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1876 Centennial Quilt Project Lecture, Workshops, and Retreats.
* Virtual Lectures and Workshops are now available - let me come to your studio or Quilt Guild via ZOOM.
   Contact Anne for information and to schedule.

Lecture: $450
Daily 6 hour Workshop Fee: $650
2 day 1876 Intensive Boot Camp $1300
3 day 1876 Intensive Boot Camp  $1950
5 day 1876 Retreat $3000.  

Workshop/Retreat size is limited to 20 students per session with room to cut and sew; design wall space; irons and ironing boards. $20.00 per additional student each day, up to 25. Plus travel, hotel, meals.

If the lecture or workshop/retreat requires an overnight stay, meals and lodging will need to be provided.
In addition to the class fee, if driving is required, the standard mileage fee will be charged.
If airfare is involved, you will be responsible for the full fee and transportation to and from the airport and airport parking.

*Create your own cohort of ‘76ers. Be the point person for a group of 10 or more; arrange for a two or three day 1876 Intensive Boot Camp and receive the 11th pattern free.
(A $390 value)

The 1876 Centennial Quit Project      Lecture with Powerpoint and Quilts   1 hour   $450.

Follow the journey of the 1876 Centennial Quilt from discovery to exhibition at the International Quilt Festival.  Learn what’s involved in creating a complex pattern and how an antique quilt can be relevant for quiltmakers today. Be inspired to begin a significant quilt.  


Fearless Patchwork with The 1876 Centennial Quilt:
1 Full Day Workshop $650
  (6 hours)
2 Half Day Workshops $700
(2 @ 3 hours each, back-to-back or one week apart) 


Blocks from the 1876 Centennial Quilt will be the focus in this skills-builder workshop. You will explore fabric selection and planning for a multi block sampler quilt like The 1876 Centennial Quilt, learn a variety of cutting (ruler, template, FRZ template, fussy) and machine piecing techniques (Y- seams, curves, set-in circles).  The required class kit includes all instructions, patterns, and templates to make the blocks presented. The 1876 Centennial Quilt is a master level course in patchwork - everyone learns something valuable, confident beginner and expert alike, as they explore new techniques and hone their quilt-making skills. Everyone can become a Fearless Quiltmaker. Learn more about the The 1876 Centennial Quilt at 


*1876 Intensive Boot Camp and the 1876 Retreat require each participant to purchase The 1876 Centennial Quilt pattern. Pattern details found here .

1876 Intensive Boot Camp                  2 or 3 Day Workshop   $1300 - $1950   
Begin your 1876 Quilt with an intensive 2-3 day workshop. Plan your quilt, select fabrics, learn a variety of cutting and
sewing techniques, take home several finished blocks. Connect with fellow ‘76ers. Similar to the Getting Started workshop but with more time, more
blocks and more personal attention….

1876 Retreat                                         5 day Retreat      $3000.
Spend five days with your fellow ‘76ers learning how to bring all of your blocks and borders together into a completed top.
Once the 74 blocks are done there is still a ways to go; making the pieced borders, setting the blocks and putting everything together can be challenging, but, oh so worth the effort! Diligent sewers will be able to complete their top by the end of the week.

For more information and to schedule a lecture or workshop/retreat, please contact:                    
Anne Dawson @ (360) 468-4677 /                                                                   
The Quilter’s Studio - P.O. Box 516, Lopez Island WA 98261