The West Country Retreat - 2nd November 2022

The West Country Retreat - 2nd November 2022

2nd, 3rd & 4th November 2022


Three days of sewing, relaxing and socialising at the beautiful Dartington Hall Hotel in Totnes, Devon


We will be creating a lovely sewing space in the Great Hall at the Hotel which is light and airy with plenty of room for you to make a project of your choice.

We will be on hand to help with lots of tips and techniques; there will also be demonstrations and talks from Claire.


Refreshments and a buffet lunch will be provided each day with afternoon tea on Friday before you head home.


Rooms will be available at the hotel on a first come first serve basis with a discounted rate.


What You Need To Bring:

Sewing project including pattern,

fabric & notions,

a machine with leads and accessories,

extra light (optional).

Sewing Box.

Sewing Machines are available to hire from us at £10 per day


What We Will Provide:

Gift Bag,


Irons & ironing Boards,

pressing tools,

haberdashery shop


How Each Day Will Go (ish)

Day 1

10.00 - Welcome, Refreshments & Introductions - Discussion - The Vital Statistics
10.30 - Start Sewing Projects

13.00 - Buffet Lunch

13.45 - Work on Projects

15.00 - Refreshments

16.30 - End of Sewing Day

18.30 - Welcome Drink

20.00 - Dinner TBC (optional)

Day 2

09.00 - Sewing Projects

11.00 - Guest Speaker - TBC

12.00 - Sewing

13.00 - Lunch

13.45 - Work on Projects

15.00 - Refreshments

17.00 - End of Sewing Day

17.30 - Visit Stone Fabrics in Totnes

19.30 - Dinner venue TBC (optional)

Day 3

09.00 - Sewing Projects

11.30 - Refreshments

13.00 - Buffet Lunch

13.45 - Sewing Projects

16.00 - Farewell Afternoon Tea

Timings are approximate with lots of fun things planned.

The cost of dinner is not included so eating at the hotel or offsite is flexible.

More information will be provided on booking


Maximum Number of Students: 26


The balance will be due 1st September 2022

Level: All

Venue: Dartington Hall Hotel, Totnes, Devon

Dates: 2nd, 3rd & 4th November 2022

Start/End time: 9.00am-5pm

Duration: 3 days

Tutor: Claire Tyler

  • Cancellation Policy

    If for any reason you cannot make the Sewing Retreat, you may obtain a refund or a transfer less the deposit to a different date within 8 months of the original booking, subject to availability. You may also transfer the booking to a different name. Should you wish to cancel your booking, you must notify us in no less than 28 days before the Sewing Retreat date to obtain a refund less the deposit or workshop/name transfer.

    Deposits paid are non-refundable or transferrable.

    Any transferred bookings will be charged at the price of the new date selected.

    Any cancellations made within less than 28 days of the Sewing Retreat date will not be refundable or transferrable.

    We suggest that you consider course cancellaion insurance to protect you in case of illness, injury or other unforeseen circumstances

    In exceptional circumstances we may have to cancel a Sewing Retreat. If that happens we will give you as much notice as possible and will try to accommodate you on a different date, or refund your fee paid, whichever you prefer. We do not accept liability for travel or other costs.