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Quilting Retreats

The next retreat is April 21-24, 2016; Sign up at the Feb. Guild Meeting

Mark your Calendar -
the 2016 Retreats will be:

April 21-24 and Fall TBA

New pictures click here

hot air balloons


The guild holds quilting retreats twice a year at the Vina de Lestonnac  Retreat Center in Temecula. The retreats are held in the spring and fall.

The retreats are a wonderful, unstructured opportunity to work on your own projects, make an auction item or get a jump start on holiday items. Additionally, you will get better acquainted with other guild members.

All meals are served in the dining room which is a short walking/driving distance from the classroom. Meals include lunch and dinner day 1, breakfast, lunch and dinner days 2/3 and brunch on Sunday. Sleeping accommodations are air conditioned, private, double or triple rooms close to the classrooms. Handicap accommodations are available on request.

wanda quilting

Wanda stopped by to take a sewing break at the retreat.

The classrooms are well lit, large and air conditioned. There is a massage therapist on site during our retreat to minimize our aches and pains ( fee not included in stated prices). Near by wineries and hot air balloons are also a bonus (fee also not included in stated prices). In addition, there are several quilt stores (see list below) and antique vendors in the area.

Click Here for a 2016 Retreat Application Form

Please print the form.

Complete the registration information.

Attach deposit.  

Submit to the Retreat Coordinator

The dates for the 2016 retreats are:

April 21-24- Sign up at the Feb. guild meeting
Fall TBA

Our 2016 Retreat prices are :

  • 3 days - 2 nights, double occupancy - $268.50
  • 3 days - 2 nights, private room - $368.50
  • 4 days - 3 nights, double occupancy - $377.50
  • 4 days - 3 nights, *three people - $347.50
  • 4 days - 3 nights, private room - $477.25

*available on 3 nights only.

Non-guild members are welcome, space permitting. Non-guild members pay prices listed above plus $30.

Visit the Vina de Lestonnac Retreat Center website;

To see photos from a recent retreat - click here
or click here to see new pictures

Questions? - contact Pat Chambers 
(see the directory for contact information)


Quilt and Sewing Stores in and near Temecula

  • Temecula Valley Sewing Center
    28780 Old Town Front St
    Temecula, CA 92590

  • Temecula Quilt Company (Vintage Reproductions)
    33353 Temecula Parkway #103
    Temecula, CA 92592
    Phone: 951.302.1469
    Mon to Fri 10-5pm, Sat 10-4 pm, closed Sun

  • Needle in a Fabric Stash Quilt Shop (Modern)
    43049 Margarita Rd
    Temecula, CA 92592
    (951) 587-8274
    Tues 10-8pm, Wed 10-4pm, Thur 10-8pm,
    Fri/Sat 10-4pm, Closed Sun/Mon

  • Primitive Gatherings Quilt Shop (vintage reproductions and wool)
    26855 Jefferson Ave, Unit D
    Murrieta, CA 92562
    (951) 304-9787
    Mon to Fri 10-5pm, Sat 10-4 pm, closed Sun

  • JoAnns: Commons at Temecula
    40462 Winchester Rd
    Temecula, CA 92591

  • Fat Quarters (Vintage Reproductions and more)
    728 Civic Center Dr. (Formerly Escondido Ave )
    Vista, CA
    760. 758.8308

  • Quilt in a Day, (something for everyone)
    1955 Diamond St,
    San Marcos


  • Quilter's Paradise (something for everyone)
    1451 Montiel Rd, Suite 140
    Escondido, CA 92026

  • Quilter's Cottage (cute store- something for everyone)
    131 E. Fig Street, Ste 2
    Fallbrook, CA 92028
    760. 723.3060

  • Rooster Creek
    Crafts and Gift Shop
    42030 C Street
    Murrieta, CA 92562
    (951) 696-0100

This page was updated 8-29-15




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