August 29 – September 8, 2022
Join us for this adventure to the Caribbean while we learn the techniques for perfect corners from
In addition to the fun quilt you will create, you will also enjoy a rare visit to Caribelle Batik,
with a behind the scenes tour and a chance to stamp your own quilt block.
The Educator: Carmen Geddes
Carmen brings her love of quilting and people together for a fun week of learning. Enjoy her friendly, low-key approach and her great quilting techniques!
She was named Teacher of the Year at HMQS.
She has taught at many quilt shows around the country including Houston Quilt Festival and Road to California. Her quilts have been featured in Fons and Porter Scrappy Quilts and Love of Quilting, Quilter’s Newsletter, and McCall’s Quilting and Embroidery magazines.
She resides in Spanish Fork, Utah.
She has developed Tensisters Piping Tool and the Tensisters Easy Piecing Grid with its companion books, Ten Quilts for Ten Sisters, Quilts for Kids, Seven Brothers Block Party and Around the Block Quilts.
Are you ready for a Batik adventure? Create a Scrappy Tropical Splendor with EasyPiecing Grid!
A fun, fast, and accurate way to piece quilts! Perfect points and corners every time! Finishes around 48 x 54 for a nice wall or lap size.
- 29 August 2022: Depart from Ft Lauderdale at 4pm – Evening Make and Take by Janome
- 30 August 2022: Quilting and Cruising Day at Sea – Welcome Reception – Evening Open Sew
- 31 August 2022: Quilting and Cruising Day at Sea – Welcome Reception – Evening Open Sew
- 1 September 2022: St Johns, Antigua from 8am to 5pm – Evening Open Sew
- 2 September 2022: Castries, St Lucia from 8am to 6pm – Evening Open Sew
- 3 September 2022: Bridgetown, Barbados from 8am to 6pm – Evening Open Sew
- 4 September 2022: Fort de France, Martinique from 8am to 6pm – Evening Open Sew
- 5 September 2022: Basseterre, St Kitts from 8am to 6pm – Private Group Tour of Caribelle Batik – Evening Open Sew
- 6 September 2022: Quilting and Cruising Day at Sea – Evening Open Sew
- 7 September 2022: AM Quilting and Cruising – Afternoon Quilting Games – PM Farewell Reception
- 8 September 2022: Arrive Ft Lauderdale at 7am – Disembarkation per Celebrity Cruises
About the Ship: Celebrity Equinox
Voted 2020 Best Service – Large Ship Category – Cruise Critic Cruiser’s Choice Awards
As part of our $500-million fleet-wide modernization program, Celebrity Equinox® is now making even more waves in the cruise world. From adding elevated design concepts and technology across the ship to The Retreat®, an exclusive experience for guests of The Retreat that includes The Retreat® Sundeck and The Retreat® Lounge, the change is phenomenal. These new venues combined with our award-winning Luminae are sure to please. Slip into new eXhale® bedding featuring Cashmere℠ Mattresses that will surround you in luxury—literally. The very essence of premium cruising. And after some extensive upgrades, that’s more true than ever before. With new amenities not available on any other Celebrity ship, prepare to have your expectations exceeded as soon as you step on board. Delight in your choice of ten exceptional dining venues. Enjoy craft beer and comfort food in the new Craft Social and sip refreshing frozen cocktails on the pool deck at Slush. A unique experience at sea, feel grass beneath your feet at the relaxing Lawn Club. Every imaginable comfort complimented by Celebrity’s unrivaled guest services promises an unsurpassed cruise experience no matter your destination.
Inaugural Date Occupancy Tonnage Length Beam Cruising Speed
August 08, 2009 2852 122,000 1041 ft 121 ft 24 knots
Features of this ship include:
- Several Bars and Lounges
- Quasar Nightclub
- Cafe el Bacio and Gelateria
- The Spa
- SEA Thermal Suite
- Persian Garden
- Fitness Center
- Theatre featuring Broadway Style Shows
- Shops on the Boulevard
- Celebrity Central
- Fortunes Casino
- Several Specialty Dining Options
- Galeria Boutiques
- Outdoor Pool Area
- Solarium Pool Area
- 6 Hot Tubs
- Jogging Track
- Sky Observation Lounge
- Bocce/Lawn Bowling
- Lawn Club – Movies on the Lawn
- Hot Glass Show
- Basketball Court
- Retreat Sundeck – for Retreat Guests only
- Onboard accommodations
- Port fees and taxes
- Onboard Gratuities
- Quilting Workshops
- Complete quilt top kit
- Private Group Tour of Caribelle Batik
- Open Sewing Hours
- Welcome Aboard Reception
- Mug Rug Exchange
- Group Dining
- Farewell Event
- Machines provided by:
Pricing: ALL PRICING IS IN USD. Pricing is per person, based on double occupancy.
Single room rates and other room categories are available upon request.
Pricing is fluid and cannot be guaranteed until booked and deposited. Book soon for best pricing.
Oceanview Balcony Stateroom
Description: Deluxe Ocean View staterooms have floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors that lead to your private veranda, two twin beds that can be converted to a queen-sized bed, considerable closet space, a private bathroom with shower stall, as well as a comfortable sitting area with desk, drawer space, vanity, and sofa. Each stateroom also has its own 32 inch interactive LCD television, thermostat controlled air-conditioning, direct-dial telephone, hair dryer, mini bar, individual safe, 100% cotton towels and linens, complimentary use of bathrobes, and 24 hour room service.
Stateroom Size: 194 sq ft Balcony: 54 sq ft
Quilter: $2999 per person Non-Quilter: $2499 per person
Payment Schedule: MONTHLY PAYMENT PLANS ARE AVAILABLE
$250 deposit per person due at time of registration
2nd deposit of $250 per person due by 1 February 2022
Final balance due on or before 15 May 2022
**Trip/Travel Insurance through Travel Guard will be quoted by email following the original deposit.
***Cancellation Fees may apply as follows:
$100 per person cancellation fee begins 1 February 2022
$250 per person cancellation fee begins 15 May 2022
Other cancellation fees apply per Celebrity Cruises based on date of cancellation.
Cancellations made within 60 days of departure are 100% non-refundable.