Quiltworx University Williamsburg 2020 quilt retreat with Judy Niemeyer
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Quiltworx University- Williamsburg- 2020

    Quilting friends! Please join Threads Run Thru It at the very first Quiltworx University in Williamsburg, Virginia March 29-April 3, 2020 at the impressive Kingsmill Resort.  Judy’s Quiltworx University is for the beginner to the most experienced paper-piecers. You will enjoy the opportunity to work with Judy, Judel and some of the most knowledgeable Certified Instructors.  In addition to great fun and fellowship, you will learn Judy’s foundation paper piecing process, speed-cutting, chain-piecing, curved piecing.  With Judy’s new pattern mixers, you have the incredible opportunity to create a one of a kind quilt.  With registration you will receive 6-months of Quiltster and will be able to use this program before the event to plan your project from block selection to selecting fabrics featured for the event that you love. The opportunity to work with Judy and her staff doesn’t come around often, she will be demonstrating use of her products, tools, and short cuts to complete amazing quilts. If you want to make a once in a life time quilt, this is the event for you!  

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Kingsmill Resort Information

Kingsmill Resort in Williamsburg Virginia site of Quiltworx UniversityWhen it comes to Kingsmill, it's not just another resort.  It's like another world nestled into Williamsburg, Virginia.  With it's unparalleled range of accommodations, stunning James River setting, two must-play championship golf courses and boundless range of recreational activities and leisure pursuits right on the grounds, Kingsmill is a relaxing, fun, and memorable waterfront escape.The only AAA Four Diamond Condominium Resort in historic Williamsburg, Kingsmill Resort offers luxurious riverside accommodations. From it's (anything but) standard guestrooms to our 1,2, and 3-bedroom condos they have the perfect place to rest your head after a busy day.  And if the beautiful guestroom hasn't already swept you away, resort amenities like fantastic golf, a relaxing spa, and sumptuous dining options will enhance your visit. Because when you stay at Kingsmill, it’s more than just a hotel room—it’s an experience.
Kingsmill Resort entrance
  • Complimentary shuttle to and from Colonial Williamsburg®, Busch Gardens®, Water County USA® and other area attractions
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Complimentary parking
  • Complimentary use of three pools, including "Lazy James"
  • Complimentary access to the fitness center, including a complete schedule of classes

Call 1-800-832-5665 to reserve your guestroom, and mention Quiltworx University to receive a special rate.

Convenient On-Site Dining

Enjoy an active day of recreational activities at Kingsmill or get out and explore Williamsburg’s attractions, but be sure to save your appetite! Kingsmill offers a wide array of on-site restaurants and eateries to satisfy everyone (including pizza and homemade ice cream):Elements dining at Kingsmill Resort in Williamsburg, VA

  • Elements 1010 | Open daily for breakfast and Tuesday - Sunday for dinner
  • James Landing Grille | Riverfront restaurant with outdoor dining
  • Eagles | Open daily for lunch & dinner
  • The Mill Coffee & Sweets | Open daily, from coffee and fresh baked pastries to homemade ice cream!
  • Currents | Casual poolside dining

Williamsburg Attractions



WILLIAMSBURG HISTORICAL ATTRACTIONS:
History comes to life in Colonial Williamsburg through thousands of archaeologists, researchers, historians, historical interpreters—and even you. Become part of “The Revolutionary City” adventure and witness the collapse of the royal government and join the debate over the Declaration of Independence. the two‐hour daily event reflects Williamsburg’s role in one of America’s defining periods.

Jamestown Settlement and Yorktown Victory Center are two living history museums that engage visitors in nearly two centuries of our nation's history ‐ from the founding of America's first permanent English settlement in 1607 to the decisive Revolutionary War victory in 1781 and implementation of the Constitution and Bill of Rights. In 2007, Jamestown Settlement celebrated its 400th anniversary with several permanent exhibits, a new introductory film and revitalized living‐history areas. Together, they resented the story of 17th‐century Virginia and its Powhatan Indian, English and western central African cultural origins.

WILLIAMSBURG SHOPPING:
Merchant’s Square is a shopping area adjacent to the Colonial Williamsburg historic area and includes 30 shops and services offering fine dining, bookstores, and apparel shops.

Premium Outlets Williamsburg is a designer outlet center featuring more than 90 stores including Nike, Eddie Bauer, Ann Taylor, J. Crew, Nine West and more.

Williamsburg Outlet Mall features more than 60 shops. This mall offers shoes, gifts, accessories, housewares, linens, sportswear, and much more.

Williamsburg Pottery Factory, originally founded in 1938, the Pottery is now a 200‐acre complex welcoming more than 4 million visitors annually. Find everything from china, crystal, plants, carpets, kitchenware, candles to pottery, glass, and sporting goods.

New Town Williamsburg New Town is 365 acres of shopping, restaurants, entertainment, offices and homes. In New Town you’ll find an extensive outdoor shopping mall, fine restaurants and quick eating, a 12‐screen movie theater, banks and financial services, salons and gyms.

Go Ape Treetop Adventure Course Challenge your family to swing from the trees, navigate aerial obstacles and zip across the sky in Freedom Park. Go Ape’s expert instructors will guide you through a two to three hour outdoor adventure, aiming for a “tree-mendous” guest experience every time.

Williamsburg Premium Outlets Whether you want to get a jump on your holiday shopping or just find the best values for your family, you can save 25 – 65% every day at Williamsburg Premium Outlets. This collection of 135 swoon-worthy stores includes Coach, DKNY, J.Crew, Michael Kors, Nautica, Nike, Polo Ralph Lauren and more.

WILLIAMSBURG WINE TASTING TRAIL

Williamsburg Winery: The largest winery in Virginia, the Williamsburg Winery offers tours and tastings of its award-winning wines, a vineyard on its 300 acres and two excellent dining venues, the Gabriel Archer Tavern and Café Provençal. The winery offers a Tour and Tasting with Dinner Experience that includes a tasting of seven vintages plus a three-course dinner at Café Provençal.

The Colonial Wine Trail: The Colonial Wine Trail features four of Virginia’s best wineries, including the Williamsburg Winery, and all within a one-hour drive of Williamsburg. No matter where you start or finish your wine trail adventure, you are sure to enjoy great wines, great food and lots of fun along the way.

Alewerks Brewing Company: Williamsburg’s first microbrewery, Alewerks is a directfired brick-clad Peter Austin brew house. It offers brewery tours and tastings in its tap house and outdoor terrace, where 10 beers are on tap and a cask ale is served weekly. It makes small batches of beers like a mesquite-smoked brown ale and a Belgian-style dubbel as well as seasonal flavors like pumpkin spice.

The Virginia Beer Company: The Virginia Beer Co. is a new craft brewery, taproom and beer garden that opened in the spring of 2016. Virginia Beer focuses on a small, highquality core lineup and rotating limited-edition beers using a custom-designed pump system. Its location offers an indoor tasting room as well as an outdoor beer garden including a weekly featured food truck.

Brass Cannon Brewing Co.: The Brass Cannon Brewing Co will offer kegs, growlers and draft selections in a brand new tasting room just down the street from AleWerks. In addition to its five brews, it offers four rotating seasonal selections.

Silver Hand Meadery: The area’s first meadery opened in early 2016 to offer this ancient honey-based fermented drink, entirely produced on the premises. The Silver Hand Meadery offers tastings and light-food pairings with the mead production completely visible to patrons.

Copper Fox Distillery: Copper Fox is opening a new facility in Williamsburg this summer to feature a new line of spirits. It currently produces handcrafted whiskey from scratch, including the first applewood-aged whiskey in the world. Copper Fox focuses “on the flavoring of the malt using selected smoldering fruitwoods and hand-cut toasted fruitwood that add a range of natural flavors in the maturation process.”

Williamsburg Distillery: This craft micro-distillery offers “American Heritage” spirits using 18th-century recipes and techniques: bourbon and gin using Virginia grains, and rum using organic, non-GMO grade-A molasses – just as they would have been made in the early 1700s. Its Williamsburg Bourbon is the only bourbon in the world made with Indian corn. The distillery will be part living-history museum.