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Otter Creek Retreat is a charming place to gather with friends, and share your love of quilting, rug hooking, knitting, scrapbooking, painting and many more arts and crafts.  Our community atmosphere allows your private group of friends or family to enjoy the comforts of home with a class room setting.  OCR is located in Brandenburg, Kentucky, just southwest of Louisville and a few miles from Fort Knox.   Our house has sixteen twin size beds, two half baths, three semi-private showers, fully equipped kitchen, class room space including for each person a six foot table, rolling chair and Ott light.
 
Our "Art Themed" Open Retreat Workshop, held periodically throughout the year, is a great way to make new friends who share your creative passion!  For corporate training or team building, our house is great place to host your outing.  Several hour retreats or art classes, allows for a little "me time".  With a wide array of classes being offered, you may find your passion in Fiber Arts, Painting Arts, or Visual Arts.  Retreats are available for a few hours, half a day, full day and with overnight stays.  Come enjoy and share your passion!
 
Visit our website at:  http://ottercreekretreat.com/
 
UPCOMING OPEN RETREAT
"How to Use Template Tools in Quilting"
October 27-29, 2017
Instructor:  Linda Cronwell of Quilter's Rule
Otter Creek Retreat will be hosting “How to Use Template Tools for Quilting Retreat” and is open to the public. This retreat is for those wanting to learn how to use templates in quilting on your home sewing machine. Students who have previously taken the introduction class, will continue with a new set of templates. During this weekend students will have hands on experiences creating designs using several of the Home Machine Quilting Tools by Quilter's Rule. Each student will need to purchase the set of templates used in the class. Linda is offering a 22% discount on the purchase price of the set. Each student must know basic sewing and must bring a machine in good working condition. You MUST have a round free motion foot on your machine. 
In this class, Linda Cronwell, our instructor, will cover How-Tos of Using Templates. She will have examples of the different designs achieved by each template. You will learn how to enhance your borders, blocks, corners, and create embellishments to your quilts.

Supply List

6 each 16x16 muslin quilting sandwiches, basted (not pinned)
100% cotton thread in contrasting color
1 basted table runner or small table topper ready for quilting
Appropriate thread for quilting your table runner or table topper

OTHER BASIC SEWING SUPPLIES
small scissors
seam ripper
extra machine needles
24” strip cutting ruler
6” ruler or tape measure
Contrasting marking pen or pencil (no chalk)
Sewing gloves
OPTIONAL
add-a-table (gives you a bigger working surface)

Template Kit

First time students will work with the Quilting Templates Kit A:
1 - Squiggle Tool (HMQT-SW01)
1 - Mini Straight Line Tool (HMQT-MSLT)
1 - Nautilus Feather Tool 9HMQT-NFT)
1 - Pointed Leaf/Oval 9HMQT-L01)
Retreat Discount Price $57.65 (includes sales tax)

Continue students will work with the Quilting Templates Kit B:
1 - Rope Tool (HMQT-RT1)
1 - Inside Circles Tool (HMQT-NMC04)
1 - Daisy Tool (HMQT-SM07)
1 - Heart Tool HMQT-H0102)
Retreat Discount Price $79.46 (includes sales tax)

Continue students will work with the Quilting Templates  (no kit needed):

Students will continue working with all templates from previous classes.  The combination of templates will be explored during this class.

KIT OPTION:  IF YOU ALREADY HAVE ANY OF THE TEMPLATES LISTED, YOU WILL BE ABLE TO PURCHASE TEMPLATES INDIVIDUALLY AT A 22% DISCOUNT PRIOR TO CLASS.
PLEASE CALL TO PRE-ORDER 270-941-0400.
 
For more information and registration, please click this link.
http://www.ottercreekretreat.com/oct-27-29-2017-quilting-template-tools.htm
 
 


The wonderful quilt behind the scene on the website was made by Karen Riggins.  Karen is a founding member of KHQS and has served the organization in several capacities including President and QAK Coordinator.