101 N. Main Street
Conrad, Iowa 50621
CALL TODAY: 641-366-3336

Quilting & Scrapbooking Retreat Center

Our fully-equipped quilting and scrapbooking central Iowa retreat center in Conrad, Iowa, is ready and waiting for you and your friends! For complete retreat package details and pricing, download our retreat brochure. Hen & Chicks Studio fully-equipped quilting and scrapbooking retreat center, known as The Nest, is perfect for your next girlfriend gathering. Located just over an hour from Des Moines, Iowa, the Nest can be rented seven days a week and can even be rented by one person. So, start planning your next creative getaway at The Nest at Hen & Chicks Studio in central Iowa for your next quilting retreat or scrap booking retreat. We also host retreats, such as the Come Create with Me day-only events. Check our classes page for upcoming dates.

Creative Workspace

  •  Free wi-fi for all guests
  • 6 foot work tables for up to 20 guests
  • Adjustable, padded work chairs
  • Garbage cans for each guest
  • Raised and large ironing surfaces
  • 3 steam irons
  • Extra table lights
  • Design wall
  • Counter-height cutting table
  • Assorted rotary cutters, mats, and rulers
  • Sizzix Die-cut and assorted dies
  • Cricut Expression 2 machine
  • Access to quilting and scrap booking supplies in Hen & Chicks Studio retail store
  • Upper-floor location with staff assistance for loading and unloading

Kitchen and Dining Space 

  • Stove, refrigerator, microwave, dishwasher, washer and dryer
  • Two Crock Pots and liners
  • Toaster
  • Coffee pot
  • Coffee and tea provided
  • Plates, bowls, mugs, cups and silverware
  • Assorted pots, pans, cooking dishes, and serving dishes available
  • Refrigerator stocked with assorted pops and bottled water
  • Dish cloths and towels provided

Sleeping Space

  • Dormitory-style sleeping accommodates 14 people
  • Movable partitions divide space
  • Two twin-bed size sleeper chairs also available
  • Bedding provided, including extra quilts
  • 3 full baths, shower only
  • Bathroom towels and wash cloths provided
  • Ceiling fans
  • Air conditioning
  • Flashlights, hair dryers, and ear plugs are provided



THE NEST Bookings Calendar

Dec 29
THE NEST Booked | December 27-29, 2018
Jan 3
THE NEST Booked | January 3-4, 2019
Jan 4
THE NEST Booked | January 3-4, 2019

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