Welcome to Crafty Retreats

Crafty Retreats offers unique residential quilting and textile art courses to crafting and sewing enthusiasts in the ultimate of inspirational locations. Situated in a mountainous and scenic part of Central France, our holiday retreats give you much more than the chance to be creative.


Our courses are expertly led, include freshly cooked local food, wine and a beautiful environment in which to unwind. Relax in the hot tub or take a leisurely walk in the forest. Visit Crafty Retreats, have great fun and enjoy the stimulating company of those with similar interests to yourself as you design, quilt and sew.

May 14th - May 21st            Jackie Cardy            Free Motion Felt - FULL
May 28th - June 4th             Alex Martin               Illuminated Book Covers - FULL
June 11th - June 18th          Sue Spargo               Folk-tails - SPACES
June 25th - July 2nd            Debbie Maddy          Shibori Masterclass - FULL
July 9th- July 16th               Ali Ferguson              Patchwood Samplers - SPACES
July 23rd - July 30th           Ali Ferguson              (Hi)Stories Uncovered - FULL
Aug 27th - Sept 3rd             Philippa & Gillian      Fabric to Dye For & Improv
Sept 10th - Sept 17th          Rachel Sumner         Applique Pictures - FULL
Sept 24th - Oct 1st              Gillian Travis              Travel Journals - FULL
Oct 8th - Oct 15th                Philippa Adams        Jumbo Applique Animals - FULL

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Pendinnis Gardens


Cornwall PL15 8GZ


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