Italy Fashion, Craft, and Food Retreat 2023 - Balance

Regular price $ 1,100.00

Italy Fashion, Craft, and Food Retreat
Verona, Italy
October 11-20, 2023

This product page is for submitting the balance only for this retreat.

Susan has been going to Verona since 2007 and has developed a sense for Italian fashion, food, and lifestyle. In fact, she has recently purchased a second home there and will host events at her apartment.

Susan has established contacts with various artists, designers, stores, museums, and food-related businesses. This year, our 2023 retreat, centered in Verona, will include day-trips to Venice and Vicenza (or Milan or Padua). It will begin at dinner time on October 10th (the day of arrival) and ends the morning of the October 19th with a farewell coffee.  Maximum group size is 7 persons.

Fashion, Crafts, Food...

This year, we have added more emphasis on mini-workshops; some with locals and some with Susan. Topics will revolve around hand-techniques with fiber (Nuno felting), dyeing/printing (either Shibori or printing), sustainable design projects, and more. In addition, we will have fashion appointments that include visits to artisans, fabric and yarn stores, designers, and a knitting mill. There will be two out-of-town trips. As always, we will also take a trip to Venice to explore its sights and items related to fashion.

We plan to attend an event call Abilmente (the Salon of Creative Ideas) which is in Vicenza, and features exhibits, workshops, and vendors. They have just announced their Fall dates and we can attend on October 19th.

Please download the trip brochure and registration form at the following link for further details:
Retreat Flyer :

Registration Form

The total cost of this retreat is $1600.00. 

Balance: $1100.00
Due: August 12, 2023

Please ensure that you have sent us your Registration form, and that you have updated us with your travel plans..  You may pay your balance here at our store or mail a check to Cochenille. See instructions on the form.

The balance of $1100 will be due 8/11/22.

We currently have our minimum to run the Retreat.