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Custom Quilt Retreats with Certified Instructor Michelle Ratley
Gather your friends and let us help you create the quilting experience of your dreams!

The classroom attached to Midwest Quilt Company allows quilters to gather, create and socialize in a comfortable, well-lit area. Receive a 15% discount in the shop while participating at a retreat! 

Lunches, snacks, and water can be provided. All irons and large cutting stations are provided, as well as tables and chairs. You may bring personal irons and cutting mats to keep at your table.

This room can accommodate up to 12 quilters and is available from 7 a.m. to Midnight.

If you would like to reserve a workspace for a group 12 or more, we have offsite space available. Please contact Michelle for details, pricing, and options.

Michelle Ratley is a Studio 180 Design Certified Instructor and is available to create a workshop for your retreat, here at Midwest Quilt Company or elsewhere.

Classroom Retreat Rates:
$50/day for the use of classroom and equipment
$10/day per person for lunches, snacks, and drinks


Stay at Americas Best Value Inn right across the street. Double rooms $74/ Quads $84 with continental breakfast available. Mention that you are here for this retreat and receive a discount!

“Dry Camping”
Park your camper/RV in our spacious lot. Sorry, no water/electric hookups at site.

2 miles north of the shop. Visit the City of Shelbina website to learn more about camping at the Shelbina Lake.