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Welcome to our annual Janome Sewing Retreat in Florida!
"DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION SEPTEMBER 12"
This year we are celebrating
"Gigi's Holly Jolly Sewing Retreat" here

in sunny Florida on October 16, 2019.
It's going to be a spectacular weekend!

What is included with registration?

 

  • All materials for your projects. Including one gorgeous bag, and a variety of embroidered projects.
  • The dedicated sewing space in the Holiday Inn Ballroom. We will be able to spread out in 1600. sq. ft. 
  • Thursday night: The Welcoming Hour/drinks, appetizers, Meet the Family Event
  • Breakfast included Thursday, Friday, and Saturday
  • Lunch: Thursday & Friday
  • Dinner: Thursday & Friday

  • Cookies & Milk Hour Friday Night.
  • Instructions from Janome instructors  
  • Sponsor swag bags
  • Door prizes
  • A fantastic time!

 

When do tickets go on sale?
The tickets are now on sale.

 $410 or 3 monthly payments of $136.67

 All tickets sales are final. Please refer to “What if I have to cancel?”

***** IF PAYING IN FULL CLICK ON "FULL PAYMENT HERE"
***** IF PAYING IN PAYMENTS CLICK ON "PAYMENT ONE"
***** IF MAKING AN ADDITIONAL PAYMENT TO PAYMENT PLAN CLICK ON "PAYMENT TWO" FOR THE SECOND PAYMENT AND "PAYMENT THREE" FOR THE LAST PAYMENT

PAYMENT PLANS ARE TO BE PAID IN FULL BEFORE September 25, 2019


FULL PAYMENT HERE

FIRST PAYMENT HERE

SECOND PAYMENT HERE

T
HIRD PAYMENT HERE

 

 

More information for our SEWING RETREAT...
please read below. 

Hotel Reservations:

 

Are you asking yourself " geez, when should I reserve my room?" 

You should reserve your room immediately after purchasing tickets. Please call Holiday Inn Express, New Tampa at 8310 Galbraith Road, Tampa 33647  Use group code: RESERVE HERE or call with code GFS 1 877 666 3243

Hotel reservations are $119 per night plus sales tax and fees.
You can choose from a king room or a double queen size room and share the room/cost with your friends. Sleep overs are a lot of fun. Remember, it's a girls weekend!

   

* Breakfast is included with your room rate. 

 

What if I have to cancel?

 

Tickets for Gigi’s Retreat are non-refundable.   However, if you purchased a ticket and cannot attend for any reason, your ticket may be transferred to someone else.  If the event is sold out, we will keep a waiting list. Contact us if you can’t make it, and we will contact people on the waiting list to try to sell your ticket for you.  If no one on waiting list is able to purchase your ticket, then you are free to sell your ticket to anyone you please. Let us know who will be coming in your place and we’ll take it from there. 

 We are so excited to have Janome Educators joining us again this year. It's going to be a fabulous retreat.

Instructional Classes:

 

There will be some PRE WORK prior to retreat for you to complete. 
We will have classes and additional sewing time to sew on your own projects too. 

What about a sewing machine?

 

This will be a Janome sewing machine retreat. All students need to have a Janome 9400, 9450, S6, S7, S9 or 15000.
If you do not have one you can rent a Janome sewing machine. The rental fee is $99 for the weekend.  If you decide you love the machine your rental fee will go towards the purchase price. Janome will have special pricing this weekend!

 

  • We will have a machine introduction lesson Thursday night for those of you that are not familiar with the machine. We will make sure you will feel confident not only in the use of the machine parts, but also the navigation. Instructor: Gigi

 

 

What about a SUPPLY list?

 

All materials for our projects will be included. You just need to bring your sewing essentials and whatever UFO's you wish you to sew.
We will provide a more accurate list to help you soon.

 

 Project Announcements:

 

We are so excited to offer exclusive projects designed just for this retreat by our educators.
We will be making a bag that will be made from fabric by by YOU! The fabric will be made from embroidered sashiko patterns and turn those
pieces into a flying geese. We don't want to spoil all the surprises , but we know you will be pleasantly surprised.

Additionally, we will have stations with a variety of embroidered projects for you to take home for the holidays.

Our goal is to expose you to a variety of projects teaching you how optimize the use of your machines. Not only in embroidery, but also in sewing and quilting.

 

What is the agenda for the weekend?

 

The second annual Gigi’s Retreat will be held October 16-19  2019.   We are very excited to spend time with all of you. 

 

Wednesday, October        

 

3:00 pm     Hotel guest Check-in    

 

5:00 pm    Retreat Check-in begins and The Welcoming Hour/drinks, appetizers, Meet the Family Event

 

7:30 pm - 12:00 am    Set up and Sew to you drop!

 

8:00- 8:30 Rental Machines Quick Lesson 

 

Thursday, October 

 

6:00-7:30 am           Complimentary Breakfast 

 

9:00- 12:00 P.M.        Lessons

 

12:00- 12:45 pm.      Lunch

 

1:00 pm- 5:00 pm.    Lesson

 

5:00 pm- 6:30 pm.     Dinner

 

6:30- 9:00                 Lessons

 

9:00 - Midnight         Sew till you drop!

 

Friday, October 

 

6:00-7:30 am            Complimentary Breakfast 

 

9:00- 12:00 P.M.        Lessons

 

12:00- 12:45 pm.      Lunch

 

1:00 pm- 5:00 pm.    Lesson

 

5:00 pm- 6:30 pm.     Dinner:

 

6:30- 8:45                 Lessons “ come back in your pj’s”

 

8:45-9:15                       Cookies & Milk Event & Pajama Contest

 

9:15 - Midnight         Sew till you drop!

 

Saturday, October

 

6:00-7:30 am            Complimentary Breakfast 

 

6:00- 10:00 am.       Free Sewing Time

 

11 am: Check out

 

 Do you have questions about our Janome Sewing Retreat? 

Contact Gigi directly at the shop 813-661-9000 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 





Sponsors:

 

 



Crazy Little Thing Called Oils
Glide Thread
Oliso Irons


Classes+Educators+Janome+Laughter+Free Sewing+Time+Massages+Pool+Spa+Restaurant+Games= A Fantastic TIME!
Florida Sewing Retreat, Girls weekend tampa, Sew to your drop, Quilt Retreat 2019