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Quilting in Vermont- Lemoyne and More November Retreat with Sew on the Go by Michelle Renee Hiatt

Two ladies standing and holding up a quilt with a design made up of white, green, blue, yellow, pink, and red fabric

Dates: November 10 – 13, 2022

Cost:  $700 ppdo / $876 so

Quilt Retreat Includes: 3 nights lodging and ALL MEALS ARE INCLUDED (3 casual dinners, 3 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 2 afternoon teas). Sewing room set-up, teacher fee and taxes.


Master the Lemoyne Star!  Choose from any of these projects and learn multiple Lemoyne Star technique.

All the projects a focus on the Studio 180 Rapid Fire Lemoyne Star tool, which makes a multitude of different Lemoyne stars, all featured amongst these quilts.  All projects come together easily with the use of the Studio 180 Design Rapid Fire Lemoyne Star and Tucker Trimmer.*

Lemoyne Star is typically one of those bucket list techniques, that usually requires Y Seams and a great deal of quilt experience.  The Rapid Fire Lemoyne Star provides a tool and technique that will allow any quilter to quickly, easily, and accurately piece traditional Lemoyne Star!  Michelle’s instructions will take you step-by-step through the block, whether you are right or left handed, which will be strip pieced and assembled without using any “Y” seams.   As the beauty of all the Studio 180 tools, the blocks will be slightly oversized and will be trimmed to the exact size using the tools. Michelle will provide step-by-step instructions, great general sewing tips, and her energy will keep you motivated.

All tools and patterns can be purchased at the workshop or through Michelle with a Quilting in Vermont discount.

*Some patterns require additional tools. Noted Below.

Project Options are:

  • Liberty Court
    • Intermediate or above skill set
    • Combines Liberty Lemoyne Stars blocks with Court House Steps blocks to form a beautiful quilt.
    • 4 Quilt Size options to choose from: Wall 52” x 52”, Throw 66” x 66”, Double 78” x 78”, Queen 90” x 90”
    • Requires Studio 180 Design Rapid Fire Lemoyne Star and Tucker Trimmer tools.
  • Holiday Extravaganza
    • Confident Beginner or above skill set
    • The first of Michelle’s Holiday Medallion Quilts.
    • 3 Quilt Finishing options (different Borders): Large Throw sizes; either 64” x 64” or 76” x 76”
    • Requires Studio 180 Design Rapid Fire Lemoyne Star, Tucker Trimmer, *Wing Clipper and *V Block tools.
  • Loco for Lemoyne Stars
    • Intermediate or above skill set
    • Combines 7 different Lemoyne Star techniques in one Quilt: Lemoyne Star, Strip-Pieced Lemoyne, Lemoyne as Triangles, Liberty Lemoyne, Banded Lemoyne, Blazing Lemoyne and Fussy Cut Lemoyne.
    • 2 Quilt Setting options, both finishes at Large Throw 72” x 72”.
    • Requires Studio 180 Design Rapid Fire Lemoyne Star and Tucker Trimmer tools.

About Michelle Renee Hiatt
Michelle Renee is passionate about quilting. She started her love affair 20+ years ago in the 1990s. Michelle Renee is a certified Professional Process Expert (LSSBB); she uses her process improvement techniques and applies them to her quilting and teaches others how to simplify their piecing while improving the quality of their quilt making. Additionally, Michelle Renee is a certified Studio 180 Design Instructor, trained by Deb Tucker, and designs for Modern 180. Michelle Renee’s designs are featured in Fon & Porter’s Love of Quilting Magazine, Quilter’s Newsletter and Modern Quilting Unlimited Magazine. Furthermore, Michelle Renee teaches throughout the northeast, including at American Quilt Society’s Quilt Week. She is known for her humor, enthusiasm and encouragement! By the end of any of Michelle Renee’s classes you will become more at ease with your quilt piecing and find yourself stress-free. She can be reached on her website at

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