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Join us August 21st through August 26th for a fun week at Zephyr in beautiful Lake Tahoe, NV with author, fabric designer and award winning quilt artist Jane Sassaman as she teaches us her techniques for raw edge applique taking our inspiration for Abstracting from Nature. Our first day will be centered around introductions and setting up our work spaces and reading ourselves for the week ahead. Monday through Thursday we will have instruction with Jane from 9:00am to 4:00pm with a break at 12:00 for lunch. You will have access to the classroom before breakfast and after dinner to work independently. Pricing covers 4 days of instruction from Jane, 8' work table with plenty of room to spread out, lodging and meals. Pricing is as follows: Single Room $1,245.00 Double Room $925.00 Triple Room $825.00 Supply list available upon signup. To sign up and reserve your space or if you have any questions, please feel free to contact Kathy by email at or by phone at (707) 787-7982.

SOLD OUT - WAIT LIST ONLY!!! Monday 26th - Day 1: Check in at 4:00pm. Set up work space and settle into your cabin prior to gathering in the courtyard for dinner. Free sewing is available for the remainder of the day. Tuesday 27th - Day 2: Cathe will teach her Flea Market Collage and Stitch Sampler using her popular Moda fabric collection. ? Kit Included. Additional kits available for purchase at $15.00 each. Cathe will share her process for creating lovely stitch compositions and how to assemble them for meditative hand-stitching. Learn fabric altering and distressing techniques, color, shape and pattern balance and unexpected textile ideas that make your stitch collage sing. Discover the exciting ways of using stitch collage work in projects. Wednesday 28th - Day 3: Freestyle Collage and Stitch Sampler. We will expand on the on the previous days? lesson by adding a variety of Cathe?s fabric, Vintage fabric, trims, embellishments and threads available from Cathe?s collection for our use. Thursday 29th - Day 4: We will work independently in the morning. After our lunch break we will board the private tour bus for an afternoon of sigh seeing and wine tasting. I have selected wineries that will not only appeal to your taste buds, they will also peek your creative senses as there are beautiful grounds to inspire you. Not to mention great gift shops! Then it?s back to Westerbeke for our final dinner and free sewing. Friday 30th - Day 5: We will continue to work independently as we have use of the conference room until 3:00pm.

Raw Edges Applique Retreat with Sandra Mollon - Zephyr Point, at Zephyr Cove, NV May 21, 2023 through May 26, 2023. I am pleased to once again have Sandra on board to spend a week of instruction and inspiration at truly, one of the most beautiful locations. Using one of your own photos as inspiration, Sandra will show you her technique for raw edge applique that will bring your photo to life! Feeling a little intimidated? Purchase one of Sandra's beautiful patterns to learn from. You can find them on my website under "patterns." Sandra will have for sale her amazing hand dyed fabrics that will really enhance your piece. Single occupancy room $1,185.00, double occupancy room $855.00 each and triple occupancy room $745.00 each Price includes lodging, meals and instruction with your own 8' table to use. If you are interested, please feel free to contact me to sign up or for more information.

Cost: $ FREE