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Spring Quilting Retreat

April 1-5, 2019

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Continuing Professional Education

25 Possible CPE Hours
Art / Math
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A community of quilters joined 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 spring quilting retreat will be led by Ronnie Ashford, a highly experienced and award-winning quilter. Click the leadership tab to learn more about Ronnie!

Quilters of all abilities are welcome at this spring quilting retreat!

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 registrar@moranch.org or 1.800.460.4401 ext. 246.

We also offer a fall quilting retreat. Click here to learn more!

Retreat Leader: Ronnie Ashford

Rogene E. Ashford “Ronnie” from Tulsa, OK, has created “art” since early childhood. At about eight years old, she got into trouble for creating a very large mural in charcoal on the side of the freshly painted stucco garage! She learned to do embroidery at an early age and remembers playing under the quilt frame while her mom, aunties and grandmother stitched and talked. She studied art through high school and college.

Throughout her life, she has tried her hand at many art mediums; two mediums of her art have always been paint and thread. Ronnie is an award-winning quilter and is active in several local quilt guilds. She has a small ministry of refurbishing older sewing machines and places them with gals that would love to have a sewing machine, but cannot afford one.

Ronnie currently works as a mental health therapist and an adjunct professor at Southern Nazarene University, and she enjoys family, friends, art, her chickens, gardening, handwork, music, painting, quilting, reading, walking/running and writing. Her philosophy in life is, “laugh loudly, live fully, love deeply and never ever go backward!’’

Cost and Housing

Costs of four nights of hotel-style lodging, meals, tuition and meeting spaces are all included with retreat pricing, and we will provide ironing boards, irons and two large cutting mats.

Double Hotel Room Occupancy: $560

Single Hotel Room Occupancy: $795

Commuter Rate (Does not include lodging): $350

Registration/Cancellation

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.

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.

Transportation

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.

Click here for directions to Mo.

 

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