Knitting & Quilting Retreats

Upcoming Retreats


Dancing with the WallQuilting Retreat 

Irene Roderick Instructor

April 14-20, 2024$1,195

This retreat is nearly sold out. Register now to get your seat. Irene Roderick is known for her modern, improvisational quilting that is more akin to spontaneous expression than the methodical patterns typically associated with quilting. She calls her intuitive, creative process "dancing with the wall.”
In this five-day intensive, you will learn her method of building a quilt one piece of fabric at a time. You will receive “tools” to use as building blocks, lots of individual attention, tips for piecing, composition and color. You will let your self-conscience and creativity drive your process to a unique expressions of your aesthetic and process. At the end of the workshop you will have most of a quilt finished and an amazing sense of accomplishment!
This retreat includes hors d'oeuvres at the opening talk and trunk show on Sunday April 14th. Instruction is five full days Monday, April 15th to Friday, April 19th. There are five lunches and five dinners included in the cost of your tuition.
Lodging is not included. Please see the Plan Your Trip page on this website.
To register after Feb 11th, you must pay the $1,195 tuition in full.


Judy Niemeyer Quilting Retreat

Susan Sears Instructor

Coming in 2024$450

Susan Sears is as certified Judy Niemeyer/Quiltworx instructor. In this four-day quilting retreat, you will learn unique patterns and stitches and techniques to augment your skills while collaborating with other quilters.
The retreat starts on Monday at 1pm and ends on a Friday at 1pm. The dates of the retreat are not yet available.
The cost includes tuition only. Lodging and meals are not included. Please see our Plan Your Trip page on this website for information on lodging and meals in La Veta.
Class size is limited to 12 quilters, so reserve your seat today.
Registration is not yet open for this retreat. 

Quilting Retreats

in La Veta, Colorado

The Estelle Center for Creative Arts offers quilting retreats for quilt enthusiasts taught by a variety of instructors from throughout the U.S.
Our center is spacious, comfortable, and far enough off the beaten path that you'll be able to focus on your quilt making without distractions.
The town of La Veta is a unique artist and ranching community with charming local restaurants, shops, and art galleries. It’s a serene environment that will put you in the right frame of mind to delve into and express your creativity.
If your group is looking for a space to hold a quilting workshop or retreat, or if you’d like to rent the facility to do an intensive with your art group, reach out to our Executive Director, Sunshine Caulfield.


Knitting Retreats

At this time, we do not have any knitting workshops or retreats scheduled. But we'd love to! If you are a knitting instructor or know one who would like to teach a workshop or retreat, please contact us.

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