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November 8 - November 11

Free – $425.00

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On November 8th to 12th, 2018 the Embassy Suites by Hilton Boston Waltham, will open its doors and welcome 80 sewists. Each attendee will have a weekend of uninterrupted time to cultivate their creative side. They will have ample time to work on their projects, and throughout the weekend we’ll offer them other means to inspire them through sponsored challenges.


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Registration

Registration Opens on February 12th, 2018 4PM PST | 5PM MST | 6PM CST | 7PM EST

Regular Registration Price $400

(Payment plan available with $25 processing fee, no fee will be applied for full payments)

Included in the Regular Registration Price:

  • Open Social, Thursday Night, November 8
  • Shop Hop, Thursday Day, November 8
  • Breakfasts and lunches on Friday, November 9 and Saturday, November 10
  • Swag-olicious Swag Bag
  • All day access to Sewtopia’s Sewing Lounge(Juki machines will be provided at a first come first serve basis to the first 50 people that register)
  • Swaps and Challenges (if you want to participate)

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Sewtopia + Juki

Sewtopia is partnering with Juki and will be providing (50) sewing machines for attendees to use (first come, first serve). Stay tuned for online promotions with machines from Sewtopia as well.


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Challenges

Throughout the weekend, Sewtopia will offer up sewing challenges to inspire your creativity and there will be prizes. After you register, we’ll email your more information on what the challenges will be. Participation is not required. Sewtopia has teamed up with Michael Miller Fabrics to do a fabric challenge.

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Shop Hop

The best part of getting together for the weekend is letting us take you to the best fabric and quilt stores in the area. A shop hop is like a pub crawl, only you’re shopping instead of drinking. At the time of registration we will ask whether you want to have a spot on the bus. There will be prizes and games on the bus. The shops will offer special giveaways and sale prices to you as well.

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Sewing lounge

Sewtopia’s Sewing Lounge will be open Thursday November 8, 2018 at 5pm and will close that night at midnight. It will reopen on Friday and Saturday at 8am to midnight. Sunday’s schedule will be 8am to noon.

If you’re bringing a machine or items, don’t worry about carrying them back to your room — we’ll lock up every night for you. This time is yours to finish up WIPs or start items for the holiday.

General notions will be provided. Irons, cutting mats, rotary cutters, even thread!

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Pop Up Shop

COMING SOON!

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#SEWTOPIASWAP

Sewtopia will do one official secret swap that attendees can participate in. This is a blind swap, meaning we will not assign you a partner. We ask that that you bring your swap item WRAPPED to the event at check-in and Sewtopia will distribute swap gifts Friday night to open Saturday morning. If you bring an item to swap you get one back.

Smalls Swap | #sewtopiaswap

Rules:

  • If you’re on Instagram, please use this hashtag so others can cheer you on and support your creative process.
  • Money limit is $15, don’t break the bank!
  • Bring your swap item wrapped to Sewtopia.
  • Make sure there’s something saying who it’s from like a label or a slip of paper.
  • Smalls category would be anything smaller than a 24×24 pillow or mini, mug rug, pin cushion, something for a sewing area, or a pouch.
  • Make something that you love, out of fabrics you adore.
  • The folks of Sewtopia will do the secret swap Friday night after the sewing lounge closes. The swap items will be at your sewing station for Saturday morning for you to open.
  • Don’t worry if you don’t do the swap. We will hand out swap gifts only to those who participated.
  • If you have any questions, email me and I’ll collect them all in a FAQs email to everyone.

Hotel & Travel

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Sewtopia | Boston takes place at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Boston Waltham. Located in the Boston’s high-technology and life sciences belt.  With its excellent location, there’s dozens of attractions and shopping venues minutes away.

$165.00 (taxes & fees are not included) | Double Room

CLOSEST AIRPORT
If you’re flying in, the airport you want is Boston Logan International Airport BOS

DRIVING FROM THE AIRPORT
Logan Airport Take the Ted Williams Tunnel to I-90 West. Take 90 West to Route 128/95 North and exit at Winter Street 27B. At the end of the exit ramp, turn right at the light. Then, at the top of the hill, bear right over the highway. Get into the lane for First Avenue. The hotel entrance is on First Avenue at the corner of First Avenue and Winter Street.

PARKING
Embassy Suites self parking.

DRIVING DIRECTIONS
HOTEL RESERVATIONS

Travel FAQ

Embassy Suites only offers self-parking.

If you’re flying in, the airport you want is Boston Logan International Airport BOS.

Venue FAQ

Embassy Suites by Hilton Boston Waltham
550 Winter Street,
Waltham, Massachusetts, 02451,
USA

Breakfast and lunches will be provided in your full registration fee for Friday and Saturday. You will be on your own for dinner. When we choose the location for Sewtopia | Boston we put close to downtown (20 minutes away), so you won’t have a hard time finding a good place to eat. If you need suggestions, please email [email protected] and we’ll be happy to provide you a list.


Details

Start:
November 8
End:
November 11
Cost:
Free – $425.00

Venue

Embassy Suites by Hilton Boston Waltham

550 Winter Street

Waltham,

MA

02451

United States

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Phone:
+1-781-890-6767
Website:
http://embassysuites3.hilton.com/en/hotels/massachusetts/embassy-suites-by-hilton-boston-waltham-BOSWSES/index.html

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