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Quilting in Vermont with Sew on the Go: Master the Corner Beam Unit: Majestic Glammer & a New Pattern To Be Named

2024 Quilting in Vermont & Michelle Hiatt’s Sew on the Go Retreat will be held at the Strong House Inn, from Thursday- Monday, November 7-11, 2024.


  • Single, Double, Triple Rates includes; 4 Nights of Hotel Lodging, Quilt Instruction, Sewing Room Fee, and Meals: 4 dinners, 4 breakfasts and 3 lunches.
  • Alcohol is not included but can be purchased for an additional charge.  All alcohol consumed in public places around the Inn, MUST be provided by the Strong House Inn.  If you bring alcohol on property, you may enjoy it in your room only.  This is a Vermont law and a condition of our liquor license.  Please note, we hate being the “bad guy” but we will enforce this policy out of fear of losing our license.  Thank you for understanding.
  • Required Patterns and Tools are an additional charge.  However, they will be available at the retreat for a 15% discount.
  • You will receive your supply list and pre-cutting instructions one to two months prior to the retreat.
  • SEWING ROOM ARRIVAL: Arrival is between 1pm-3pm on Thursday, November 7, 2024.
  • INN CHECK-IN: Hotel check-in will take place at 3pm or as rooms become available.
  • INSTRUCTION BEGINS: Instruction begins at 4pm on Thursday, November 7, 2024
  • HOTEL CHECK-OUT: Hotel check-out will be at 10am on Monday, November 11, 2024.
  • SEWING ROOM BREAKDOWN:  Sewing room breakdown will begin at 11am, on Monday, November 11, 2024 and must be completed by Noon.

2024 RATES

  • Single: Queen – $1300 – Spouse can be added for an additional fee.
  • Double: Queen with a Twin Daybed – $1050 per person



Description: Choose from Michelle’s Majestic Glimmer, Summer Bouquet, or Glorious Splendor

Majestic Glimmer

Summer Bouquet

Glorious Splendor



  • DEPOSIT: A non-refundable $250.00 deposit is required to reserve your space. A check can be mailed to us at Strong House Inn, 94 W Main Street, Vergennes, VT. 05491
  • FINAL PAYMENT: Will be due 90 days in advance of the retreat. Checks are preferred; however, we accept most credit cards as well for your convenience.
  • CANCELLATION: We realize emergencies can occur, however, this can leave a space that may not be able to be filed. Notice must be received 90 days in advance of the start of the retreat.  There will be a $50 cancellation fee for canceling between when you book and the 90 day mark.
  • If you absolutely cannot attend, please try to find your own replacement.
  • If that’s not possible, you may check with Amy to see if there is a wait list.
  • In the event that we are able to fill your space, from the waiting list, and we have met our minimum requirement of attendees, a refund (minus a $50 Administration fee and any other costs incurred) will be considered.



Choose from Michelle’s Majestic Glimmer or her “surprise” pattern to be announced

Majestic Glimmer – Soon to be released

A fabulous combination created by the Majestic Splendor and Spectacular Glimmer blocks. Great skill builder quilt, perfect for a retreat and an Intermediate quilter. This is a fantastic quilt to select a beautiful border, mix in a few small/medium scale coordinates and some solid/tone-on-tone for a great quilt. Four sizes to choose from and requires Pattern and the following Studio 180 Design Tools: Corner Beam, Square Squared, Corner Pop and Tucker Trimmer.

This retreat is limited to 12 people…Book Today!

Retreat Instructor: Michelle Renee Hiatt of Sew on the Go

Michelle has been sewing since before she can remember, and fell in love with quilting over 25 years ago.  Michelle Renee is a certified Professional Process Expert (LSSMBB); she uses her process improvement techniques and applies them to her quilting and teaching others how to simplify their piecing while improving the quality of their quilt making. Michelle Renee teaches throughout the United States at National Quilt Shows and Retreats!

Michelle Renee is the designer for her own pattern line Sew On The Go and her designs have appeared in several international Quilting Magazines. Additionally, she is a Certified Instructor for Studio 180 Design and many of her patterns have been published in their Modern 180 pattern line.

Michelle Renee is known for her humor, enthusiasm and encouragement!

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