To register for classes and choose a room package, click on the Registration button to access the shopping cart 

For more information, you can email Studio 180 Academy at

Sept 20 - 23, 2017

Sewing Machine Rental

Sewing Machine Rental will be available for the 2018 Studio 180 Academy. You can reserve a machine at the time of registration. 

2018 Dates

Sept 19-23

​Illinois State Beach Resort

Lots of


Handicap rooms or Dietary/Allergy Considerations

If you require a handicap room or have dietary considerations or allergies that we need to be aware of, please select the options located in the shopping cart when you register. You may also email us at  

3 Full Days of Instruction!

We just want you to be in the know!

The 2018 Studio 180 Academy is in the works and here are the details:

Location: Illinois Beach Resort and Conference Center, One Lake Front Drive in Zion, IL

Here is a link to look at the beautiful accommodations:


Flights: If you are flying, you can fly into either airport: Chicago O'Hare or Milwaukee, WI - Mitchell Airport. We will provide shuttle service to and from either airport for approximately $30 each way per person. There will be no shuttle service to or from Midway airport.  

Academy Cost is $975 for an all-inclusive package of 3 days of instruction, meals and double occupancy lodging. Single occupancy is $1350

Open Registration is March 1, 2018 (there will be priority registration for the 2017 participants)

Happy planning!

Thank you to everyone who attended the 2017 Studio 180 Academy!

Cancellation Policy - No refund for cancellations after August 18, 2018. There is a $50 non-refundable deposit for any cancellations prior to August 18, 2018. 

September 20 - 23, 2017

Studio 180 Academy

2018 Studio 180 Academy Location:

Illinois Beach Resort & Conference Center

One Lake Front Drive

Zion, Illinois  60099

​1-866-IL BEACH or (847) 625-7300