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

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 22-24, 2021 or October 29-31, 2021
  • Registration for the fall in-town retreats will be starting August 1st or at the September guild meeting or by email (Oct 22-24 or Oct 29-31)


Winter (choose one)

  • January 21-23, 2022 or January 28-30, 2022
  • Registration for the winter in-town retreats will be starting November 1st or at the November guild meeting or by email (Jan 21-23 or Jan 28-30)


Spring (choose one) 

  • April 22-24, 2022 or April 29-May 1, 2022
  • Registration for the spring in-town retreats will be starting February 1st or at the February guild meeting or by email (Apr 23-25 or April 29-May 1)



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

Ham and Lentil Soup with Barley

Chicken Potpie Chowder

Orange Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

Baked Chicken with Cheese and Mushroom

Chicken and Mushroom Casserole

Leek and Potato Soup

Mac & Cheese

Potato soup

Baked Bean

Carrot and Brie Soup

Carrot Cake

Carrot Soup

Chicken Swiss Cheese Casserole

Corn and Potato Soup

Easy Oven Beef and Vegetable Stew

Garlic Chickpea Potato Spinach Soup


Spinach Lasagna

Chocolate Chip Cookies Cheesecake Bars

Layered Pineapple Dessert

Common Thread Quilt Guild