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The two day workshop with Gloria Loughman produced amazing results. So much fun in the classroom, participants had a blast, learnt heaps, dabbled in painting, embelishing, college, tiling and so much more. And just like that, 5 wonderful days with Gloria Loughman have come to an end.

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Check out the awesome works created in the 3 day workshop with Gloria Loughman. The girls had the best time, painting, cutting, stitching, chatting, learning and just being. Gloria is so giving with her techniques and knowledge, we just loved, loved, loved having her in Dorrigo.

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Helen Godden describes herself as an "Arty Farty Extreme Free-Motion Quilter"  - Now is your chance to become one as well. Misty Mountain Getaway is hosting Helen at Macksvilles "Hanging by a Thread".  Join Helen on Tuesday 16th May in her workshop "Quilt-a-Doodle-Do"then stay on and do her Wednesday 17th May workshop  - "Arty Farty Flowers"click on this link to BOOK

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Now is the time, if you have always wanted to learn from one of the best, its time to book your class. Gloria Loughman, amazing, talanted and fun tutor is coming to Dorrigo. Two classes on offer, a two day and a three day. Dynamic Landscapes April 26 - 28 and Landscape Collage April 29 - 30. Classes are limited. So - book today - hover your mouse over the dates, it will take you straight to the booking page - its that simple

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As our Mini 5 day MMG winds down this afternoon, the class has been on fire. Cutting, stitching, designing, reversing, eating, laughing and learning. It has been a fabulous 5 days. Here are some wonderful creations in the making of the 2021 Mystery Quilt.   image4image1


WOW, how about these beauties. The girls had a fantastic day creating some amazing works. There was such a buzz in the classroom which was wonderful to hear. I am sure we will see some awsome quilts in the near future


What more could you want on a chilly winters day in Dorrigo, but to learn free motion movements.

Rachelle has inspired this class with her amazing techniques, helping nurture their creativity. All participants have thoroughly enjoyed this

2 day workshop.


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Did you know that Rachelle has been quilting for 16 years, teaching and working in the Patchwork and quilting industry for over 10 of these. She is also an experienced teacher with a passion to share her knowledge and skills with her students, teaching a wide variety of classes.

Rachelle has been designing her own quilts since she first started quilting and enjoys improving her own skill level by entering quilt competitions. Well known for beautiful machine quilting her show quilts have won numerous awards both Nationally and Internationally including two Best of Australia Awards.

If you are considering doing a workshop with Rachell, book now, dont delay and miss out, you will be very dissapointed. We have only a few spaces available - make it happen - click on the link: book me book me book me


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Did you know that in 124 days, 8hrs, 32mins and 10 seconds, will be the first day of the 2021 Misty Mountain Getaway. !!!!

So, if you havent already booked your holidays, workshops and accommodation- its time . Carolyn and Chris are very excited to see you all back this year, its been a long time inbetween drinks - so to speak!  Dont forget we offer your money back if we have to cancel due to that horrid Covid-19 rearing its ugly head. A super duper discount on accommodation is being offered at the Lookout Mountain Retreat, either jump online here Lookout Mountain Retreat Discount Link or jump on the phone and have a chat - 02 6657 2511.

In town accommodation can be booked at the Heritage Hotel Dorrigo Heritage Hotel Dorrigo Booking Link - They have put rooms aside for the MMG participants, so maybe call them on 02 66572016 - just remember to say you are part of the Misty Mountain Getaway peeps !

Dorrigo also offer a list of Air BnB  accommodation, if that would suit you better. I have attached their f/b link for easy access. Destination Dorrigo Link

Whatever you are doing right at this moment - STOP - its time - time to book a class :) come play with us. CnC x

Alrighty, lets see who can "Guess the Tutor" We are going to give you a little snippet of intell into her quilting world. Dont jump onto  google !!! post us back your answer. Our first one of eight Tutors lined up for this years MMG, which, if you do not already know, is on from September 25th - 30th.

Has been quilting for nearly 40 years.

Her work encompasses all styles with an emphasis on a STRONG colour palette.

Lives in the Blue Mountains

Has a preference at the moment for foundation piecing.

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It was a fantastic week of learning, laughing and meeting up again. We have certainly been starved of that interaction, it felt like our first day of school all over again, a feeling of excitement and anticiption. Gloria was so giving with her wealth of knowledge and her inspiration, the works of art produced look awesome, we cant wait to see these when finished, posted onto our MMG facebook page !

For all of you who could not make it, we have her "booked" to come back - yes sirree, she is going to be back in Dorrigo 2022 - woohooo

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Wow, up here on the beautiful Dorrigo Plateau, we have certainly had some rain. This month alone we have recorded 17inches! Only 3 months into the year and we are already at 44inches, such a different story to the last few years. Fat cattle grazing on green hills of lush grass, birds are cherping merrily, chasing insects and wild ducks in all their glory paddling up a storm in overflowing dams, what more could you want ? ? ? ?  


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Did we happen to mention this amazing talanted Tutor is coming to town! Yes, Gloria Loughman will be here for 5 days, form April 24 - April 28. If you haven't already booked to create a fabulous one on a kind landscape design , you should do it now. This is her only tutoring session in Dorrigo this year, we are very privilaged to have Gloria, as she spends many months overseas tutoring, this is YOUR chance -

so you need to BOOK her Abstract Landscape:  Click on this link and make it happen. 

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What a year it has been to say the least.

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Trying to navigate life and so much uncertainty. So far we are winning and boy oh boy, do we live on a fantastic island.

The exciting news Chris and Carolyn would like to share is, the 2021 MMG is full steam ahead. Planning is well underway with a line up of Tutors you will love to work with.

The webpage Misty Mountain Getaway 2021 program will be ready for viewing from May 1st.

Mini Misty Mountain Getaway Presents: Gloria Loughman offering a 3 day and a 2 day workshop- you really do not want to miss out on this.

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BOOKINGS are OPEN  Book Here

Of course we will be running all our events in a Covid Safe manner, as per NSW Government guidelines. 

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