Quilting Classes Classes


If you are reading this

we both know you cannot get enough of it!


Exercise your obsession

in a turn-of-the-century Georgian Mansion.


Your Instructor

Bring your enthusiasm and your supplies to a quilt retreat** and we will have for you a well-lit room, plenty of space, and a great instructor.

Frankie resides in Adams County, Pennsylvania. She belongs to Everybody’s Quilt Guild in nearby Westminster, MD.

She has had a lifelong love of quilting. Her expertise includes paper piecing, appliquéing by machine, machine quilting and hand dyeing her own fabric.

She has been the quilting instructor at the Inn for over six years .

If you have enjoyed any of Jennifer Chiaverini's novels and you are searching for your own Elm Creek Manor, you have found it.

Click here for better picture of the March 2016 Quilt

Click here for better picture of the July 2016 Quilt



  • 5 pm - social hour and show and tell. Meet Frankie and the owners, Jim and Lisa McCoy. Enjoy a glass of wine, beverages, and snacks.
  • 7 pm - dinner in Byron's Dining Room. Chef Dan Nowalk will prepare special menu for the group. We have a full bar with a selection of wine, beer, and liquor.
  • 8 am - a delicious breakfast is served.
  • The Great Room of the Inn will be prepared for the classes. The room is bright, big, and beautiful. Beverages are served during all sessions.
  • 9 am to 12 pm - work session.
  • 12:30 pm - lunch is served.
  • 2 pm to 5 pm - work session.
  • 7 pm - dinner is served.
  • Optional - "work alone time" is available until 11:30 PM. If instead you decide to relax for the rest of the night, you may enjoy the game room with a pool table, air-hockey, and other games and puzzles.
  • 8 am - another delicious breakfast is served.
  • 9 am to 12 pm - work session.
  • 12:30 pm - lunch is served.
  • 2 pm to 3:30 pm - last work session.
Your Guest Room

Let's talk comfort. Our beds are fantastic! Every room is unique like your quilts are - take your pick. The best linens you can imagine, down pillows and comforters to embrace you, the softest robe and towels to ever touch you! Every room has a queen or king bed and a private bathroom.


The price for this weekend is $480 per person and worth every penny!

Includes room for 2 nights single occupancy, 2 breakfasts, lunches, dinners, beverages, gratuities - single occupancy - excluding taxes, wines, beer, and spirits.

2nd quilter in room with meals - $375

Non-quilter in room with meals - $275

For this event only, all rooms will be sold at the same discounted price on first-come,
first-pick basis.

For the non-quilters - discounted golf at Whitetail - Shopping at Prime Outlets
Swimming at Cowan's Gap and more!

**We provide tables, ironing boards, and irons. You bring the sewing machine and the rest of your tools. Frankie will email you a list of required materials.

There must be at least one person per room participating in the quilting class retreats. Full regular room rates will apply if there is not at least one person per room participating in the quilting class. The class and dining package are not available unless there is one participant per room.

Several wonderful quilt shops in the area have offered us discounts! Shop Hop anyone?


2015 Dates
Dec. 4-6

2016 Dates
Mar 18-20
July 8-10
Oct - TBD
Dec. 2-4

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