Benefiting Leukemia and Lymphoma Research

Hawaiian Island Quilting Cruise
February 4~18, 2012
14 day Quilt 'n Cruise Adventure to Hawaii

Featuring: Rob Appell, Rose Hughes, Sylvia Pippen,
Laura Wasilowski, and our exclusive multi-day
"EQ Academy at Sea"
with Barb Vlack

This cruise has passed - but, we're going again in here!

What could be more inspiring than a cruise to Hawaii where you can explore the amazing beauty of these incredible islands? Perhaps knowing that your participation on this cruise will benefit a worthy cause.  Join World of Quilts Travel owner, Deb Roberts, with our phenomenal teachers, Rob Appell, Rose Hughes, Sylvia Pippen, Laura Wasilowski,   and Barb Vlack, as we celebrate this incredible opportunity which will benefit Leukemia and Lymphoma Research.  

Day Port
San Diego, California
Depart 5:00PM
Fun Day At Sea
Fun Day  At Sea
Fun Day At Sea
Fun Day At Sea 
Hilo, Hawaii
Arrive 8:00AM Depart 5:00PM
Honolulu, Hawaii
Arrive 8:00AM Depart 11:00PM
Nawiliwili Kauai, Hawaii,
Arrive 8:00AM Depart 5:00PM
Maui (Lahaina), Hawaii
Arrive 7:00AM Depart 5:00PM
Fun Day  At Sea
Fun Day At Sea
Fun Day At Sea
Fun Day  At Sea
Ensenada, Mexico
Arrive 8:00AM Depart 12:00PM
San Diego, California
Arrive 7:00AM

EXCLUSIVE - announcing "EQ Academy"!  Author and Designer Barb Vlack, who is one of the most experienced and talented teachers of the Electric Quilt products, will be teaching the first 'EQ Academy at Sea' on this cruise.  This will be a multi-day course where one will be able to learn all aspects of the new EQ7, from concept, through design, to a finished project.  Sign up quickly, enrollment in this exciting EQ7 opportunity will be limited.

Check out our cruise classes!

Electric Quilt ACADEMY AT SEA

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Meet each of our authors, designers and teachers by visiting their websites:

Rob Appell

Rose Hughes
Sylvia Pippen
Laura Wasilowski
Barb Vlack

Insurance rates quoted 5/31/10 and are subject to change before final invoicing. Agency Fees/surcharges (AF) of $100 will be included with insurance charges on your invoice.




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$1279.00 EACH

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Download Registration Forms Here

Terms and Conditions
apply once registration is received

Because of our stop in Ensenada, passports are required and must be valid for at least 6 months from the return date of the cruise.

Rob Appell's "QUILT SHOW" slide show


Insurance Information

Sylvia Pippen's 'Bamboo Garden'

Cruise prices begin at $2149 for a quilter
$1899 for a non-quilter

Your quilter cruise includes:           

 - All shipboard accommodations

 - All shipboard meals and entertainment

 - All classes and workshops

 - Use of Bernina and Janome Sewing Machines

 - 24/7 Technical Support for machines

 - Welcome Reception

 - Valentines Quilt Block Contest

 - Funky Aloha Shirt Day

 - Show and Tell Fiesta as we head toward Ensenada!

 - 24 hour complimentary room service

 - Sit and Stitch (open sewing sessions)

 - On-board Quilt Shop

  - World of Quilts Travel Bag, prizes, gifts


Read about our ship!! See ship facts, staterooms, public rooms, deckplans, etc.


Fare(s) in USD, per person, based on double occupancy, cruise only, subject to availability, are capacity controlled, may be limited by residency.  Government fees and taxes of  $98.00 are per person and are additional. Holland America reserves the right to impose a fuel supplement of up to $9 per person per day on all passengers if the NYMEX oil price exceeds $70 per barrel, even if the fare has already been paid in full. See the applicable Holland America brochure or visit for terms, conditions and definitions that apply to all bookings. Other restrictions may apply.  Passport fees, insurance and shore tours are not included in the above pricing. Holland America or Deb Roberts' Tours are not responsible for typographical errors or omissions. Flexibility during cruise port time is allowed so each passenger may enjoy the area at their leisure.  As port time is often quite limited, unless specified on this website, escorted trips to quilt shops or other group activities while on shore are not planned so that one has control of their time in each port.  However, addresses and contact information for quilt shops and places to see quilts will be provided as available and one may visit these as they wish.  Winner of Bernina or other prizes is responsible for shipping and transport of prize.

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To participate in the included activities and receive the above inclusions - the cruise must be booked through Deb Roberts' Tours.

Percula Clownfish
Rob Appell's Percula Clownfish

Sponsored by:

 All American Crafts
Publishers of: The Quilter & Fabric Trends Magazines as well as eleven other exciting art, craft and hobby magazines.


Bernina of America

The Electric Quilt Company

Hoffman of California

Machines and On-board Quilt Shop are provided by Sew Hut of San Diego


Quilt inspired journeys since 2004.

Due to unforeseen circumstances, there may be times when tours, teachers, itinerary, inclusions, projects and schedules may need to change without notice.  In order to participate in related activities, all cruises and tours offered through World of Quilts Travel must be booked through Deb Roberts Tours.  We cannot make exceptions, thank you for your understanding.  Deb Roberts' Tours is not responsible for typographical errors or omissions.

Questions? Contact Deb directly at 646-84 QUILT (646 847 8458) or by email to

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