To sign up for any special retreat, just go to our reservation page and fill out the form. Make sure to put the name of the retreat in place of the group name.

Learning to Color on Fabric Workshop

(November 23, 2019 | $125)

by: Tana Mueller

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Are you interested in Learning 2 Color on fabric using Tana’s Basic Hot Blend Techniques? Or Need to refresh your coloring techniques? Tana Mueller will be here for a one day workshop using the project “Native Texan Star. The class includes the class kit and you will be able to use the required art supplies while in the workshop. Lunch will be provided. A light box is required as well.

Class kit will include pattern, fabric, Crayola®crayons, Crayola®colored pencils, fusible, and Pigma®  Micron pens. 


Laura Heine Collage Quilt Retreat

(November 14-17, 2019 | $325)

by: Doris Rice

Join Doris, a Laura Heine Certified Instructor, for a fun filled Laura Heine Collage Retreat. Spend three full days creating your collage with Doris by your side!! Learn her techniques and tips! Learn about color and value and not even realize you are learning it! Work with different scales of fabric and turn them into a one-of-a-kind quilt! Work on any Laura Heine collage pattern at this retreat. Kits are not required but encouraged. Check with Doris at Cactus Queen Quilt Co. 830-433-4676 to purchase one of her kits.

Enjoy a home-cooked lunch and dinner served in our comfortable family style dining room. Comfortable beds await you if you need a quick nap or a good 8 hours. Plenty of bathrooms are available and our wide open full kitchen will be more than enough to accommodate your needs. Located in beautiful McQueeney, Texas, in a rural setting. 

Price is $375 per person for a three-night stay including lunch and dinner on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, no meals on Sunday, and breakfast is on your own. . Check-in is at 10:00 am and check-out is at 3:00 pm. Call today to schedule, (830)-433-4676.

Embroidery Machine Retreat

(April 24-26, 2020 | $285)

by: Brenda Jeschke

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Do you own a sewing/embroidery machine, but only use the sewing portion of the machine? Now is the time to start using the embroidery features and combine it with your quilting projects. During this retreat you will learn some basic machine embroidery information that will improve your embroidery skills. And for those who own the Embrilliance Essentials software you will get assistance with learning to use your software from expert Benda Jeschke. Come spend time at the retreat and learn a couple techniques, but more than anything learn to use your wonderful machine for your intended purposes for what you want to make. Have your own project but afraid to get started because you are not sure what to do - this is the retreat to get that project started with Brenda’s assistance and guidance as to what to do and how to finish. You will definitely go home with more usable knowledge and confidence to use that embroidery machine. Price is $375 and includes instruction, lodging, lunch and dinner on Tuesday and Wednesday, no meals on Thursday, and breakfast is on your own each morning. Space is limited so sign up now to reserve your spot.