Details: Quilters seeking dedicated time to practice their art and be among like-minded crafters will enjoy a selection of sailings that offer several quilting-focused days at sea. Participate in workshops, work on group projects and learn from the talents of other quilters. Itineraries may include Caribbean, Alaska or Bermuda sailings, among others. Rates vary by date and destination.
Details: Join like-minded crafters specializing in knitting and crocheting on a selection of tours that offer nearly daily classes on topics that appeal to beginners through experts. A variety of trips are offered annually, including Bermuda in the spring, Northern Europe in summer and New England and South America in the fall. Cruises are on Holland America and Royal Caribbean ships. Rates vary by date and destination. Classes are an additional $15 to $20 per hour.
Details: Avalon Waterways has designed an itinerary ideal for lovers of French Impressionist art. The Avalon Creativity riverboat voyage from Paris through Normandy along the Seine stops in spots famous for their art history, including Vincent van Gogh's Auvers-sur-Oise and Claude Monet's gardens at Giverny. The cruise includes onboard lectures from art experts and a welcome reception in Paris. Rates start from $2,849 per person for a Category E deluxe cabin.