Laura Taylor invites you to participate in a brand new Stitch and SightSee experience
Stitch and SightSee Stays in LA!

May 14th – 21st, 2020

After all…there’s so much to see and do right here at home!

Getty Center gardens
The Getty Center

L.A. is a cultural mecca and is the entertainment capital of the world. The City is comprised of unique neighborhoods, each offering something exciting and new.


Los Angeles boasts over 100 museums, glorious gardens, spectacular scenery, world-class cuisine, idyllic weather, endless entertainment and is the home of several unique needlepoint shops!

Marriott Warner Center

Woodland Hills, California

Discover an alluring retreat at the newly re-energized and refreshed Warner Center Marriott Woodland Hills. Our lush, resort-like escape is in the heart of the San Fernando Valley and just a short drive away from Hollywood, Los Angeles, Burbank and Simi Valley.

The Warner Center Marriott has reserved a block of rooms at the following reduced rate for our event:
Standard King or Double Room: $179 per night, includes complimentary wifi
Discounts on Self Parking and Buffet Breakfast Vouchers are available.
There is a Starbucks on-site that is open from 6:30am to 6:00pm daily

All applicable taxes are additional

Woodland Hills is 15 miles from Burbank Airport and 27 miles from Los Angeles International Airport.

Marriott Warner Center Woodland Hills
Marriott Warner Center - Woodland Hills
Marriot Warner Center Lounge
Marriot Warner Center Lounge

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Cottage Landscape
Distributed by Kirk and Bradley

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TV show "Friends" - Central Perk set
Huntington Library and Gardens
Huntington Library and Gardens
  • Visit 3 local Needlepoint Shops
  • Warner Bros. Studio Tour, including lunch in The Commissary
  • Self-guided tour of Huntington Library and Gardens, with Afternoon Tea
  • Self-guided tour of the Getty Museum with lunch at the Getty Restaurant
  • BBQ dinner in Laura’s garden

(activities and order of events may change at Laura’s discretion)

What’s included in the Stitch and SightSee Package:

  • Welcome Reception on Thursday, May 14, 2020
  • 3 full days Stitching Class with Laura Taylor
    Complete Needlepoint Kit comprised of hand-painted canvas, stretcher bars, custom stitch guide written by Laura Taylor, all threads and materials to complete the canvas and all teaching fees.
    Lunch will be provided each day of stitching class.
  • All SightSee experiences as described on this page
    Transportation to/from the group activities

As always, lots of goodies, gifts and surprises!

Cost for the Stitch and SightSee Stays in LA package: $2980

What’s not included in the package:

Airfare, ground transportation, hotel and associated charges, gratuities, meals (except on class days and those described on the outings)

READY TO SIGN UP?? DON’T DELAY! Note the payment dates!

Email your confirmation to:
Deposit: Mail your check in the amount of $900 payable to Laura Taylor to 4343 Natoma Avenue, Woodland Hills, CA 91364

Payments and Cancellation Policy. Please read carefully.

You will receive an email confirmation when your payment is received via check or PayPal. It will include the code for the pre-arranged room rates at The Warner Center Marriott and the phone number to call for reservations. Hotel cancellation policy is determined by the hotel.

If Laura Taylor cancels for any reason a full refund will be issued to the registered participants.
Cancellations received on or before February 15, 2020 will receive a refund of the reservation deposit less $100 and any processing fees.

Due to the custom nature of the materials prepared and ordered for individual participants any portion of the deposit becomes non-refundable for any cancellation received after February 28, 2020.

Final payment for the retreat is due April 1, 2020.

Laura Taylor is a National Needlepoint instructor with 18 years of experience in teaching project workshops, canvas embellishment, technique classes and private lessons. Her home base shop is Aristeia Needlepoint, located in Santa Monica, California.

Laura’s style is relaxed, fun, friendly and patient. She takes a hands-on approach to give each student individual attention and support to arrive at their personal best! Please direct your question for Laura to