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Quilting on the Beach 2013 - Quilt Passions' 4th Annual Retreat -
Saturday, February 2, through Saturday, February 9, 2013

Our 4th  annual retreat will be held at the King Kamehameha Kona Beach Hotel (Courtyard by Marriott) - by the pier in Kailua-Kona and includes six days of special classes and lectures offered by national quilting instructors including Melinda Bula, Barbara Olson, and Barbara Bieraugel along with local favorites.  Two bus trips are also included:  (1) Big Island Tour on Saturday, February 2, with stops at the Cherry Blossom Festival in Waimea, visits to a Kona Coffee Plantation and a Macadamia nut farm, and a special luncheon.  (2) Quilt Shop Hop Tour on Saturday, February 9, taking you all around the Big Island and stopping at all of our local Quilt Shops.

Come for the day or spend the week!  Sew, learn, and meet quilters from around the world.  Save the dates for what will be a quilter's week to remember!

Organized and Hosted by:  Quilt Passions Needlework Store in Kailua-Kona.
Brochure available July 2012.  Email: or call Quilt Passions at (808) 329-7475

*** Fifth Annual Big Island Quilt Shop Hop - February 1-28, 2013***

Quilt Passions is thrilled to be continuing our history of quilt retreats in Kailua-Kona.  Here is a look back at the instructors who have participated in past retreats - as well as those scheduled for the upcoming 2013 retreat.

2010 Retreat - "A Quilting Odyssey" - Instructors:  Sylvia Pippen, Barbara Bieraugel, Loretta Pasco, Jill McCloy, Mariah Bath, Kim Thompson, Karen Barry, and John Serrao.

2011 Retreat - "Big Island Quilt Festival" - Instructors:  Zena Thorpe and Pat Yamin.

2012 Retreat - "Quilting on the Beach" - Instructors:  Pat Yamin, Amy Bradley, Barbara Bieraugel, Karen Barry, Mary Moody-Cox, Judy Veltidi, Annabelle Treacy, Susan Distel, Sharon Pederson, and Robert Barry.

2013 Retreat - "Quilting on the Beach" - Instructors:  Barbara Olson, Melinda Bula, Barbara Bieraugel, Mariah Bath, Mary Moody-Cox, Annabelle Treacy, and Susan Distel.