Quilt Show Bus Tour

Enjoy a tour on a chartered bus to see the Hawaiian Quilt show in Waimea (held in conjunction with the Cherry Blossom Festival). We’ll also stop for a tour and some tasting at a local coffee farm and at a macadamia nut factory. Lunch with your choice of entree is included at Paniolo Country Inn (more…)


  • Quilt Show Bus Tour
    February 2, 2019
    9:00 am - 3:30 pm

Opening Reception

Please join us for pupus (appetizers) and an opportunity to meet our teachers for the week. Held outdoors on the Imu grounds of the King Kamehameha Hotel, we will enjoy a hula performance and a traditional Hawaiian blessing to officially open this year’s retreat. No charge for Quilting on the Beach participants. (more…)


  • Opening Reception
    February 2, 2019
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Glass Bottom Reef Tour

Cruise along the coastline of Kailua Bay hovering within inches of the coral reef. Enjoy a lively narration by a knowledgeable marine naturalist as you take in the beauty above and below the ocean’s surface. An eco-tour that is fun for all ages! (more…)


  • Glass Bottom Reef Tour
    February 3, 2019
    11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Sewing Machine Rental

Sewing machine rental is available for Quilting on the Beach.  Our fleet of Monarch brand sewing machines is always serviced right before the event, and a sewing machine technician will be on hand throughout Quilting on the Beach.  However, please be aware that these are basic, mechanical machines that may not have all of the (more…)


  • Sewing Machine Rental
    February 4, 2019 - February 9, 2019
    7:45 am - 4:30 pm

Wild! Fabric Collage Animals with Phyllis Cullen

This is a two-day class We’ll use bits and pieces of printed fabrics to “paint” an animal portrait. Lots of designs to choose from or I’ll help you draw your own from a photo.  The results are wild, whimsical, and totally believable! No drawing skills needed, but expect to learn about values, contrast, lines, and (more…)


  • Wild! Fabric Collage Animals
    February 4, 2019 - February 5, 2019
    9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Colored Rope Bowls and Plates with Viv Smith

This is a change from quilt making and a fun and easy project.  Learn to make these machine zig-zaged bowls with different sizes, shapes, and fancy edgings.  No need to fabric wrap your rope first as the instructor will tie-dye  the ropes before class and give you a choice of colors.  In the afternoon we (more…)


  • Colored Rope Bowls and Plates
    February 4, 2019
    9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Silk Fusion with Alysse Catron

This class is two half days Monday,  Feb. 4, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm and Tuesday, Feb. 5, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm This unique method bonds silk fibers into a lustrous kind of “felt” which can be gossamer and transparent or thick and opaque as leather. Because the fibers are unspun, silk’s rich luster (more…)


  • Silk Fusion with Alysse Catron
    February 4, 2019 - February 5, 2019
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Live Well Live Strong Quilt with Deanna Wall

The Live Well Live Strong Quilt – Each of the 26 Blocks provides has an unique empowering meaning of women’s health & wellness.  Quilt block meanings include Shine, Hope, Choice, Belong, Boundaries, Freedom, Self-Care, Balance, Self-Reliance, Movement, Fuel, Love, Calm, Safety, Power, Routine, Content, Genuine, Strength, Growth, Mindful, Freedom, Industry, Acceptance, Leisure and Healing.  As (more…)


  • Live Well, Live Strong Quilt
    February 4, 2019
    9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Umbrella with Lindy Lopez

Learn to make your very own custom umbrella.  Lindy will coach us through this pattern designed by Joan Buce, built on a sturdy 48″ umbrella frame. Your kit will include umbrella frame, pattern, and your choice of fabric.  Unique and functional, your finished umbrella will be waterproof and ready for use on a rainy day. (more…)


  • Umbrella with Lindy Lopez
    February 4, 2019
    9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Irish Snails with Peggy Gelbrich

Create a fun quilt where the chain block bounds in and out of the border.  Two blocks and three fabrics is all you need.  Suitable for the confident beginner. Sewing machine required Cost: $75.00   Kit Fee: $65.00 (more…)


  • Irish Snails
    February 5, 2019
    9:00 am - 4:30 pm