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Fall Quilt Retreat Ideas: Themes, Recipes, & Group Projects!

Updated: Aug 15

Fall will be here before we know it, and it's one of the BEST times to go on retreat because it's cooler and drier here in the South, and everyone's sewing away at their Christmas gift projects!


Welcome to our latest blog post all about Fall Quilt Retreat Ideas!


As the leaves begin to paint the world in vibrant hues and a crisp breeze fills the air, it's the perfect time to gather with fellow quilting enthusiasts for a delightful and creative escape.


In this post, we'll explore a treasure trove of inspiration for your upcoming quilt retreat, from fun group projects that spark laughter and camaraderie, to mouthwatering recipes that will warm your hearts and bellies. So, grab your favorite mug of pumpkin spice latte and let's embark on a journey filled with quilting joy and autumnal delight!



Fall Quilt Retreat Project Ideas


Whether you're looking for a group project, or just projects to sew on your own at your Autumn retreat, here's some cute ideas for projects!


Pumpkin Fabric Coasters


These are adorable and would be a great group project, or use up your scraps! Get the DIY here!


Sunflower Quilt Blocks


​Love this round up of 10 cute sunflower quilt block pattern ideas (including free ones!)

Fall Recipe Ideas:


Have a Soup Party



This idea is SO fun and would be a very easy dinner plan for a retreat. All you need are 2-3 crockpots for different soups, add bread and toppings, and you're ready to go. You could even get pre-made soups from the deli at the grocery store. If you need ideas, here's a greta blog post with Soup Party tips.


Lasagna is ALWAYS a winner



It's one pan, in the oven, it's comforting, and everyone likes it. Here's a winning recipe if you want to try something new for your next retreat.

Pumpkin Coffee Cake



It's not autumn without pumpkin, right? Coffee cake is an easy DIY dessert that can be a mid-morning coffee break snack, or served after dinner, hot from the oven, especially if it's chilly outside. Get the recipe here!


Fall Quilt Theme Ideas

At Camellia Palms, we love a good retreat theme. Here's some fun ideas for your group!


Fall into Florals


Play it up with sunflowers and autumn blooms at the dinner table, on everyone's sewing tables, and do a group project with warm orange, yellow, and burgundy florals.


Pumpkin Patch


It's not fall without pumpkins right? Go full on pumpkin spice with the coffee, the baked goods, orange group t-shirts, and pumpkin carving or pumpkin decorating.


Witch & Stitch


This is our favorite...invite everyone to bring a halloween costume OR just a witch hat and make things spooky. Add some fun Halloween music on Pandora or Spotify & have fun witchy-themed cookies and desserts.


No fall quilt retreat plans...yet?


Don't have a fall quilt retreat planned with your girlfriends yet??


It's not too late. See our available dates & retreat info here!


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