July 9 – 15, 2024

$

2695

Per Person/Double Occupancy
$900 Additional/Single Occupancy

Sensational Sisters

Featuring the Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show

Delve into the Pacific Northwest’s quilting marvels. From Portland’s dynamic arts to the famed Sisters’ Outdoor Quilt Show, experience coastal allure and breathtaking Mount Hood views. Every stop, from Cannon Beach to the Rose Test Garden, offers a unique blend of culture and natural splendor.

Locations

Portland

Canon Beach

Sisters

Tillamook

Hood River Valey

Immerse yourself in a weeklong quilting adventure, starting with Portland’s unique charm and artistic quilt shops, exploring the coastal beauty of Cannon Beach, and marveling at the world’s largest outdoor quilt show in Sisters.

This Tour Includes

TAPESTRY Series

Small groups, big experiences, independent spirit.

6 Nights

Hotel accommodations, including baggage handling

9 Meals

6 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 1 dinner

Admissions

Guided sightseeing, visits, and admissions as outlined in the day-by-day itinerary.

Departure Transfer

Return transportation to Portland International Airport (PDX)

Tour Manager

Full time throughout the trip

Hand-Selected Hotels

Portland
Hampton Inn Pearl District
Bend
Hilton Garden Inn Bend
Portland
Hampton Inn Pearl District

Top-Rated Highlights

  • Kick-off Welcome Meeting
  • Cannon Beach Day Trip
  • Center Diamond Quilt Shop
  • Latimer Quilt & Textile Center
  • Portland Shop-Hop
  • Fiddlesticks Quilt Shop
  • Pioneer Quilt Shop
  • Lake Oswego
  • Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show
  • Stitchin’ Post Quilt Shop
  • Quilt Basket Fabric Shop
  • Hood River Valley Fruit Loop
  • Multnomah Falls
  • Columbia River Gorge
  • Portland City Tour
  • International Rose Test Garden
  • Customary Farewell Dinner

Day-by-Day Itinerary

Visits, admissions, and special features are shown in bold.
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Tour Begins: Portland, Oregon

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Tour Ends: Portland, Oregon

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Day 1 Arrive Portland – Tour Begins

Welcome to Portland, your starting point for a weeklong summer quilting journey. As you settle into our starting hotel, nestled in the chic Pearl District, venture to the rooftop deck to enjoy skyline views of the neighborhood’s unique charm. Once you’re settled in, get ready to meet and mingle with your fellow quilt enthusiasts and our friendly Tour Manager at our evening Kick-off Welcome Meeting. Tonight is all about getting to know each other and sharing our excitement for the adventure ahead.

Day 2 Portland Breakfast

Today, get to know the artistic soul of Portland as we embark on a quilt shop-hop through the city. You’ll find yourself in awe of the locally owned shops filled with gorgeous quilting cottons, kits, patterns, and countless other sewing treasures. Don’t forget to engage with the shop owners, who are always eager to share their quilting experiences and insights. After time for lunch and shopping on your own in picturesque Lake Oswego, you’ll get to add more delightful finds to your fabric collection at the next shop stop. As the day winds down, indulge in Portland’s craft-food culture at our hotel’s microbrewery or satisfy your sweet tooth at the legendary Voodoo Doughnuts.

Day 3 Portland – Cannon Beach Breakfast

Immerse yourself in the rich heritage of 19th-century quilts at the Latimer Quilt & Textile Center, housed in a beautifully restored schoolhouse. Take a step back in time as you admire the meticulously crafted pieces in a private bed turning. Next, soak in the quaint charm of Cannon Beach, where artistic shops blend seamlessly with the sandy coastline. At Center Diamond, a local quilt shop, you’ll have a chance to browse through their carefully selected bolts of top-quality quilting cottons, books, patterns, and more. Finish your day back in Portland where there’s still time to visit Powell’s City of Books or enjoy dinner on your own.

Day 4 Portland – Sisters Breakfast, Lunch

Begin your day with a hearty breakfast before setting off for Sisters, journeying across the breathtaking Cascade Mountains. En route, we’ll stop at Pioneer Quilts, a beloved local quilt shop nestled amongst towering pines. Make sure to savor the tranquil atmosphere of this restored bed & breakfast, now a quilt shop, as you browse through the latest fabric and quilting supplies. Following a picturesque lakeside picnic lunch, you’ll have ample time to explore the delightful shops and ice cream parlors that line Sisters’ Main Street. End your day at the Stitchin’ Post quilt shop, stocking up on goodies ahead of the next day’s crowds.

Day 5 Sisters Breakfast

Start your day at the Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show, the world’s largest outdoor quilt exhibition. As you stroll through the town, transformed by vibrant quilts, you’ll appreciate the artistry and craftsmanship on display. The sidewalks and side streets will lead you to pop-up quilt exhibitions, folk art displays, patchwork demonstrations, and more. Later, enjoy shopping at the Quilt Basket for more fabric and notions, before enjoying a leisurely evening meal in the restored Old Mill District, just steps from your hotel.

Day 6 Sisters – Portland Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

This morning, we return to Portland, journeying through the lush landscapes of the Hood River Valley. Keep your camera handy to capture the stunning views of Mount Hood. Enjoy a stop in the famous Fruit Loop at Packer Orchards where a delicious included lunch is ready for you. Make sure to sample their homemade marionberry pie, a local favorite. As we reach the Columbia River Gorge, prepare to be amazed by the majestic Multnomah Falls. Your day concludes with our customary Farewell Dinner, a time to share memories and exchange contact details with your new friends.

Day 7 Portland – Tour Ends Breakfast

On your final day, experience Portland’s history on a city tour, culminating in a visit to the International Rose Test Garden. Inhale the soft aromas of the garden, home to more than 650 diverse rose varieties with fragrant blooms on more than 10,000 bushes. It’s been a week filled with shared experiences, new friendships, and a wealth of quilting inspiration. As you say goodbye to the City of Roses, carry these cherished memories with you, knowing they’ve woven a new pattern into your quilting story.

» Country Heritage Tours Sensational sisters tour map
Day 1
Arrive Portland – Tour Begins

Welcome to Portland, your starting point for a weeklong summer quilting journey. As you settle into our starting hotel, nestled in the chic Pearl District, venture to the rooftop deck to enjoy skyline views of the neighborhood’s unique charm. Once you’re settled in, get ready to meet and mingle with your fellow quilt enthusiasts and our friendly Tour Manager at our evening Kick-off Welcome Meeting. Tonight is all about getting to know each other and sharing our excitement for the adventure ahead.

Day 2
Portland
Breakfast

Today, get to know the artistic soul of Portland as we embark on a quilt shop-hop through the city. You’ll find yourself in awe of the locally owned shops filled with gorgeous quilting cottons, kits, patterns, and countless other sewing treasures. Don’t forget to engage with the shop owners, who are always eager to share their quilting experiences and insights. After time for lunch and shopping on your own in picturesque Lake Oswego, you’ll get to add more delightful finds to your fabric collection at the next shop stop. As the day winds down, indulge in Portland’s craft-food culture at our hotel’s microbrewery or satisfy your sweet tooth at the legendary Voodoo Doughnuts.

Day 3
Portland – Cannon Beach
Breakfast

Immerse yourself in the rich heritage of 19th-century quilts at the Latimer Quilt & Textile Center, housed in a beautifully restored schoolhouse. Take a step back in time as you admire the meticulously crafted pieces in a private bed turning. Next, soak in the quaint charm of Cannon Beach, where artistic shops blend seamlessly with the sandy coastline. At Center Diamond, a local quilt shop, you’ll have a chance to browse through their carefully selected bolts of top-quality quilting cottons, books, patterns, and more. Finish your day back in Portland where there’s still time to visit Powell’s City of Books or enjoy dinner on your own.

Day 4
Portland – Sisters
Breakfast, Lunch

Begin your day with a hearty breakfast before setting off for Sisters, journeying across the breathtaking Cascade Mountains. En route, we’ll stop at Pioneer Quilts, a beloved local quilt shop nestled amongst towering pines. Make sure to savor the tranquil atmosphere of this restored bed & breakfast, now a quilt shop, as you browse through the latest fabric and quilting supplies. Following a picturesque lakeside picnic lunch, you’ll have ample time to explore the delightful shops and ice cream parlors that line Sisters’ Main Street. End your day at the Stitchin’ Post quilt shop, stocking up on goodies ahead of the next day’s crowds.

Day 5
Sisters
Breakfast

Start your day at the Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show, the world’s largest outdoor quilt exhibition. As you stroll through the town, transformed by vibrant quilts, you’ll appreciate the artistry and craftsmanship on display. The sidewalks and side streets will lead you to pop-up quilt exhibitions, folk art displays, patchwork demonstrations, and more. Later, enjoy shopping at the Quilt Basket for more fabric and notions, before enjoying a leisurely evening meal in the restored Old Mill District, just steps from your hotel.

Day 6
Sisters – Portland
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

This morning, we return to Portland, journeying through the lush landscapes of the Hood River Valley. Keep your camera handy to capture the stunning views of Mount Hood. Enjoy a stop in the famous Fruit Loop at Packer Orchards where a delicious included lunch is ready for you. Make sure to sample their homemade marionberry pie, a local favorite. As we reach the Columbia River Gorge, prepare to be amazed by the majestic Multnomah Falls. Your day concludes with our customary Farewell Dinner, a time to share memories and exchange contact details with your new friends.

Day 7
Portland – Tour Ends
Breakfast

On your final day, experience Portland’s history on a city tour, culminating in a visit to the International Rose Test Garden. Inhale the soft aromas of the garden, home to more than 650 diverse rose varieties with fragrant blooms on more than 10,000 bushes. It’s been a week filled with shared experiences, new friendships, and a wealth of quilting inspiration. As you say goodbye to the City of Roses, carry these cherished memories with you, knowing they’ve woven a new pattern into your quilting story.

» Country Heritage Tours Sensational sisters tour map
Day 1
Arrive Portland – Tour Begins

Welcome to Portland, your starting point for a weeklong summer quilting journey. As you settle into our starting hotel, nestled in the chic Pearl District, venture to the rooftop deck to enjoy skyline views of the neighborhood’s unique charm. Once you’re settled in, get ready to meet and mingle with your fellow quilt enthusiasts and our friendly Tour Manager at our evening Kick-off Welcome Meeting. Tonight is all about getting to know each other and sharing our excitement for the adventure ahead.

Day 2
Portland
Breakfast

Today, get to know the artistic soul of Portland as we embark on a quilt shop-hop through the city. You’ll find yourself in awe of the locally owned shops filled with gorgeous quilting cottons, kits, patterns, and countless other sewing treasures. Don’t forget to engage with the shop owners, who are always eager to share their quilting experiences and insights. After time for lunch and shopping on your own in picturesque Lake Oswego, you’ll get to add more delightful finds to your fabric collection at the next shop stop. As the day winds down, indulge in Portland’s craft-food culture at our hotel’s microbrewery or satisfy your sweet tooth at the legendary Voodoo Doughnuts.

Day 3
Portland – Cannon Beach
Breakfast

Immerse yourself in the rich heritage of 19th-century quilts at the Latimer Quilt & Textile Center, housed in a beautifully restored schoolhouse. Take a step back in time as you admire the meticulously crafted pieces in a private bed turning. Next, soak in the quaint charm of Cannon Beach, where artistic shops blend seamlessly with the sandy coastline. At Center Diamond, a local quilt shop, you’ll have a chance to browse through their carefully selected bolts of top-quality quilting cottons, books, patterns, and more. Finish your day back in Portland where there’s still time to visit Powell’s City of Books or enjoy dinner on your own.

Day 4
Portland – Sisters
Breakfast, Lunch

Begin your day with a hearty breakfast before setting off for Sisters, journeying across the breathtaking Cascade Mountains. En route, we’ll stop at Pioneer Quilts, a beloved local quilt shop nestled amongst towering pines. Make sure to savor the tranquil atmosphere of this restored bed & breakfast, now a quilt shop, as you browse through the latest fabric and quilting supplies. Following a picturesque lakeside picnic lunch, you’ll have ample time to explore the delightful shops and ice cream parlors that line Sisters’ Main Street. End your day at the Stitchin’ Post quilt shop, stocking up on goodies ahead of the next day’s crowds.

Day 5
Sisters
Breakfast

Start your day at the Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show, the world’s largest outdoor quilt exhibition. As you stroll through the town, transformed by vibrant quilts, you’ll appreciate the artistry and craftsmanship on display. The sidewalks and side streets will lead you to pop-up quilt exhibitions, folk art displays, patchwork demonstrations, and more. Later, enjoy shopping at the Quilt Basket for more fabric and notions, before enjoying a leisurely evening meal in the restored Old Mill District, just steps from your hotel.

Day 6
Sisters – Portland
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

This morning, we return to Portland, journeying through the lush landscapes of the Hood River Valley. Keep your camera handy to capture the stunning views of Mount Hood. Enjoy a stop in the famous Fruit Loop at Packer Orchards where a delicious included lunch is ready for you. Make sure to sample their homemade marionberry pie, a local favorite. As we reach the Columbia River Gorge, prepare to be amazed by the majestic Multnomah Falls. Your day concludes with our customary Farewell Dinner, a time to share memories and exchange contact details with your new friends.

Day 7
Portland – Tour Ends
Breakfast

On your final day, experience Portland’s history on a city tour, culminating in a visit to the International Rose Test Garden. Inhale the soft aromas of the garden, home to more than 650 diverse rose varieties with fragrant blooms on more than 10,000 bushes. It’s been a week filled with shared experiences, new friendships, and a wealth of quilting inspiration. As you say goodbye to the City of Roses, carry these cherished memories with you, knowing they’ve woven a new pattern into your quilting story.

July 9 – 15, 2024

$

2695

Per Person/Double Occupancy

+$900

Additional/Single Occupancy

Reserve Your Sensational Sisters Tour

A non-refundable $200 deposit per person is required for booking. Before completing your reservation, be sure you read and understand our Cancellation Policy and Terms & Conditions.

Sensational Sisters

Space for this tour is limited. Please contact us to discuss accommodation options and availability.