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Yes, we still have space!

Join Hoffman California Fabrics

on our



February 20-March 9, 2019

Round trip from San Diego


with Stevii Graves, Linda J  Hahn, Carrie Fondi and Gillian Travis


- 26 projects and workshops to choose from -


What others say:


"Deb, thanks so much for the incredible cruise.  It was my first with you and won't be my last."


"I can't believe the fun I had on this cruise!  The classes were great and the personal attention from your staff could not have been better."


"I did not know what to expect, but this exceeded anything I could have thought.  I'll be coming again."


"There's no such thing as too much quilting fun.  Thanks Deb."

Catch the "ALOHA" spirit with Hoffman California Fabrics!  From the moment your board, you will be immersed in the inspiration, culture, colors and flavors of Hawaii. Hoffman California Fabrics, the leader in all things "TROPICAL" is sponsoring our round trip San Diego to Hawaii cruise in February 2019.   Join us for this once-in-a lifetime quilting retreat at sea.

We've brought an exciting group of fun-loving and creative teachers together to bring you more classes, more variety, more Hoffman style tropical adventure and more time for quilty fun than you could  dream or imagine for any Hawaiian Cruise. Our incredible teachers have designed some awesome and special projects that will enhance your Hawaiian vacation. Additionally, we will have lots of open sewing time for you to finish or work on any project. In fact, we will be having a "Quilt til you Wilt"  contest with a prize of a Janome sewing machine.  Special Events?  We've got them including exclusive optional private group shore tours, lectures, games and social gatherings.  We provide the sewing machines and all the technical support you need.  There's never any pressure, it's your vacation...you may sew or relax the days away, it's up to you!

Our amazing journey will venture to five ports on four brilliant islands onboard Holland America's Eurodam.  Our itinerary includes a full day and evening in Honolulu and Lahaina where if you like, you will be able to experiences the sites and sounds of Hawaii's nightlife. We will even be sailing past the Kilauea Volcano as it puts on an unforgettable show for us.

The incredible itinerary with the activities planned at sea will allow you to take advantage of the scenic ports as well as our quilting opportunities.   Our wonderful ship has amazing amenities and onboard facilities, there is something for everyone to enjoy.


Our cruise itinerary:



Day 1: February 20, 2019              Departs 05:00 PM

San Diego, California, US

Day 2:February 21, 2019

Quilting Day AT SEA

Day 3:February 22, 2019

Quilting Day AT SEA

Day 4:February 23, 2019

Quilting Day AT SEA

Day 5:February 24, 2019

Quilting Day AT SEA

Day 6:February 25, 2019

Quilting Day AT SEA

Day 7:February 26, 2019              Arrives 07:00 AM                Departs 11:00 PM

Honolulu, Hawaii, US

Day 8: February 27, 2019             Arrives 08:00 AM                Departs 06:00 PM

Nawiliwili, Kauai, Hawaii,

Day 9: February 28, 2019             Arrives 08:00 AM                Departs 11:00 PM

Lahaina, Hawaii,

Day 10: March 01, 2019                Arrives 08:00 AM                Departs 06:00 PM

Kona, Hawaii,

Day 10: March 01, 2019              

Scenic Cruising Kilauea Volcano

Day 11: March 02, 2019                Arrives 08:00 AM                 Departs 06:00 PM

Hilo, Hawaii

Day 12: March 03, 2019

Quilting Day AT SEA

Day 13: March 04, 2019

Quilting Day AT SEA

Day 14: March 05, 2019

Quilting Day AT SEA

Day 15: March 06, 2019

Quilting Day AT SEA

Day 16: March 07, 2019

Quilting Day AT SEA

Day 17: March 08, 2019              Arrives 02:00 PM                  Departs 11:59 PM

Ensenada, Mexico

Day 18:March 09, 2019 Arrives 07:00 AM

San Diego, California, US


Cruise only pricing for the Hawaiian Quilt Cruise

You will receive the best available (at the time of booking) cabin in the group category or higher:



Quilter Double Occupancy


Inside -  



Oceanview - 



Verandah - 



Signature Suite -  $5849 $11199
Neptune Suite SB $9499 $18699
Neptune Suite SA $9699 $18999
You may review cabin category images and descriptions here.
The above rates are discounted for cash payments and are capacity controlled.  The cabin and rate cannot be guaranteed until the cruise line confirms availability and price once your registration is received.  The prices above reflect a discount for those who wish to pay by cash. The regular price for this cruise is approximately 4% more than the discounted price shown above.  We offer this discount for those who wish to pay by check or money order, otherwise, when paying by any other means, such as a third party like PayPal, the discount no longer applies.


$150 discount available for non-quilters when booked with a quilter in the same cabin. 3rd and 4th person cabins are limited but available, Inside/ocean view/ verandah, 3rd/4th person $1549.   Suite 3rd/4th person $1799. Please inquire about availability for 3rd/4th person cabins as they are limited. There are no 3rd and 4th person non-quilter discounts as a discount has already been applied. Specials and offers in a cabin that might be provided by Holland America apply to the first two guests only.  Cruise prices are capacity controlled for specific categories only and cannot be guaranteed until booking is received and confirmed.
Surcharges and port taxes/fees are not included in the above prices and are $295 per person. Cabins are booked in the best available in each group class category, not all categories are available at the above rates. Cash payments accepted by check, money order or bank transfer.   
 You may make a cabin selection based on current availability, however, BEST AVAILABLE allows you to be eligible for a complimentary upgrade should one become available (not guaranteed).  Should you choose a cabin, you are locked into that cabin. 


A passport is required, your passport must be valid for 6 months after the return of this cruise.


View classes and workshops here

Sign up now, even though class selections do not start until November, 2018, if you are signed up, you will get first choice.



Download Registration Pack Here


Terms and Conditions apply when registration is received


Travel protection questions?  Read about coverage and prices here.



Cruise Pricing for this

17 Day Tropical

adventure begins at

$2299.00/double occupancy

Hawaiian Interchange Appliqué by Gillian Travis

(some block cut-outs © Pacific Rim)






Your cruise fare includes:           

 - All shipboard accommodations

 - All shipboard meals and entertainment

 - Quilting workshops

 - Sewing Machines

 - Sewing machine technical assistance, you won't even have to thread your own needle if you don't want to!

 - Open Sewing Time, work on anything you wish

 - Make it/Take it and Demos

 - Welcome VIQ (Very Important Quilter) Reception

 - Welcome goodies and surprise gifts

 - Special evening events and gatherings

 - Show and Tell Gathering/Farewell Party

 - More tropical quilty fun than you ever thought possible

 - Onboard Hoffman Shop

 - Access to our private optional shore tours that will include sightseeing AND quilt shops

 - Quilt 'til You Wilt Contest - win a Janome

What is not included with your cruise fare?

 - Gratuities

 - Passport fees

 - Airfare

 - Transfers to/from the ship

 - Optional Beverages or Beverage Packages

 - Surcharges, Port and Government Fees

 - Kit fees/materials cost

 - Shore Tours

 - Onboard meals in specialty restaurants

Take a Virtual Tour of our Ship, Holland America's Eurodam

Fare(s) in USD, per person, based on double occupancy, cruise only, subject to availability, are capacity controlled, may be limited by residency.  Holland America reserves the right to impose a fuel supplement of up to $12 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.  Additional surcharges including Port and Government fees of $295,  Passport fees, shore tours, gratuities (suggested, $15-16.00/day) and insurance are not included in the above pricing.  Other restrictions may apply.  Third person in a category rate applies only after two quilters are paying the regular quilter cabin rate in a cabin, special offers only valid for first 2 in cabin. Availability and any special offers by the cruise line are not guaranteed until a deposit is received and a booking is made. Holland America and Deb Roberts Tours are not responsible for omissions or typographical errors. Travel protection is optional and is not applicable until the final payment has been made.  Flexibility during cruise port time is allowed so each passenger may enjoy the area at their leisure.  Complimentary room service is applicable to that menu provided by Holland America with no charges. Room service gratuities are not included.  As port time is often quite limited, unless specified on this website, escorted trips to quilt shops or group activities are not planned while on shore so that one has control of their own time in each port.   Guests are encouraged to wait until the group is confirmed as a go prior to purchasing independent airline tickets.

©2011-2018 Holland America

To participate in the included activities and receive the above inclusions - the cruise must be booked through Deb Roberts' Tours.  Passports must be valid for 6 months after the end of this cruise/tour.




Due to unforeseen circumstances, there may be times when tours, teachers, itinerary, inclusions, projects, special offers and schedules may need to change or be canceled 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.

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