Needle in a Haystack Retreat
             ~Fabric Outlet Barn~ 


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Needle in a Haystack Retreat Calendar

Please view the list below to check the availability of each weekend.

  • If the weekend says open sew and available, this means you bring your projects and supplies and work on your own. This is for individuals or groups up to 18 people.

  • If there is a topic listed, this means that particular workshop will take place that weekend.

  • Once you have decided on a weekend that works for you and/or your friends, scroll to that date in the list below to open the registration form.  All registration is done here online, by clicking the date weekend in the list below

  • We use Paypal to accept your payment for registration. You DO NOT need to have a Paypal account!  You will be given the option on the form to pay by credit card.

  • We have space  for 18 people. Please know if you register with a group less than 18 you will be enjoying the retreat center with others. What a great opportunity to meet new people that share your same passion.

  • There are 7 rooms; 1 room sleeps 4 , 1 room sleeps 5,  4 rooms sleeps 2 and 1 room sleeps 1 person.

  • Please scroll down through the list to find your weekend.

    Come by yourself, or with a buddy or two & be ready to meet new friends 
    Get your sewing group of 20-22 together and have the whole place to yourselves!
    (to guarantee that you will have the entire place to yourself,  you will need to register online and pay at least the deposit of $100 per person at time of registration for each person attending)

    Open Sew rate is $279 per person
    ($279 if paid in full at time of registration OR $309.00 pp if payment made in two installments, you will be sent an invoice via PayPal at about 90 days before your
    scheduled retreat)
    A Single room may be available for people who want a room to themselves for an additional charge. ($529) Otherwise you will be rooming with the person(s) that you indicate on the registration form.

    ***Open Sew Weekends payment options are:

  • $279 per person, if PAID in FULL at time of registration. 
  • Otherwise, a deposit of $100 is required to reserve a space and balance of $209 will be invoiced via e-mail and must be paid 90 days prior to arrival. 
  • (Customers who request a single room will pay in full $529 or can pay $100 deposit and will be invoiced a balance of $429.)
  • In very simple terms --you save $30 to pay in full when you register



Please click on the weekend of your choice in the list below to be taken to the registration form to  book your retreat.


4-7 Filled
Open Sew

11-14 Happy Mother's Day

Open Sew

25-28- Filled
Open Sew


8-11  FULL
Open Sew

22-25 FULL
Open Sew

29 - July 2
After Market Preview 
Details coming soon!


Open Sew

Open Sew 

Open Sew 

27-30 Filled 
Open Sew 


3-6 Filled
Open Sew

Open Sew

Open Sew

No retreat
as we will be attending the

Baby Lock Convention 


August 31 -3
Open Sew
Happy Labor Day 

7-10 Filled
Open Sew

14-17 Closed
See you at Quilting on the Bayfront

21-24 Filled
Open Sew

28-1 Filled 
Open Sew



9-12  FILLED
Open Sew

Happy Thanksgiving 


Holiday Day Retreats 

Holiday Open House
Merry Christmas 
Closed to spend quality time with family and staff for the remainder of the year.
See you in 2018!


Happy New Year 
Needle in a Haystack/Fabric Outlet Barn will reopen Jan 15

Open Sew

Open Sew