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2024 Holiday Sewing, Quilting and Embroidery Extravaganza!

Join us for an all inclusive, 3 day holiday retreat!
November 8th, 9th and 10th. 
Come learn from some of the best in the industry...

Bernina Educators: Athena Taylor & Kari Curley

Exclusive 3 day event at the DoubleTree Hilton in Colorado Springs.
Starts at 4:30 pm on Friday, November 8th with an opening social and key note speaker Ricky Tims
(Cocktails and Appetizers will be served)
Then Four Classes on Saturday and Sunday, teaching new techniques and completing a holiday project in each class.
Your registration fee includes all supplies for each class, a Bernina Sewing Machine and our industries top educators. Cocktails and Appetizers will be served during our opening ceremonies. Breakfast and Lunch will be served on Saturday and Sunday.

Dinner will be served Saturday night just before Krista Moser's Truck Show

Personalized Exclusive Gift bag that include all your kits and supplies. All you need to do is show up!

Special Room Rates at the Double Tree by Hilton!
Book your room on our website today.

$139 plus tax, Nightly Rate

Event Overview:


Our extravaganza kicks off on Friday afternoon with guest check-in, followed by an opening social and a keynote address by the renowned Ricky Tims. Over the next two days, attendees will have the opportunity to participate in a series of engaging classes led by our special guests Krista Moser, and Christine Conner (Amélie Scott Designs), as well as Bernina Educators Athena Taylor and Kari Curley. Participants will learn new techniques and complete holiday projects, and the event will also feature a special trunk show by Krista Moser.


Event Timeline:


Day 1: Friday, November 8th


4:30 - 5:30 PM: Guest Check-in (Large Banquet Room)

 - Receive itinerary, name tag, and a HCQ bag with a tumbler.

5:00 - 6:00 PM: Open Bar & Appetizers

 - Enjoy cocktails, mocktails, and light appetizers while mingling.

6:00 - 6:30 PM: Welcome & Introductions

6:30 - 8:00 PM: Keynote Speaker: Ricky Tims

8:00 PM: Announcements for Saturday

 - Outline of class expectations and projects.


Day 2: Saturday, November 9th


8:00 AM: Continental Breakfast Buffet

8:30 AM: Introduction & Trunk Show

 - HCQ staff will model favorite creations and distribute custom bags with class supplies.

9:00 - 12:30 PM: Class Rotation 1

12:30 - 1:30 PM: Lunch (Fiesta Buffet by the Hilton)

1:30 - 5:00 PM: Class Rotation 2 (with 1 or 2, 15-minute breaks)

5:30 - 7:00 PM: Plated Dinner

7:00 PM: Krista Moser's Trunk Show

 - Autographs, photos, and shopping time.

8:30 PM: Good night!


Day 3: Sunday, November 10th


8:00 - 9:00 AM: Continental Breakfast Buffet

9:00 - 12:30 PM: Class Rotation 3

12:30 - 1:30 PM: Lunch (Soup & Salad Bar)

1:30 - 5:00 PM: Class Rotation 4

 - Brief thank-you visits from organizers from 4:30 to 5:00 PM.

5:00 PM: Event concludes.


Additional Information:


Projects You will be Creating:

  • All Supplies will be provided for each project.
  • Projects can be completed within 3.5-hour class sessions, so you can go home with finished gifts!


Classroom Rotations:

Guests will be divided into 4 groups. 25 people per group. Each group will attend each class over the 2 day event.

Materials Included: All supplies
Instructor: Event Team
Instructor Bio: All you have to do is show up! We are providing for all your sewing, quilting and embroidery needs.
Registration $775; Early Bird Registration: $625 (July 5th to August 15th)

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This class cannot be purchased online. Please contact the store for more information.