2009 RETREAT - OCTOBER 15-18, 2009
Bonus Workshop - OCTOBER 15, 2009
The life-full splendor of the sea beakons to the heart and mind for the opportunity of peace and inspiration. On the water and off the beaten path, the Avila Lighthouse Suites offers our beaders a secluded retreat in the charming town of Avila Beach. This lovely hotel is just steps away from the ocean and is sure to inspire you.
Connect with other beaders and experience a retreat at the Avila Lighthouse Suites,
which pampers you with a seaside experience with lavish surroundings and amenities. Join us in this unforgettable experience that gives you hands-on workshops to further evolve your beadwork skills, connect with other ardent beadworkers and enjoy the splendor of the sea. You are sure to have a wonderful time!
This beadwork retreat includes the following:
Three workshops with original designs by Carol Wilcox Wells
Optional free bonus workshop by Melanie Potter*
Professionally illustrated patterns for each design
Meet the Teachers & Welcome Reception
Gourmet lunches each workshop day (3 days)
Complimentary bead mat to take with you
Refreshments and beverages throughout the event
On-site bead shop for student's convenience
Evening dinner event with group
*Space is limited and reserved on a first-come-first-serve basis.
See what students have to say about their retreat experience.
"I wanted to thank you for the well planned and executed beading retreat." T. Walker
"My first retreat! It was the best - you've spoiled me. I had such a good time and learned so much this will be an annual event." L. Brier
"This was a fabulous retreat, so well organized and the size of the classes was great." J. Lenhart
"It was a wonderfully rewarding experience." Donna D.