Moonlight Garden & Retreat

March 12-15, 2020
Instructor: Michelle Renee Hiatt - Studio 180 Design Certified Instructor
Cost: $605.00 per person based on Double Occupancy and $718.00 for single occupancy

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.

Moonlight Garden 

Description:  Moonlight Garden is an eye-catching display of Lemoyne Star and Straw Flowers set on a split two-toned background. The Lemoyne Star Flowers, made with Jelly Roll strips (2 ½” Strips) or yardage, come together easily
using the Rapid Fire strip-piece method. The split two-toned background amongst the Straw Flowers creates a magnificent moonlight cascade through-out the quilt. The pattern offers four quilt sizes and settings, each unique, showcasing the quilt’s block setting.

Quilt Sizes: Throw, Twin, Double, Queen

Requires: Pattern, Rapid Fire Lemoyne Star, Tucker Trimmer III, and Corner Pop


Description: Michelle designed this quilt while retreating in Rangeley, Maine with a great group of friends.  Retreat is made up of two blocks; Daylilies at Noon and a block known as Nameless. You will learn several techniques within these blocks; Pickets and Quickets, Shaded 4-Patch, Stacked Squares, and Combination Units.  You could elect to make the quilt with multiple flowers colors as Michelle has chosen or you could make the flowers all in the same fabrics.

Quilt Sizes: Wall, Throw, Twin

Requires: Pattern, Tucker Trimmer, Wing Clipper and Square²

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