A fantastic meal package including Breakfast, a finger buffet lunch on Saturday, a 3 course dinner on Saturday night and Breakfast and a 3 course lunch on the Sunday

- 2 day workshop led by our guest tutor, with tea, coffee and biscuits during the day.

- Relax in the Leisure Club, with its superb indoor swimming pool, sauna and steam room

- two days workshop with our guest tutor (materials not included)



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£305 per person based on 2 people sharing (single supplement £30 per night from Sept 2018) (workshop materials not included) 

Can't make the whole weekend? Why not join us for the Friday eveing lecture with 3 course dinner £25.00 per person

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To book please contact us on 01243 696670 or email at [email protected]