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Fall Quilting Retreat

September 17-21, 2018


Continuing Professional Education

25 Possible CPE Hours
Art / Math
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A community of quilters join together in the Texas Hill Country!

Quilt your days away in a large workspace with instructor-led demonstrations covering new quilting and tool techniques. Unleash your creative spirit and join us for fellowship, worship, new friends, laughter and quilting fun! This year’s fall quilting retreat will be led by Connie Watkins, a highly experienced and award-winning quilter. Click the leadership tab to learn more about Connie!

Quilters of all abilities are welcome at this fall quilting reatreat!

Supplies you will need:

  • Sewing machine
  • Cutting tools
  • Fabric
  • Notions
  • Quilts you may be already working on
  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Flashlight

Feel free to bring your own projects from home to complete during the course of this retreat, and  join us for quilting, relaxation and fun with fellow quilters at Mo-Ranch.

Register now, space is limited! Questions? We’re happy to help! Please contact us at or 1.800.460.4401 ext. 246.

Did you know we also offer a spring quilt retreat? Click here to learn more!

Retreat Leader: Connie Watkins

Connie has quilted for most of her life but she became serious in the late 80s early 90s. She has probably made at least 200 quilts over the years, and she has won 3 “Best of Shows” in Central Texas Quilt Shows and numerous ribbons. Connie has had quilts hanging in the Houston International Quilt Show eighteen out of the last twenty years and six quilts in the “Traditions” exhibit over the last few years. She also has quilts on display at the Texas Quilt Museum in LaGrange, TX.
Connie enjoys teaching and giving programs to quilt guilds around the state. She had her own costume and uniform business when she and her husband lived in Houston but quilting really is her passion. She looks forward to returning to create, teach and quilt again at Mo-Ranch with a community of quilters!

Cost and Housing

All participants will be housed in hotel room lodging, and costs of four nights of lodging, meals, tuition and meeting spaces are all included with retreat pricing.

Double hotel room occupancy: $550
Single hotel room occupancy: $780
Commuter rate: $255 (excludes housing at Mo-Ranch, includes tuition, lunch and dinner during the retreat)

We will provide ironing boards, irons and 2 large cutting mats.

Questions? We’re happy to help! Contact us at 1.800.460.4401 ext. 246 or

Registration/Cancellation Policy

A $75.00 deposit must accompany registration. The balance of all fees will be due 45 days prior to the start of the event, or upon registration if within 45 days full payment is required at the time of registration.

Full refund minus $75.00 administrative fee per person will be made if cancellation is received more than 30 days prior to the conference. There are generally no refunds for cancellations received on or after 30 days prior to the start of the event nor any applying of the deposit toward other charges or future deposits.


Scholarships are available! Click here to learn more.


Mo-Ranch is 90 miles one-way, or a 2-hour drive from the nearest airport (SAT), allow 3 hours travel/check-in time for departures. We recommend generally scheduling arriving flights before 3 p.m. and departing flights after 3 p.m. to be sure you do not miss any of your event.

If you are in need of shuttle service to Mo-Ranch, call Kars for Hire in Kerrville at (830) 890-8200 at least 15 days in advance to arrange transportation from San Antonio International Airport.

Directions to Mo.

What supplies and other items should I bring?

Suggested supplies are listed on the main conference overview page.

You may want to bring a Bible, notebook, flashlight, comfortable walking shoes, casual clothing, tennis equipment, swimsuit, water shoes, rain gear, camera, lidded cup or mug, sunscreen and insect repellent.

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