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Quilting in the Hills 2020

October 8-11, 2020
at Terra Santa Retreat Center

Margaret Brewster Willingham is this year's retreat instructor. She will have workshops on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. You must order your patterns for Margaret's classes prior to the retreat. Margaret is offering a discount and free shipping; information is on the supply list for each class. Her website has links to her Pinterest, Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook page. Check these sites for inspiration!

Cynthia England has cancelled her plans for teaching at our retreat due to COVID-19. The Retreat Committee is working with her for next year's retreat. If you signed up for a class with Cynthia and have not heard from the Retreat Committee, please Contact Us.

SOYO is available all three days.

Registration is currently limited to 15 attendees per workshop and 18 attendees per day for SOYO. Each attendee will have thier own 6 foot table. Masks are required at Terra Sancta in all common areas; you may remove your mask while at your table.


If you are interested in being an instructor for a future retreat, please scroll to the bottom of this page for an application form.


Registration is closed

The registration deadline was Tuesday, September 29, 2020. There are links below for the full brochure and pictures of the retreat projects.

     Open Brochure               Project Pictures for Margaret's Workshops  

Refund Policy: Cancellations before July 31 will receive a 50% refund on workshops. Cancellations between July 31 and August 31 will receive a 25% refund on workshops. The registration fee is non-refundable. There are no refunds after August 31.

 Workshops and Evening Programs

As of September 1, we are planning to offer only the Margaret Brewster Willingham workshops. All registrants will be contacted if there are any changes. There will be no Friday and Saturday evening programs.  

 Full class descriptions and bios on the instructors are available in the brochure.

Margaret Brewster Willingham   www.eobquiltdesign.com
  • Beginning Hand Reverse Applique - Flowers     Supply List
  • Intermediate / Advanced Hand Reverse Applique - Flowers     Supply List
  • Twinkling Flurries : Machine Reverse Applique     Supply LIst

SOYO (Sew On Your Own) will be offered on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday.

Retreat Schedule

Thursday     10:30 am        Check-in begins and SOYO room opens
  1:45 pm Class room opens
  2:00 pm "Beginning Hand Reverse Applique' - Flowers", Margaret Brewster Willingham
  5:30 pm Dinner break - boxed meals served at your worktable
  6:00 pm Class resumes
  8:00 pm Class and SOYO rooms closed for the day
Friday & Saturday 9:00 am Class and SOYO rooms open
  9:30 am Friday: "Intermediate / Advanced Hand Reverse Applique' - Flowers", Margaret Brewster Willingham
Saturday: "Machine Reverse Applique' - Twinkling Flurries", Margaret Brewster Willingham
  Noon Lunch break - boxed meals served at your worktable
  1:00 pm Class resumes
  4:30 pm Class ends
  5:00 pm Class and SOYO rooms close for the day


Lodging and Meals

Lodging is not availble this year.

Meals: There will be meals for Thursday evening, Friday noon, and Saturday noon. Meals will be boxed and delivered to your table in the classroom. If you wish to order meals, use the online form or print the form (both forms are below the retreat registration forms above). If using a paper form return it to the Retreat Chair with payment. Meals must be ordered by September 29. You may also bring your own meals. If you are bringing snacks to share, they must be individually wrapped.


Calling All Teachers

We are always looking for new instructors offering techniques that provide a variety of interest for our guild. If you would like to teach a class, please submit your application online OR download and print the form, fill it out and mail it to us. Please provide as much information as possible.  We will try to contact you within a few weeks but if you don't hear from us, submit your application again or Contact Us.  Thank you!

   Click here to open the ONLINE Instructor Application Form

   Click here to Download and Print Instructor Application Form


Planning Ahead

Future Quilting in the Hills Retreat Dates

       October 7 - 10, 2021
       October 6 - 9, 2022
       September 21 - 24, 2023
       October 10 - 13, 2024