Guild retreats are a great way to meet your fellow guild members, share ideas and have fun sewing on your own projects. If you would like to attend a retreat, please either register at Guild meetings or by email

In-town retreats

In-town retreats are held at Notre-Dame des- Champs on Navan Road.

Hours are:

  • Friday from 10:00 am till 9:00 pm
  • Saturday, from 9:00 am till 9:00 pm and
  • Sunday from, 9:00 am till 4:00 pm.

Cost is $80 for guild members and $95 for non-members and includes meals.

All participants are asked to help with set-up and take down as well as help with one meal serving or clean-up. A sign-up list will be available at the retreat for signing up for meals prep or clean-up.

If space allows guild members may be able to sign up for a second retreat 1 week prior to retreat dates, please email to check availability.

For in-town retreats you can only sign up for one retreat/month

Fall (choose one)

  • October 27-29, 2017 Book Online or November 3-5, 2017 Book Online
  • Registrations for the fall retreats in-town retreats will be taken starting in June either at the guild meeting or on line

Winter (choose one)

  • January 19-21, 2018 or January 26-28, 2018
  • Registrations for the winter in- town retreats will taken starting in November either at the guild meeting or on line

Spring (choose one)

  • April 20-22, 2018 or April 27-29, 2018
  • Registrations for the Spring in-town retreats will be taken starting in February either at the guild meeting or on line


We enjoy eating well at retreats;  here are some of our favourite recipes from past retreats.

Apple Cake

Butternut Squash Soup

Butternut Squash Soup (Paleo)

Beef Barley Soup

Beef Moroccan Stew

Beef Stroganoff

Ice Cream Treat

Carrott Muffins

Cheesecase Cupcakes

Chicken Cacciatore

Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies


Four bean Salad



Morning Glory Muffins

Peanut Chocolate Chip Cookies

Potato Soup

Pumpkin Muffins

Quinoa Black Bean Salad

Quinoa Chocolate Cake

Red Pepper Jelly

Roasted Carrot and Brie Soup

Scalloped Potatoes with Three Cheeses

Seafood Casserole

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