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Two great tutors to choose from. Come along for two days of Patchwork and Quilting inspiration

Blazing Star with Jennie Rayment

Fun fabric fiddling this weekend as we demystify and simplify this simply stunning block – The Blazing Star (or Lone Star) – which can be used as a medallion centre for a larger quilt, or just on it’s own. Get your rotary cutters and machines ready – it’s great for both beginners and more experienced quilters.

Stashbusting with Paula Doyle

The Stash Buster Doctor is in! Bring me your unused yardage,  forgotten jelly rolls, unwanted fat quarters, layer cakes and nickel packs, and yes, even your too-good-to-throw-away scraps, and I will show you how to transform them into beautiful and practical quilts ! We will piece Jazzy Fence Rails, Greek Key or Split Court Log Cabins, Split Nine Patches, and Big Triangles. We will frugally use ripped jeans and odd bits of wadding to make Charmed Circles, Go crazy with your Itsy Bits and Wonky Strips , and even do a T-Shirt Kantha Throw! You be working on one or more of these at the retreat, and you will receive patterns for all these quilts so you can continue de-stashing long after the retreat ! Simply choose the project or projects you wish to work on at the retreat, and I will send you a detailed list of the requirements!

A quilting weekend for £375 per person

Classes will take place in the hotel from 10 – 4 on Saturday and 10 – 4 on Sunday AND you can sew until late, late, late on Saturday evening if you want.

Lunch and refreshments will be served both days including a buffet lunch on Saturday and Sunday, dinner on Saturday and a buffet breakfast on Sunday.

What’s included:

  • 2 full days of quilting classes with the tutor of your choice
  • All patterns used in the classes
  • 1 night accommodation at the luxurious 4* Langstone Quays Resort
  • Double room with single occupancy, so no sharing, unless you want to.
  • En-suite bathrooms, LCD TV, fridge and tea/coffee making facilities.
  • 2 days hot and cold finger buffet lunch
  • Dinner served in the Waterside Restaurant
  • Buffet breakfast on Sunday
  • 3 servings coffee, tea and refreshments each day
  • WiFi is available throughout
  • Free Parking

Langstone Quays Resort, Hayling Island, Hampshire

The Langstone Quays Resort will be our home for the weekend. Located in the Chichester Harbour Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the hotel offers a stunning seaside setting. It is an ideal location for sewing retreats as the teaching, modern accommodation and restaurant are all under one roof. There is a spa and you are welcome to enjoy the use of all its facilities during your stay, so you can use the gym or just relax by the pool and enjoy a quiet moment in the jacuzzi, the choice is yours! There is also free parking and free wifi. Indeed, Langstone Quays offers everything you need for the perfect weekend retreat.

What’s special about a retreat

We keep numbers limited on retreats so that everyone has access to the tutors as well as the space to work on their project. Attendees tell us it is “ a little me time.”

Click on the video image below to see “What happens at a weekend quilt retreat”

Click here to read a review of a retreat from Popular Patchwork.

Don’t miss out. Book your place now.



If you choose to RESERVE YOUR PLACE then you will need to complete and return a Booking Form (downloaded via link above) along with a deposit of £50. See Booking Form for details.

Additional information

If you pay in full by Credit Card, a £50 deposit is part of your payment and is non-refundable. If you pay in two stages (deposit & balance), your deposit of £50 is non-refundable.

We do our best to accommodate special requests, e.g. non-residential place, partners, Friday night accommodation, etc. Disabled access information is available upon request. Contact us at if you have any questions.

Materials are not included in the cost of the retreat. If appropriate, a requirements list will be sent to you near to the date of your retreat.

You will be required to bring your own sewing machine unless specifically noted otherwise.

Click here for full Terms and Conditions (RETREAT AGREEMENT section).