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Quilt Camp At Sea

23 January, 2007

Many sewists enjoy using their vacation time to work on unfinished projects or to expand their knowledge of sewing. Uniting your love of sewing with travel to exotic locales is a perfect union of inspiring hobbies. Experience the delight of sewing against a backdrop of ocean mists and quaint islands with the Janome-sponsored Quilt Camp at Sea.

Janome America has teamed with Quilt Camp at Sea to bring you 3 exciting quilting cruises for 2007 and 2008! Imagine: a luxurious Holland America cruise ship packed with nationally recognized sewing instructors, a fully stocked quilt shop, and classrooms full of your favorite Janome sewing machines.
Choose from one of these three fantastic getaways:

2007 Cruise for a Cure, sails through the ports of Alaska and British Columbia, roundtrip from Seattle, WA. This cruise sails from June 24 – July 1, 2007. The ship visits Glacier Bay; Juneau, AK; Sitka, AK; Ketchikan, AK; and Victoria, BC.

2008 Cruise for a Cure: This is a fantastic family vacation: in addition to quilting classes, it features an educational trip through the historic ports of New England and northeast Canada. The ship sails from Boston, MA on August 9 – 16, 2008, and visits Newport, RI; Portland, ME; St. John, New Brunswick; Halifax, Nova Scotia; and Bar Harbor, ME. The cruise includes several featured artists among a talented group of instructors.

2008 APNQ/Quilt Camp at Sea Cruise to Alaska: This trip immediately follows the Association of Pacific Northwest Quilters (APNQ) 2008 Quiltfest in Seattle, WA. This cruise sails through the picturesque glacial wilderness of the Pacific Northwest. Visit Glacier Bay; Juneau, AK; Sitka, AK; Prince Rupert; and Victoria, BC. An accomplished list of instructors will be present to inspire you from August 10 to 17, 2008.

2008 19-Day Cruise to the Panama Canal: Travel from Ft. Lauderdale, FL, through the Panama Canal to Seattle, WA on this amazing cruise excursion. This cruise sails from April 22 to May 11, 2008. Visit Half Moon Cay, Bahamas; Cartagena, Colombia; Puntaernas, Costa Rica; Puerto Chiapas, Mexico; Huatulco, Mexico; Acapulco, Mexico; San Diego, CA; Victoria, B.C.  For more information, and to register for a cruise, please visit , and to register for a cruise, please visit