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KS Scrap & Quilt Retreat

Freqently Asked Questions

Where is the Kansas Scrap & Quilt Retreat?

The Kansas Scrap & Quilt Retreat is located just north of Valley Center, Kansas.  Valley Center is a few miles north of Wichita.


What time is check-in/check-out?

Check-in is any time after 4:00pm on Thursday & check-out is by 4:00pm on Sunday.  However, modifications are usually possible, if arranged prior to visit.


Can I reserve the retreat for things other than scrapping or quilting?

Absolutely!  All kinds of crafters are welcome – we have space for scrapping or card making, quilting, knitting or crocheting, sewing, jewelry making…  We are also a great place for a bible study group/spiritual weekend or just a weekend get-away with your friends!


What is my work space like?

Every person has a 5' table and a comfy chair, along with an Ott light, cup holder & trash bag. There are outlets available at every table.


What tools are available?

We have a large variety of tools, including a cricut and cartridges (bring your own mat), Sizzix & die-cuts, scissors and punches, stamps (bring your own ink), paper trimmers, quilt design wall, iron and ironing board, & a computer and printer.  Wifi is available.  We also have a Swap Shop – feel free to take anything you might need – paper or stickers.  Also, feel free to leave anything in the “Shop” that you don't need… There is a small supply shop on the premises, with Cricut mats, tape, glue, & cutting blades.


What do I need to bring?

Bring your toiletries and comfy clothes/jammies… Also, bring your crafting supplies!


Is food provided?

No food is provided.  We do have a totally stocked kitchen – dishes, cups, silverware, bowls, platters, pots, pans, pitchers, plus a crock pot, toaster, & blender.  There are 2 refrigerators, 2 stoves, & 2 microwaves (we have a large kitchen upstairs & a smaller one downstairs).  We also have a coffee maker & a Kuerig (bring your own coffee & K cups; instant coffee is provided).  For more details, check out our “Kitchen” page on this website.


What are the sleeping arrangements?

There are 3 bedrooms, with 4 beds in each room.  One bedroom is on the main floor; two bedrooms are in the walkout basement.  Each bed has a pillow, sheet set, blanket, & comforter.  Each guest is also given a bath towel and washcloth.


What else is there to do in the area?

There are many restaurants, stores, & shops in the area.  You are only a few minutes away from Valley Center, as well as only a few miles away from surrounding towns, like Park City, Sedgwick, & Newton.  Wichita is about 15 minutes away.  For your convenience, a list of all places is at the Retreat.


Do we need to clean before we leave?

I will come in and clean when you leave.  We do ask, however, that you load the dishwasher and run it please.  Also, please place your sheets & towels in, or by, the laundry baskets in the bathrooms.  And, finally, please take all trash out to the dumpster (by the barn).  Thank you so much for your help – It is greatly appreciated!