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Monday, December 2, 2019

Party with the Doan Girls in Hamilton!!

There ain't no party like a Hamilton Party, especially when it's with the DOAN GIRLS!!!

February 18-21, 2020

Jenny Doan and her daughter Natatlie, and daughter in law Misty are doing their first ever retreat together!! It is going to be one for the books, and I am so excited to be a part of it.
The retreat will be happening at two locations, the Sewing Center of Missouri Star Quilt Company and at the Event Center of Hotel Hamilton

You can purchase your tickets HERE

We are so excited to announce the first ever Doan Girls Retreat coming to Quilt Town USA in February 2020. Imagine spending time learning from the one and only Jenny Doan and her girls, Natalie and Misty. They truly are an inspiring, fun loving family. Their quick wit and sense of humor will keep you in stitches. You will love spending time sewing and laughing with the Doan girls.
All of the projects are yet to be determined, but don't worry, you will love them!! There will be a couple of large quilts and a couple of smaller projects to work on. All of the fabric you need will be supplied (minus the backing). You only need to bring your favorite basic sewing supplies and notions. You can bring your own sewing machine or you can reserve a sewing machine online. The shops will be open if you happen to forget something or need a new spool of thread! Jenny and her girls will be sharing their favorite quilts, patterns, notions, and more. Please come and join us for our very first Doan Girls Retreat in Hamilton, Missouri.
All of our handicapped guests for the Doans Girls Retreat will be placed at Hotel Hamilton (703 West Berry Street) where all rooms are ADA compliant.

Hotel Hamilton:

Hotel Hamilton is a retreat style hotel in Hamilton, Missouri. The hotel is made up of 6 guest suites. Each suite includes 2 bedrooms, 3-4 bathrooms and a sitting room with cable TV. Each bedroom is a shared room and has 5 twin beds. Essentially your shared suite will have 10 guests (all of the same gender) and you will share 3-4 bathrooms in your suite. All suites are on ground level. The sewing space is just steps away in the event hall.
In the event hall each retreater will enjoy 6 feet of table sewing space with great lighting in a beautiful and large room for the entire group. Sewing Machine Kits are available, if needed, during your stay although we encourage you to bring the machine you are familiar with. Group cutting and ironing stations are provided.
We have a full open kitchen available for guest use during your stay including ice machine, microwaves, fridge, etc.
Hotel Hamilton is 7 blocks from Missouri Star Quilt Company and it's Sewing Center. Shuttle services are provided by Hotel Hamilton for all retreaters to and from Missouri Star Quilt and other locations within the city limits of Hamilton.

Monday Early check in to the Hotel:

If you are wanting to get an early start on the retreat or your flight brings you to Hamilton Monday, you may check in after 4:00 pm. The cost ia $50 per person per night and is payable when you arrive.
Cindy Morris
Retreat Coordinator Extraodinaire
Missouri Star Quilt Company Retreat Center



9:00 am - 3:00 pm Arrival, Set Up, Shopping, Open Sew Time

3:00 - Orientation Meeting

6:00 pm Dinner

The rest of the schedule to follow.

Sewing tables - We do have assigned seating for sewing. If you are traveling with friends and would like to sit together to sew, please contact:

Special Diets----- Email

Meals - Eight meals are provided with each retreat. A continental breakfast will be served Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday mornings. Friday will be a hot Farewell Breakfast. All starting at 8:00 am. Our continental breakfast includes cereal, oatmeal, toast, bagels, yogurt, cottage cheese, hard boiled eggs, & fresh fruit. Lunch and dinner will be provided by our local caterers.
Snack Table - We set out a snack table and encourage you to bring a snack to share with the group.
Shipping - There is free shipping for all of our United States guests who spend over $100 in the shops. We have reduced shipping rates for our foreign customers.

You can bring your unfinished projects from home, or drop in at our stores in town to purchase anything you may want to start something new. PLUS.....our sewing/activity and kitchen areas are available for you to use 24 hrs. a day! And, when you're ready to turn in, you'll sleep like a log in our comfy, cozy beds.

Ages 18 and over please.

+ 8 Meals
+ Unlimited access to our spacious and well-lit sewing space
+ Tables for cutting
+ Ironing boards and irons
+ Sewing tables and electrical outlets
+ A full kitchen (microwave, stove, refrigerator, freezer, dishwasher)
+ Dishes, mugs, flatware
+ Two coffee pots
+ Super comfy, cozy beds
+ Bed linens and towels
+ Sewing machines available for use during retreat as available.
+ "Sewing essentials" kit (cutting board, rotary cutter, ruler, scissors) available for use during retreat as available.

+ Sewing machine (optional, we do have machines to use)
+Thread if you are using our Babylocks
+ Power strip or extension cord
+ Cutting board, cutter, rulers, scissors (optional, we have "sewing essentials" kits to use)
+ Ironing board and iron (optional -- we will have some available for use)
+ Food or Soda (dining options listed above and Hy-Klas Grocery Store 1/2 block from the retreat center)
+ Casual, comfy attire
+ Personal toiletries, blow dryer, ear plugs and pj's
+ Something cushy for your "tushy" (optional)
+ Personal sewing lamp (optional)

We are located 15 minutes east of I-35 and MO Hwy 36, approximately 60 miles north of Kansas City. If you are flying in, you'll want to fly into Kansas City International airport. We are a little over an hour from the airport
REFUND POLICY: This is a NON-REFUNDABLE REGISTRATION. In the event that you register than are unable to come, you may transfer this registration to someone else.

QUESTIONS? Contact us at


Shuttle Options:

Nate Fish 816-527-3037 (Uber Driver)

Liz Manely 816-351-9172 (Shuttle Driver)

Keith Gilbert 816-295-8606 (Inn Transit)

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