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AHOY! Let's sew away the day together - Day Retreat



Why sew alone when you can be amongst friends?

Ahoy, let's sew away the day together! 

Enjoy this sewing day retreat with other sewists / quilters by bringing your sewing machine, tools and works in progress or your hand sewing projects. 

Each sew day retreat will have a staff host for the day with a theme.  Plus a 30 minute demo of some handy products and/or tools or project.   

Upcoming (tentative) Themes
January - Valentine Treat bag with Cathy
 This project is optional. Supplies for this treat bag are available at an additional fee.  

February - Binding
April - Tackle some of your clothing repairs

This session is not a class.  You will be working independently, but you just might learn something from one of the other quilters who are attending and perhaps share in a laugh or two.


Book a spot just for yourself or sign up with your friends.

In our classroom at Watergirl Quilt Co, you will be able to enjoy the use of our
- tables; sit / stand mechanical raise and lower
- chairs
- iron and ironing boards
- cutting mats on large table for cutting 

Required materials
- bring what ever you want to work on and what is required to do so.
- If you have a seat cushion, bring it for added comfort. 

Lunch
Lunch will be provided and included in the price Winter menus will include soup, rolls &  meats to make your own sandwich and a dessert.  If you have any dietary requirements, you are welcome to bring your own lunch and snacks. 

NOTE: our fridge space is limited, so we suggest you make use of a thermal lunch bag.  

During your sew day, we will also provide you with coffee and tea at no cost.

Machine rentals
Don't feel like bringing your machine with you?  Rental machines are available (limited quantity).  Please contact our store directly to confirm current pricing and availability. 


Arrival
You may enter via the main door of the store or if someone is in the classroom they can open it’s door to make it easier to bring your things in.   Please note that you will be allowed in as soon as the front opens at 9:30 am. You may notice staff in the store earlier, but they will be busy preparing for store opening.


Parking
Limited parking spots are available in the parking lot at store level.  Please refer to signage to ensure you are NOT parked in a spot that is designated for resident parking.  Free long term town parking is available on the river side of our building, to the left. There is no parking allowed on the Water Street. E-chargers are available within the Shoppers Drug Mart parking lot  
NOTE: there is time limit for the parking in the Shoppers Drug Mart parking lot. 



Prefer a private group booking? Reach out and we can take a look at the calendar to try and accommodate your group.

Cancellation of Classes or Retreats
Should you decide to cancel your registration for an event, class or retreat, you will receive a full credit to a gift card as long as the cancellation is made more than 2 weeks prior to the class date. After that time, you will forfeit your full registration fee.

If you are unable to attend, you do have the option of finding your own replacement participant but Watergirl Quilt Co. will not assist with this or give any fee credit to the original participant. You would be required to email us the name and contact information of your replacement.

For more details on our "Refund policy" please refer to FAQ on our website    https://www.watergirlquiltco.com/faq.htm


Skill Level: Beginner
Skill Details: All skill levels welcome.
Materials Included: iron, ironing board, cutting mat and table, individual (sit/stand) tables for sewing
Requirements: Bring your own projects to work on as well as and tools you may need; your sewing machine, notions If you have a travel mug, bring it along.
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This class cannot be purchased online. Please contact the store for more information.