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    Missouri Star

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    Question Retreat Centres in Europe

    Hi all!

    Does anyone know any quilter retreats in Europe? (Preferably from first hand experience)

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    Missouri Star

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    Default Re: Retreat Centres in Europe

    Our guild holds two a year for members at a hotel. I don't know where you are in Europe but I'm close to Kaiserslautern.

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    Default Re: Retreat Centres in Europe

    I'm kind of near you actually. I live in Switzerland!

    Can anyone join at your retreat or is it strictly your guild only? Is the hotel you are staying at just a normale hotel or do they regularly organise quilting events?

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    Default Re: Retreat Centres in Europe

    I'm interested in this as well. I'm stationed in Hungary and would love to get together for sewing time!!

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    Default Re: Retreat Centres in Europe

    Maybe all we Europeans need to organise something on our own...

    I'd love to visit Hungary, I've never been there...

    I've also found a retreat centre in Scotland which looked very promising (here's the link: Welcome). Depending on how the next few months go for me, I might reward myself with a holiday and Scotland has been on my list of places to visit for a long time...

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    Shiny Thimble

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    Default Re: Retreat Centres in Europe

    West Manse has great reviews. Hoping to go there later this year.

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    Default Re: Retreat Centres in Europe

    Do you know anyone personally who has been there?
    In any case, let us know how it was when you actually manage to go there!

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    Shiny Thimble

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    Default Re: Retreat Centres in Europe

    Just seen lots of reviews. Will let you know more about it when I've been - likely to be October or November.

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    Default Re: Retreat Centres in Europe

    When I visited my in-laws in Hessen I found a quilt store in Bad Camberg (near Wiesbaden). The lady who owns the store told me that they are doing retreats where they go quilting for a whole week somewhere and that they always have a lot of fun. I'm not sure where they go but it may be worth to ask. Here is the link to the store in case anybody might be interested

    Patchworkstudio an der Stadtmauer in Bad Camberg

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    Default Re: Retreat Centres in Europe

    That studio looks great! Hope to end up in Frankfurt some time in the near future so that I can at least make a day trip to Bad Camberg...

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