March 2016 Cross Roads Retreat

March 2016 Cross Roads Retreat

Following is information provided by Aleeda who has graciously organized this retreat.

Dates: Thursday, March 31 – Sunday, April 3

Location: Cross Roads Retreat Center

Deposit: $50; cost will depend on your arrival/departure.

Deposit Checks payable to: Crossroads Retreat Center; please bring to January meeting or email acquiltsy at yahoo for details.

There is a quick one question survey for Spring Retreat Attendees. Please use the following link and respond by January 18: Spring Retreat One Question Survey

Mid Atlantic MOD 2016: Registration Details and Workshops Announced!

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Early Registration opens for the Mid Atlantic MOD 2016 retreat this Wednesday, November 18th at 7pm Eastern time. Click here for details. There ten (10) spots guaranteed for our guild.

Workshops: for descriptions of the workshops offered at MOD, please click here!

We will provide our members with a link to register with the NJMQG member early registration access code. Details to follow on how we will provide that information.

To read about more about this exciting modern quilting event, please click here.

NJMQG Sponsoring Mid Atlantic MOD: A Modern Quilting Retreat!

Wonderful News!!

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The NJMQG is an official Mid Atlantic MOD sponsor! This retreat is planned by Central Jersey MQG and the Philadelphia MQG with surrounding guilds also participating. It’s a fantastic retreat filled with SO much to do!

Being a sponsor for the retreat gives our guild first access to 10 total spots during early registration and a $25/person discount for our members that attend. Early Registration begins November 18th at 7pm! We will be supplied with an access code to register which will be posted in the Members Only section of the blog once we receive it.

Mid-Atlantic Mod Retreat DATES:  April 21-24, 2016 at the Doubletree by Hilton in Lancaster, PA. It’s a beautiful hotel in a great location!

Cost to Sponsoring Guild Members (that’s us!): $120 (plus “local” fee if applicable)

Workshops: $15 each. The list of workshops will be posted this month. You can choose to take workshops or not.

Lodging: Room rate is $124 + tax per night for single or double occupancy.

“Local” fee: The event pricing has been established based on an assumption that all attendees will choose to stay overnight at the hotel using the event room block. Because we incur additional fees if attendees do not stay at the hotel, we have instituted a “local” fee of $50. A limited number of “local” attendees will be allowed.

Standard registration will open to the general public in early December. Non-Member cost: $145 (plus “local” fee if applicable).

The 2015 retreat had the following (some info copied from MOD’s site):

  • Plenty of social sewing time with the sewing room accessible from morning until very late at night
  • Various short hands-on workshops
  • Progressive quilts – where those who participated had a chance to win the completed top at the end of the retreat (!!!)
  • Secret and regular swaps
  • Charity sewing
  • Cocktail mixer
  • Local shop hops (nothing formal but there were carpooled trips to the many area shops)
  • Discounts to fabric shops
  • Swag bag filled with goodies (patterns, fabric, etc.)
  • Great giveaways
  • Sign ups for massages from professional masseuses
  • Some attendees chose not to participate in any of those options and sewed to their heart’s content (some people even sewed in their pjs). 🙂
  • Great location and beautiful hotel
  • And more!!

If you are on Instagram, check out the hashtag #midatlanticmod to see what everyone was up to at the last retreat!