Vashon Island Sewing Retreat Contacts

About the Retreats

Penny Kimmel, Executive Director
Retreat/SGS Executive Director:
Penny Kimmel

The Vashon Island Sewing Retreats were founded in 1984 by Lorraine Kimmel, and today are sponsored by the Stitching Girls Society non-profit organization and managed by Lorraine's daughter Penny, creating activities and events for people who love to sew, managed by people who love to sew.

The Vashon Island Sewing Retreats are coordinated by Lorraine's daughter, Penny Kimmel
PO Box 2143
Vashon, WA 98070-2143

Phone: (206) 567-5039

About the  Stitching Girls Society

Board of Directors

Penny Kimmel, President
Penny Kimmel
Sandy Hancock, Secreatry
Penny Specht
Peggy Garber, Treasurer
Peggy Garber
Mary HoaglandScher, Board Member
Cheryl Scheeler
Board Member
Catherine Shepherd, Board Member
Catherine Shepherd
Board Member

Industry Liaisons: Cheryl Scheeler and Janice Gow

Stitching Girls Society promotes sewing, quilt making and other needle and fiber arts skills by providing inspiration, fellowship and educational opportunities through events, classes and sewing retreats; and encourages and facilitates the donation of created items to other charitable organizations. To learn more about us or to become a member, find us at:

Vashon Island Sewing Retreat
20th Year DVD

  • 20th Retreat Year DVD

Our first 20 Years of Sewing & Fun in a 50 minute DVD video plus 20 years of photos accessible on computer

Click here to Order DVD
(Requires Acrobat Reader)

It's at hoot!

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Stitching Girls