June 2 – 11, 2016

This is the perfect quilting cruise for those who find it easiest to travel during the summer months, such as teachers or students.  Get away for the summer on this perfect blend of the Caribbean.  Start with a visit to the pink sand beaches of Bermuda and then move south to the Eastern Caribbean. 

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Laura Blanchard

About the Educator:

We are thrilled to welcome Laura Blanchard of Plum Tree Quilts to the Quilt Retreat at Sea family.  Laura is a quilter, teacher and designer.  She began quilting in 1987 and has been teaching since 1998.  Laura enjoys teaching classes of all levels where she can share her enthusiasm for quilting.  She particularly enjoys seeing her students’ satisfaction in their accomplishments.  In 2008, Laura was nominated for Teacher of the Year by Professional Quilter magazine.

Laura’s numerous patterns are designed for all skill lecvels using cvarying techniques and are great inspiration for classes.  She designs quilts for a variety of fabric companies, including Red Rooster, Northcott, and Hoffman.  Her quilts have appeared in Fabric Trends, Love of Quilting, Quilt, McCall’s, and British Patchwork and Quilting magazines, and in Jennifer Chiaverini’s book, Return to Elm Creek.

The Project: 

More details about the project to come.


  • 2 June:     Depart Newark at 4pm
  • 3 June:     Quilting and Cruising
  • 4 June:     Bermuda 8am to 4pm
  • 5 June:     Quilting and Cruising
  • 6 June:     St. Maarten 12:15pm to 8pm
  • 7 June:     San Juan 7am to 1pm
  • 8 June:     Labadee 8am to 4pm
  • 9 June:     Quilting and Cruising
  • 10 June:   Quilting and Cruising
  • 11 June:    Arrive Newark at 7am


About the Ship:

Anthem of the Seas

We will be sailing onboard Royal Caribbean’s brand new Anthem of the Seas. There is only one word to describe this second ship of the Quantum class – WOW!  Newly designed staterooms, game-changing technology, groundbreaking venues, and the best dining ever!




Features of this ship include:

  • RipCord by iFLY
  • North Star
  • Bumper Cars
  • Aerial Shows
  • Dynamic Dining
  • Vitality Spa
  • State of the art Fitness Center
  • Outdoor, poolside movie screen
  • Adults-only Solarium pool
  • Whirlpools
  • FlowRider surf simulator
  • 30-foot high Rock Climbing Wall
  • Casino Royale
  • Music Hall
  • Nightly entertainment


Package Includes:

9 nights onboard accommodations                                       Giveaways, Door Prizes, etc.

All port fees and taxes                                                              Group Onboard Activities

Prepaid Onboard Gratuities                                                   Group Onboard Dining

Workshops/Teaching Fees                                                     Machines provided by Janome

Complete Project Kits



Pricing is per person, based on double occupancy.  Non-Quilters may deduct $250 from advertised rates.   Other categories and occupancy are available upon request.


                  Balcony Stateroom:  $2650

Payment Schedule:

$250deposit per person due at time of registration

$250 deposit per person due on or before September 1, 2015

Final balance due on or before March 1, 2016


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

***Cancellation Fees Apply beginning September 1, 2015 (see Terms and Conditions when registering for details)


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