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November 3-4, 2018: Bishop Hill Weaving Retreat

from 175.00
Hosted by Hopewell Weaving and the Twinflower Inn at Bishop Hill

Immerse yourself in a creative and relaxing environment as you learn to weave. The schoolhouse offers a beautiful setting to learn something new, meet new friends and enjoy the atmosphere of this lovely historic village. 

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 Weaving a Flower Garden

Boundweave Flower

 

Weave figures in Boundweave, using beautiful colored wool. Learn about this fascinating weave and how to draw your own designs.

Boundweave figures are beautiful in wall hangings and rugs, using a cotton or linen warp and wool for the weft.

The looms will be warped and ready to weave. This workshop is perfect for beginners and more advanced weavers.

 

Pricing & Packages

 

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Package 1: The Overnight Retreat - $345

This 2-day, 1-night package is great for those who don't have to travel too far.

  • 2-Day Workshop (1 participant)
  • Yarn and project materials
  • Use of loom and equipment
  • 1-Night stay at a Bishop Hill B&B (Saturday)
  • Meals on Saturday: Lunch and Dinner
  • Meals on Sunday: Breakfast and Lunch

 

Package 2: The Ultimate Retreat -  $495

This 2-day, 2-night package is perfect for Chicago travelers or those traveling an hour or more!

  • 2-Day Workshop (1 participant)
  • Yarn and project materials
  • Use of loom and equipment
  • 2-Night stay at a Bishop Hill B&B (Friday & Saturday)
  • Meals on Saturday: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Meals on Sunday: Breakfast and Lunch

 

Package 3: The Roommate Retreat 1-night - $545 (Saves $145)

Two friends will have a blast together with weekend of weaving while sharing a 2-bed room. 

  • 2-Day Workshop (2 participants)
  • Yarn and project materials
  • Use of looms and equipment
  • 1-Night stay at a Bishop Hill B&B in a room with a Queen Bed and Daybed (Saturday)
  • Meals on Saturday: Lunch and Dinner
  • Meals on Sunday: Breakfast and Lunch

 

Package 4: The Roommate Retreat 2-nights - $795 (Saves $195)

Two friends will have a blast together with weekend of weaving while sharing a 2-bed room. 

  • 2-Day Workshop (2 participants)
  • Yarn and project materials
  • Use of looms and equipment
  • 2-Night stay at a Bishop Hill B&B in a room with a Queen Bed and Daybed (Friday & Saturday)
  • Meals on Saturday: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Meals on Sunday: Breakfast and Lunch

 

Workshop Only - $195

  • 2-Day Workshop (1 participant)
  • Yarn and project materials
  • Use of loom and equipment
  • Lunch both days

Looking to book an extra night or need a package option not listed above? Contact Jennie Hawkey to discuss special arrangements at 309-224-9258.

How to Get Here

Bishop Hill is in North-Central Illinois. It is easy to get to and easy to get around Bishop Hill and the surrounding countryside. Just off I-80.

12 miles – Kewanee 

25 mile - Galesburg

55 miles – Peoria

150 miles - Chicago

There will be plenty of free parking available at both of the inns and at the schoolhouse where class is held. 

 

Past Participants say…..

Wonderful experience! Our fellow weavers made the event - lots of levels of experience and willing to share.

As last year your patience and "oh we can fix that" attitude made for a stress free second weaving experience!

Jennie's excitement and passion about weaving is contagious! She has helped me realize a long-time dream of becoming a hand-weaver!

 

Additional Details

Class size is limited to 10 participants so please sign up early. Registration is due by Friday, October 19, 2018.

This class is geared for adults.

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations must be made 2 weeks in advance for a full refund. Cancellations made less than 14 days in advance will be refunded at 50% of total paid.

Meet the Teacher

Working from her home studio located in Hopewell, Illinois, Jennie produces her handwoven accessories and house goods using four and eight harness looms. But her first love is teaching fiber arts and she offers a variety of classes, both at her home and at surrounding arts organizations and libraries.

Jennie Hawkey

Hopewell Weaving

HopewellWeaving@gmail.com

www.HopewellWeaving.com

309-224-9258