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Retreat! Castle Rock, CO
March 21-24, 2019
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Welcome to another gathering at Sally's studio space in Castle Rock, CO! 

As we always do, once you are registered, you will be added to the exclusive Facebook Group for attendees for this venue. 
That's where you'll be able to see pics from last events, connect with your friends that are attending your event, and have conversations with everyone that has been to this venue.  Get any questions you might have answered!   It's lots of fun.  


March 21-24, 2019
Another fun gathering in Sally's studio space in Castle Rock, Colorado!
Come and enjoy a fun, weekend - this one is planned to run the same days as the massive Quilt, Craft & Sewing Festival this is being held in Denver - about a 45 minute drive away!

 - - - - - - - -   LIMIT OF TEN ATTENDEES - BOOK YOUR "HOLD MY SPOT"  ASAP - - - - - - - - 
Sew Like A Rock Star Headquarters
1605 Park Street #C
Castle Rock, CO 80109
720 628-0542

Pricing & Details: Please read below. Read carefully. 

To attend, you must purchase both of these items:

1. Hold My Spot! This item is $49 and must be purchased by all attendees. This is the item that allows us to accurately get a body count for this event without requiring a 50% down deposit, etc. Please purchase this item *first* as soon as you can. First come are first served.. based on the availability of this item. Refund policy for this item: 100% refundable if you change your mind (and give up your place in line) four months before the event: November 21st, 2019. Not refundable after you have made any payment towards your “Full Retreat” item. At least a 50% payment towards your full retreat package (see #2) must be made before two months before the retreat - January 21st, 2019 - or your spot may be forfeited if we have a waiting list.

2. Full Retreat : Sewing Room, Snacks, Lunches & Gifts as described – $250 EARLY BIRD (VIPs $150)  through January 20th, 2019.
 $350 (VIPs $250) retreat price goes in effect January 20th, 2019.

This secures the balance of your reservation.
Refund policy: Fully refundable if cancelled in writing to before December 20th, 2019.
 50% refundable if cancelled before January 20th.
 Full payment due by February 7th, 2019.
No refunds after February 20th unless we re-sell your seat.  

Hold My Spot:  $49

If paid by March 26th: Early Bird: $250 ... VIPs: $150
Full Retreat : $350 ... VIPs: $250

Machine Rental - 4 machines available. First paid, first served - $20

If you are going to want to use one of our machines, we strongly recommend that you select that item when you do your "Hold My Spot". 


The Studio/Classroom
Sally's got a comfy, sunny, bright studio & classroom - complete with a little lounge area as well as a kitchen.

We can comfortably accommodate up to 10 guest sewists - each will have their own table & 3-tray cart for essentials.

Castle Rock, CO

It’s great!,_Colorado

Denver International (DEN) 
45 miles - 45-90 minute drive

Colorado Springs (COS) 
52 miles - 60-90 minute drive


very close: 

Castle Inn
Super 8
many more within 3 miles. 

 If you are not accustomed to our culture, just a few pointers:
• We want you to feel comfy and at home with us. 
• Lunches will be brought in... Sally has some ideas, but we are not opposed to changing things up by what the group would like.
• Snacks, coffee, water, etc will be around all day.
• Kitchen is available for simple things - microwave, hot water, toaster, etc.
• For this venue, most people will have had breakfast at their own homes or hotels - but again, we'll have goodies, too.
• We always get lucky and have local people help out by bringing a couple of extra ironing boards, irons, cutting mats
• Flying in and don’t want to haul a machine? We now have 4 new rentals.  
You’re going to enjoy your time with us! 

Bring your own wine or other alcoholic beverage if you choose.
You also may bring in your favorite beverages like soda, etc. A small refrigerator is available. 
There is coffee, tea & ice provided.
BYOCC - Bring your own coffee cup!   We have typical paper and styro ware.
Keurig - If you have a favorite coffee or other Keurig-able beverage, feel free to use our machine!

About this retreat:
This is an “open sew” type “workshop”. Sally floats around the room and is very helpful. She also does some demos throughout the weekend with some great tips and tricks. Sew any project you’d like from the site (and if you work on something else, nobody has heartburn over it - finish that quilt that has been collecting dust if you want!)

Sew the new BGB PRO bag, if you desire!  Details will be given in your secret group for this venue!

This is the BGB with some fantastic upgrades and features... if you want to make this one, we'll include the pattern & hardware for it.   
Be sure to ask about the fabric and zippers you'll need to bring.  

4 days of sewing, breakfast snackies, beverages, lunches and patterns are included.
Hardware for the new BGB Pro bag, too.
Dinners are on our own - we'll have a "committee meeting" to make it as fun and desirable as we can for everyone.
We can have food brought in if everyone wants to stay and sew while they eat.  

Wednesday: Rock Star Educator training. 
Travel Day for some - NO MEALS served. 
Thursday : Check in to sewing studio begins at 8 am.
Meet and Greet your new sewing sisters:  Coffee, Juice and Pastry in our kitchen.
Contribute your goodies to the Swag Bags - or do it later. 
Get settled in to your sewing space.  

11:00:   Soup and Sandwich type lunch in the kitchen. 

12:45 - Field Trip:  Depart for show - avoiding rush hour Denver
Expect to arrive at show about 1:30
The show is open until 5.
Perhaps we all hit a restaurant for dinner together? (avoiding rush hour Denver)
We'll have a "committee meeting" on that to make it as good as we can for everyone. 

Secret sister gifts begin

Sew as late as you’d like until midnight.  
Friday and Saturday: 
Studio doors open at 7:30 AM
Roll in when you want... this is YOUR time to enjoy yourself. 
Breakfast snackies: Juice, coffee, danish, yogurt - in case you didn't fill up at home or your hotel.  
Noonish: Lunch - we can have delivery or we can go out. We'll decide when everyone is available. 
Snacks, beverages - bring your own to your taste (coffee, tea, iced tea, ice and water is available)
Sew all day!
Secret sister gifts

Sunday: Doors open at 7:30 
Noonish: Lunch - we can have delivery or we can go out. We'll decide when everyone is available.
Checkout of sewing space late in the afternoon
What to Expect!
• A good time! 
• Crazy amount of food. Nobody starves. 
• Sewing is workshop style. Sally is there to give loads of tips and tricks and guide you through any of your Sew Like A Rock Star projects.
• No one is expected to be sewing a certain thing at a certain time. It’s totally a work at your own pace & pleasure retreat!
Legal yada yada yada: If you have any need to communicate with us regarding your reservation, it must be done through No exceptions. This page, and ONLY this page, is where all official information/details will be provided. Terms of cancellation/refunding are listed with each item prior to purchase. Please review this often and read carefully before checking out.Any important communication between Sew Like A Rock Star staff done outside of THIS PAGE or through the email address is not guaranteed to be accurate, nor honored. $20 cancellation fee applies to all refunds. No refunds for this one after February 20th unless we re-sell your seat. 
We look forward to seeing you at this event!  
Sew Like A Rock Star! 

Restaurants Nearby


Toss Asian

Pizza Hut

Granelli's Pizza (our fave) 

within 1 mile:

Waffle House
Village Inn
Toss Asian
3 Margaritas
Randy’s Ribs
Burger King
Donut House
Dairy Queen
Castle Cafe

within 3 miles:
Five Guys
Kentucky Fried Chicken
Outlet Mall Food Court
New Pizza Place - gotta ask Joel about that
New Fabulous Taco Place - same thing - ask Joel - lol
Red Robin
Pho 777

…. and a whole lot more I’m probably not thinking of!

Grocery - all within 5 miles
King Soopers (massive!)



Outlet Mall 
3 miles away

20 minutes away 

Quilt & Fabric Shops

Joann’s - 20 minutes - near IKEA
Sewciety - 10 minutes
High Plains Quilts - 25 minutes
High Country Quilts - 35 minutes
Castle Rock CO March 2019
March 21st-March 24th, 2019
March 21st-March 24th, 2019
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