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Crafters’ and Quilters’ Retreat: Creating with Joy and Laughter

July 8 @ 3:00 pm - July 12 @ 3:00 pm


Enjoy exploring with other creative women the care free joys of summer. Use your imagination and senses to convey the joyful pattern or design of “little fishes” in the deep blue sea, either by quilting, or use another crafting medium. Our morning and evening prayer will focus on experiencing the happiness and joy of life’s ‘sunny side’. There are also opportunities for swimming, hiking and games. Patterns for Quilters’ will be sent upon registration. All participants, please bring the basic equipment needed for your project.

Date & Time: Wed., July 8, at 3pm to Sun. July 12, 2020 at 3pm

Prayer Facilitator: Nancy Erts, OP

Craft Instructor: Patricia Werner

Fee: $375 – $400 (as you are able)

Commuters: $275 – $300 (as you are able)


About the Presenters:

Nancy Erts, OP is a Dominican Sister of Hope and the program specialist at the Center at Mariandale. She holds degrees in education and theology and has completed additional work in psychology, holistic and eco-spirituality. she has been involved in the ministry of adult spiritual development for over 35 years.

Patricia Werner learned to sew in 1965 at St. Joseph’s Mission in Texas, where she also taught migrant Mexican women how to turn simple scraps of fabric into beautiful garments for children. Patricia began quilting in 1998, and now leads quilting and craft workshops and retreats.


July 8 @ 3:00 pm
July 12 @ 3:00 pm
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The Center at Mariandale
299 N. Highland Avenue
Ossining, NY 10561 United States

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