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Deep Into Indigo Retreat – There’s Still Time!!!

All food, beverages and lodging plus piles of fabric to play with and gifts and prizes are included in the price!

Deep Into Indigo Half Sheet Flyer

The very firstest and the biggest and importantest thing you need to know is that JUNE 30th is coming right up (!!) and is the very last day for Early Bird Pricing for realsies and we do not want you to miss that date. So if you’re on the fence, jump off and join us.

Next big piece of news is that we recently went to Viroqua to hang out and made some friends, some of whom offered to sponsor us to add to the fun:

Quilt Basket ‘n’ Creations in Viroqua is letting us have a bunch of linen/cotton blend fabric to dye

Vernon Vinyards is donating some wine!!

The Regal Find in Middleton is donating some prizes to make the whole thing more fun!

We have more sponsors in the works, including but not limited to more fabric and fun prizes to make the Deep Into Indigo Retreat all the more special. Please tell our sponsors Thanks! if you get the chance.

We are also featuring a cooking lesson on Friday night by the amazingly talented gourmet chef Jenina Mella!  I’m crazy excited about the food (about all food that Jenina makes) and can not wait.

We’ve even been organized people and made a SCHEDULE!!  That’s pretty impressive, if I’m allowed to say that about us.  We’re a pretty freaking awesome team.

Retreat Collage

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All About the Romance w00t w00t!

13 miles outside of Viroqua you can find the venue for Deep Into Indigo–Romance Valley. A beautiful, simple yet spacious house nestled into the rolling hills of the Driftless area. romance
We knew the minute we saw it that it’s the perfect backdrop for our creative weekend! Can’t you just imagine us all spread across the lawn with our beautiful indigo fabrics flapping in the wind?
We visited during the winter when all was quiet and we were greeted by the beer can turkey sculpture across the road from the property. turkeyCan’t wait to see what it looks like in the high summer of AugustWinterBarn
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Viroqua Rocks! Guest post!!!!!

It’s my first ever guest post!!  By Jenina Mella, who is awesome and who is doing lots and lots to make the Deep Into Indigo Retreat not just happen, but happen to be a freaking awesome gracious vacation experience.  We went to Viroqua to meet people and loved it there so much!

Here Jenina doing a way better job sharing it than I could:

Jennifer and I spent a lovely day touring around, handing out fliers and talking to business owners about Deep Into Indigo; it’s a goal of ours to partner to feature local businesses. So incredibly friendly was every person we met–for 2 girls from Chicago, it’s almost overwhelming!


Lots of enthusiasm and encouragement for indigo everywhere we went! We had a great lunch at the Viroqua Food Coop, where we had super nice conversations with other people dining in the cafe.

When we came out, a horse and buggy were parked right next to us!


Visited 2 local wineries for tastings: Vernon Vineyards and Branches Winery.


Amazing businesses nestled within the beautiful rolling hills. We will be featuring some offerings from both wineries with our meals.


Great tastes await!

Deep Into Indigo Retreat Location! So pretty!
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Super Awesome Fun Times

I had so much fun with my friend and re-treat co-coordinator, Jenina Mella the other afternoon.  It was way fun, most of the time was spent chatting but that’ll happen when we hang out.

She brought over a bunch of doilies for us to dye that we’ll use to decorate the retreat space.


They look really awesome.

doilies and chxThey are so pretty.  I love all the different blues she achieved.

She also brought over some flowers for us to play with.

rosesroses blueThe dye is very alkaline and it was rough on them but I think they look pretty cool and antique-y.

Here’s a gratuitous close up.

There’s something really fun about hanging out and making stuff.


We were very peaceful and relaxed, there was fabulous music and we met one of our retreat participants who happened to live close by.


It was a great time and check out the result!  w00t!!