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9620 Dry Run Road
Painted post, NY 14870


Watson Homestead is a full service conference and retreat center, open year-round, serving 8000 - 10,000 guests annually.  In addition to hotel-style accommodations and meeting rooms, Watson Homestead Conference and Retreat Center has an indoor, heated swimming pool; climbing tower, historic one room schoolhouse, hiking trails, miniature golf, archery range, ball fields, covered picnic pavilion, full summer cabin area, playgrounds and a meditation labyrinth. Guests are served home-cooked, healthy meals buffet style in our dining room with a fireplace and panoramic view of 375 acres.  Call us today to book a day or overnight meeting or retreat.  Watson Homestead is an excellent location for youth, sports or organizational retreats, weddings, clergy or religious retreat groups, conferences, trade shows, banquets, seminars, quilt, scrapping, yoga and wellness retreats, team building and staff training retreats.

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Cabin Fever Quilting Workshop

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Cabin Fever Quilting Workshop

Watson Homestead 14th Annual Cabin Fever Quilting Workshop!

Friday, Feb 15, 2019 2:00 PM  Sun, Feb 17, 201912:00 PM

The bright, cheery colors of this year’s project are sure to chase away the mid-winter doldrums.  Mexican Cross is a fun fool-the-eye project that is so much easier than it looks. This class starts Friday from 2:00-5:00 PM, and continues to Sunday at noon. As is the case with many of Linda Halpern’s scrap quilt patterns, the construction technique results in cutaways that are used to make a Bonus Quilt that you are sure to love. Begin your weekend Friday 2-5 PM with the included “Fine-tuning your Quilting skills. This is a demo class helpful to all, whether you are new to quilting, or a professional. Tips will range from creating the efficient work space, to improving your piecing skills. There are lots of ideas you are going to want to jot down! We will follow up with a quick gift project to get your creative juices flowing. Please see below for the course schedule and registration page.

Weekend Schedule:

Friday 15th-            2:00pm – 5:00pm “Fine-tuning Your Quiltmaking Skills” Class

                          6:00pm Dinner

                                   7:00pm Mexican Cross Workshop Begins

Saturday 16th-       8:00am Breakfast

                                    9:00am Mexican Cross Workshop Continues

                                    12:30pm Lunch

                                    1:30pm Mexican Cross Workshop Continues

                                    6:00pm Dinner

                                    7:00pm Student Showcase (Bring something to show off!)

Sunday 17th             8:00am Mexican Cross Workshop Continues

                                    9:30am Brunch

                                    12:00pm Weekend Concludes 

****Workshop size is limited to 30 students ****

 Please return information with deposit or call to reserve your spot today. Upon receiving your deposit, Watson will send confirmation, including more detailed supply lists.



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Hotel Style $305 (double occupancy)              Dorm Housing $240

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Checks payable to: Watson Homestead

Register by Phone at: (607) 962-0541 or Mail Completed Form to:

Watson Homestead/Cabin Fever Quilt Retreat,

Watson Homestead Conference & Retreat Center
9620 Dry Run Road, Painted Post, NY  14870
TEL: 607-962-0541       FAX: 607-962-5752


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