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The Sewing Shed - Valentia Retreat 2020

With only just over a month to go, we are all gearing up for the highlight of the Winter - The Sewing Shed Annual retreat 2020 at The Royal Hotel, Knightstown, Valentia Island. 

This is the third year we have held the retreat on the Island and there is really something magical about the Island. For those of you that have been before, you will agree that it signifies the end of winter and we all leave with a spring in our step. For anyone joining us for the first time, you are in for a treat!

 3 DAY RETREAT  27th, 28th, 29th of February 2020

  • Arriving at midday on Thursday the 27th February, you can book in and get set up if your there before 2
  • Meeting in the bar/restaurant at 2 pm for your welcome introduction over a cup of tea.
  • We can start sewing and get settled before dinner
  • Dinner at 6 pm sharp each night, followed by show and tell.( please each person bring one or two items to show- don't be shy people love to see each others work)
  • Lots of sewing
  • You can sew on Sunday morning if you wish, but we normally depart around lunch time 

5 DAY RETREAT 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th and 7th March 2020

  • Arriving at midday on Tuesday the 3rd March, you can book in and get set up if your there before 2
  • Meeting in the bar/restaurant at 2 pm for your welcome introduction over a cup of tea.
  • We can start sewing and get settled before dinner
  • Dinner at 6 pm sharp each night, followed by show and tell.( please each person bring one or two items to show- don't be shy people love to see each others work)
  • Lots of sewing
  • More sewing 
  • You can sew on Sunday morning if you wish, but we normally depart around lunch time 

PROJECTS

We have two lovely projects to work on if you wish to join us, but these projects are not compulsory. You can bring your own items to work on or if there's something particular you want then we can help organise it for you. 

For more information on the projects CLICK HERE

We will be bringing some of the shop down with us, but please remember it takes a whole day to set up and we pack the van on Tuesday 25th of February. Any orders or requests need to be in before then please. 

Anyone wanting to purchase fabric for the projects, we are offering 10% off orders on Saturday 26th January and Saturday 3rd February. You can call to the shop, call, email or contact us through any of our social media channels. 

Don't hesitate to contact us before if you have any questions.