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Marjorie Burchell was a quilter and it is only natural to gather quilters in her former home to make wonderful quilts. Burchell's White Hill Farmhouse Inn has partnered with Jane Kuehn, owner of the Country Store near Heartwell, to host a series of Quilt Retreats. Here is a sample of our April 2013 Nebraska Whirlwind Quilt Retreat.

Here are the Details from the Fall Retreat 2014:

The 24-hour Retreat will begin October 24, 2014 at 5:00 pm. and end October 26, 2014 at 5:00 pm. Participants will make a  Arrowhead Quilt.The quilt project is designed for beginner, intermediate, and advanced quilters. Class space is limited. Contact Linda Ard at 308-832-1323 or email blard@gtmc.net or Jane Kuehn at 308-563-2330 or email heartwellquilter@yahoo.com

Retreat Costs:
Quilt fabric, instruction, lodging and meals (supper, breakfast, lunch and snacks) is $180.00 per person based on double occupancy and can be paid at the beginning of the retreat.

Retreat participants must furnish their own working sewing machine (or arrange with Jane to rent one) and basic sewing and quilting supplies. The required supply list includes: rotary cutter, sharp blade for cutter, rotary mat, 24" cutting ruler, scissors, grey thread, extra sewing machine needles, seam ripper, pins/pin cushion, and any supplies you usually use. Iron and board are optional.
Tentative Time Schedule:
5:00 pm Orientation
6:00 pm Supper
7:00 pm Begin Working on Quilts
8:00 am Breakfast
12:00 noon Lunch
4:00 pm Share your Quilt 
5:00 pm Adjourn 

Here are pictures of the quilts recreated in just 24 hours:

This was the quilter "first ever" quilt and it will have valued place on the family room couch.

Here are some of the quilter's favorite colors.

Here is a queen-sized quilt.