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The Annual Spring Retreat (April 2nd-6th) is open to both Quilters & Cross Stitchers!  

Have you ever wondered what all the buzz is surrounding retreats?  Now is the time to find out!  We have an amazing group of ladies who have been coming for years.  The location is great, the food is awesome, and the company/inspiration is priceless!  Bring whatever your heart desires to work on, or choose to participate in the Mystery Quilt.  If you choose to participate in the Mystery Quilt, you will receive the yardage and cutting instructions before you leave for retreat so that you can begin your first clue once you arrive.  After you complete each clue, you will receive the next one.  You will not know what your quilt will look like until the very last clue!  Make sure you tell us if you plan on participating in the Mystery Quilt BEFORE the retreat so that we have enough patterns ready for everyone.

While at the Kettunen Center you will be fed like a queen.  Breakfast, lunch, and dinner is provided!  If you have allergies it is important that you 
contact the Kettunen Center ASAP (231-29-3421) and they will have something special prepared for you.  There is always something for  everyone.  

We have demos, drawings, and a free gift at every retreat.  We also do a walk around where we lay our quilts on our beds for everyone to admire.  These are not always quilts that we have finished at the retreat, but any finished project you would like to bring.  Cross Stitchers, we'd love to see your work as well!  Bring some of your favorite pieces to show off!

Please make sure you get your names to us as soon as you can to reserve a room.  A 50% deposit is due upon booking and the final payments are due March 1st.  You may choose 2, 3 or 4 nights to attend. Cost is PER PERSON and includes nightly stay and meals.

CHECK IN is at 3pm on Thursday (4/2) or 3pm on Friday (4/3).  Please do not arrive early as we will need time to set up, and the Kettunen Center will be busy cleaning up after the previous groups.  We appreciate your cooperation!

Lunch Charge for early arrival on Friday is $13.75

Premium Room (Double/Must have roommate):

4 night: $ 513

3 night: $ 391

2 night: $ 269

White Pine (Double or Single Room):

4 night: $ 460

3 night: $ 351

2 night: $ 243

There is a $32 upcharge per night for a single room (White Pine).