Australian Retreats

Wacky Jacky’s 2022 Australian Retreats

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After 5 successful Brisbane Retreats – we have decided to release7 retreats for early 2022

Limited Spots available

These retreats are being held at a Hotel and Conference Centre in Brisbane.

Quiltworx Experience with Siska

  • 14 – 20 February, 2022


$1990 per person

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    Pauline Rogers Mystery Quilt Tour

    21 – 27 February, 2022


    $1990 per person

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    Natural Indigo and Shibori Retreat

    • 28 Feb – 06 March, 2022

    • 07 – 13 March, 2022


    $1990 per person

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    Deb Louie – Stitched Mandalas & Covid Clams

    • 14 – 20 March, 2022


    $1990 per person

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      Caroline Sharkey – Textile Delight

      • 21 – 27 March, 2022


      $1990 per person

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        Wendy Williams – Spice Things up Retreat

        • 28 March – 03 April, 2022


        $1990 per person

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          You’ll need to pay two easy instalments for your retreat.​

          Initial Instalment – This is your deposit required to secure your position on the retreat. $1000.

          Second and final Instalment – $990 due by 01 December, 2021

          Your 7 day Specialty Retreat includes: –

          • Welcome Dinner with glass of wine or beer
          • 6 intensive working day with your tutor / tutors
          • Morning tea/ lunch / afternoon tea / unlimited tea & coffee on work days
          • All fabrics + patterns needed to make your project (this does not include “Requirement List” supplied to you by your tutor.
          • Access to Wacky Jacky’s website fabric shop at special VIP discounted rates **
          • Pop up shops at Retreats
          • And much more……

          **So you don’t miss out on fantastic buys from our shop in Bali – Wacky Jacky’s will provide you with a “50% off all fabric products” Coupon to spend on our website and your ordered fabric will be available on your arrival at Venue – here are the prices after discount:-

          • 100% cotton batik per metre $11.00
          • Jelly rolls and Layer cakes $27.50
          • Charm packs $7.50
          • Honey buns  $16.50
          • Widebacks per metre $22.00
          • Rayon Fabric per metre $7.50

          Not Included in your 7 day retreat:-

          • Accommodation – retreat rates below – you may want to stay with a family member or friend in Brisbane
          • Airfares
          • Transfer from and to hotel
          • Sewing machine – available for hire at $100 for 7 days

          All retreats start on a Monday morning and finish on a Sunday afternoon. 


          It is advisable to book into your accommodation for the Sunday prior to the start of your retreat –  as we will have a Welcome dinner on this night – which is included in the price.

          The hotel we are conducting these retreats is:-

          Brisbane International Virginia, Cnr Zillmere and Sandgate Roads, Virginia, Qld

          Phone:  3265 7066

          If you are wanting to stay at the above hotel, we will supply you with a coupon number,  and you can book direct with the hotel but you will receive the group discount price as below:-

          • Queen Room $125 per night (1 Queen Bed)
          • Executive King Room $145 per night (1 King Bed) newly refurbished
          • Twin Room $135 per night (1 Queen + 1 Single) – can accommodate 3 guests if they are willing to share a bed
          • Optional breakfast – continental buffet for $15pp, or hot buffet at $20pp


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          Here is my cancellation policy:

          Days prior to Retreat:Cancelation charge:
          365 days or more$150 administration fee
          181 – 365 daysDeposit Amount
          121 – 180 days20% of total fare or Deposit Amount whichever is the greatest
          76 – 120 days30% of the total fare or Deposit Amount whichever is the greatest
          75 – 31 days50% of total fare
          Less than 30 daysTotal Fare

          The Company reserves the right to change these terms and conditions at any time without prior notice. In the event that any changes are made, the revised terms and conditions shall be posted on this website immediately. Please check the latest information posted herein to inform yourself of any changes.

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           Corona Virus Cancellation Policy:-

          Wacky Jacky’s is not prepared to cancel any retreats or to refund monies due under my cancellation Policy due to Covid 19, but on the other hand would be happy to transfer over monies paid for this year’s retreat to 2021 or 2022 retreats. Any retreats that cannot be held in Bali or Java in the 2020 or 2021 retreat season will be postponed to later dates and you will be provided with a list of dates to choose from. No monies will be refunded but instead will be transferred over to your chosen dates.  This cancellation policy supersedes the my standard date Cancellation Policy.

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