Camp Stitchalot - Winter 2014
Who: Camp Counselors!
Carolyn Friedlander - Carolyn Friedlander
Sherri Lynn Wood - Daintytime
And your hostesses from Pink Castle:
Rossie Hutchinson - Fresh Modern Quilts
November 14-16, 2014 (Friday-Sunday)
November 13th (Thursday is an optional extra day)
Come sew with two incredible quilters!
There will be plenty of open sewing time (the sewing room never closes) so bring your own projects as well! We’ve had campers finish large quilts and entire summer wardrobes during their free sewing time...just be sure you bring enough projects to keep you going! The optional day on Thursday will not offer any classes, just 24 extra hours of sewing time with some cool new friends! You have to be signed up for the weekend to come to the optional Thursday.
The classes we are offering are NOT required! There is plenty of room at the Hankerd Inn to set up a sewing space or hang out with some hand work and chat with friends. This is your vacation! We all want you to relax and get things done (or not!) There is enough space for everyone in each of the classes so if you do want to take all of them you can, no sign ups needed and no extra charge for the classes. We will be sending you a materials list in plenty of time to get the fabric required for classes.
Carolyn Friedlander will be teaching her Aerial Grove quilt!
The Aerial Grove quilt is featured in Carolyn's new book, Savor Each Stitch. Campers will be provided with a copy of the book at camp. Because campers will not have the pattern until they get to camp, fabric requirements will be emailed to campers six weeks to a month before the weekend of the event.
This quilt pattern utilizes improv piecing and needle turn appliqué techniques.
Sherri Lynn Wood will be teaching her "Get Your Curve On" class!
Sherri Lynn's class really showcases's her knack for improv piecing and sewing with curves. The joy of improv piecing is there is no pattern required! Size of fabric cuts are all your own decision. We will send out general guidelines for total fabric requirements and any other helpful info six weeks to a month before the weekend of camp.
Please note: camp teachers sew alongside the campers all weekend and are always happy to help with projects or chat about their favorite techniques. The class topics were selected to give campers a variety of techniques and tools, but are not the only topics teachers love to talk about!
Feel free to bring books, magazines, and patterns for teachers to sign! We will set aside time for this on Sunday.
** Fabric requirements will be sent out a month or two before Camp. **
10350 Hankerd Road Pleasant Lake, MI 49272
Everyone is sharing a room! Just like camp! If you are coming with a friend and want to share a room with a queen bed, select the Shared Queen Option. In the notes please mention the person you will be sharing with. Rooms with twin beds have 2-4 people in them depending on the room. If you are coming with a friend and would like to share with them please mention them in the notes and we will do our best to accommodate! Anyone who wishes to have a queen bed room all to themselves will just have to purchase 2 Shared Queen tickets and write that in the notes.
Brunch and Dinner are included in these prices! There are kitchens in every house so feel free to bring snacks and extra beverages! Alcohol is allowed (as long as you are over 21!) and we ask that you drink responsibly.
Only 30 spots will be available for Camp Sttichalot!
*** We will not have sewing machines at camp. If you are traveling from afar and need arrangements please email me. Machine Rentals are available! Please note that tickets are transferrable but nonrefundable. ***
Quilt Camp Schedule
Thursday: (optional extra day) arrive as early as 2:00 pm
Friday: new arrivals should come between 2:00 pm and 5:00 pm; we play a fabric game and then have dinner at around 5:00 pm; the first class is at 6:30 pm on Friday.
Saturday: a mix of open sewing time, classes, and mealtimes. specific timing will be sent out prior to camp.
Sunday: open sewing time; depart by 4:00 pm