Dreaming of Alaska – Amazing Quilting Cruise

August 14 – 21, 2021

Stop dreaming of Alaska and make it happen!

We’re giving you permission to come play in Alaska with our educator, Cindy and other quilters from across the world.  Enjoy the cool breezes and amazing scenery of this beautiful part of the globe.

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About the Educator:

Cindy Grisdela

Cindy is an award-winning artist with over 30 years’ experience creating eye-catching quilts. Her first quilt was a queen-sized Trip Around the World where she cut all the squares out using a cardboard template and pinking shears! Despite the problem of getting an accurate seam allowance under those conditions, Cindy was hooked on quilting and never looked back. Although she began as a traditional quiltmaker, her style has evolved into a more modern aesthetic using improvisational techniques. She especially enjoys interpreting two of her favorite traditional patterns, Log Cabin and Drunkard’s Path, in contemporary designs.

Cindy is the author of Artful Improv: Explore Color Recipes, Building Blocks & Free Motion Quilting, and she travels all over the country teaching improvisational design, piecing, and free motion quilting at guilds, shows, and festivals.

Even if you’ve never made an improv quilt before, Cindy’s tips and tricks make the process fun and easy.

Learn more at Cindy’s website and blog at https://cindygrisdela.com or follow her on Instagram @cindygrisdelaquilts

 

About the Project:

Cindy is busy at work, designing a fun, new project for this cruise.  Stay tuned for more details.  Until then, check out Cindy’s website for more about her style and technique.

Itinerary:

  • 14 August 2021:     Depart Seattle at 4pm
  • 15 August 2021:     Cruising and Quilting Day at Sea
  • 16 August 2021:     AM Cruising and Quilting
  •                                Juneau, Alaska from 1pm to 10pm
  • 17 August 2021:     AM Glacier Bay Viewing
  •                                PM Cruising and Quilting Day at Sea
  • 18 August 2021:     Sitka, Alaska from 8am to 5pm
  • 19 August 2021:     Ketchikan, Alaska from 7am to 1pm
  •                                PM Quilting and Cruising
  • 20 August 2021:     Quilting and Cruising Day at Sea
  •                                Victoria, BC from 6pm to 11:30pm
  • 21 August 2021:     Arrive Seattle at 7am

About the Ship:

 

We will be sailing onboard the beautiful Holland America ms Eurodam.  Holland America Line’s first Signature-class ship, Eurodam has recently received many exciting updates. Guests on this graceful ship can enjoy the full Music Walk™ experience, including Lincoln Center Stage, B.B. King’s Blues Club and Billboard Onboard. Explore onboard at a cooking class or hands-on workshop with America’s Test Kitchen, BBC Earth Experiences and a Digital Workshop Powered by Windows®. Dine in your choice of specialty restaurants.

 

Features of this ship include:

  • Main Stage
  • BBC Earth productions
  • Game Shows
  • Lectures
  • Screening Room – Movies with popcorn
  • America’s Test Kitchen
  • BB Kings Club
  • Digital Workshops
  • Fitness Center
  • Casino
  • Music Walk
  • Several bars and lounges to choose from
  • 2 pools, 5 whirlpools
  • Sports Court
  • Retreat – Adult only sun-deck (fee-based)

Package Includes:

  • Onboard accommodations
  • Port fees and taxes
  • Quilting Workshops
  • Complete quilt top kit
  • Nightly Stitch and Sail
  • Welcome Aboard Reception
  • Mug Rug Exchange
  • Group Dining
  • Farewell Reception
  • Machines provided by:

Janome Elna

 

 

Pricing:  ALL PRICING IS IN USD.

Pricing is per person, based on double occupancy.  Other categories and occupancy are available upon request.  Pricing is subject to change until booked and deposited in full.

 

Oceanview: Oceanview staterooms feature a picture window, two lower beds that convert to a queen-sized bed, and private bathroom with tub/shower combination. All staterooms include bathrobes, Elemis bath amenities, complimentary fresh fruit, flat-panel TV and DVD player, personal safe, telephone, and hair dryer.                                                                       

Stateroom Size: 174 – 180 sq ft *

                                                       

                           

Quilter:  $2650                  Non-Quilter:  $2300

 

Verandah:   Verandah staterooms feature floor-to-ceiling windows with a door that opens to a private balcony, two lower beds that convert to a queen-sized bed, sitting area, and private bathroom with tub/shower combination. All staterooms include bathrobes, Elemis bath amenities, complimentary fresh fruit, flat-panel TV and DVD player, personal safe, telephone, and hair dryer.   

Stateroom Size: 212 – 359 sq ft *

 

 

Quilter:  $3150                 Non-Quilter:  $2800

 

 

Payment Schedule:  Monthly Payment Plans are Available Upon Request

(Pricing and availability are subject to change at any time unless booked and deposited)

$350 per person deposit due at time of booking

2nd deposit of $250 due on or before 1 July 2020

Final balance due on or before 1 May 2021

**Trip/Travel Insurance through Travel Guard will be quoted by email following the original deposit.

***Cancellation Fees Apply beginning 1 July 2020 (see Terms and Conditions when registering for details)

 

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