"Spoil yourself and your sewing buddies. Sooo much inspiration to be found everywhere you look. Surrounded by like minded sewers. Entertainment blossoms in every nook and cranny. No end to the relaxation. You will be treating yourself like a queen and dreaming of your next visit.Put a reservation on top of your Christmas list and drop a bug in everyone's ear. Best gift you'll have ever gotton or given yourself. Accommodations are beyond beautiful, yes it is a little slice of heaven here on earth.
- Karen G, Waterford, PA

Fun Times at the Retreat

"Thank you for a wonderful week.  Can't put into words just how much I loved it.  We learned so very much and everyone was fun to be with."
Erie, PA

Thanks Judy, Katherine, Megan and the "angels" for a wonderful three day Ellisimo event at "Needle in a Haystack." I'm excited to try all the new things I learned about the Babylock Ellisimo Embroidery machine. The projects we did were so much fun and I can't wait to spend another fun-filled weekend with you!

McKean, PA

Miniature Quilt Retreat

"Thank you, thank you for such a wonderful weekend.  You all were so gracious and patient and welcoming.  It was a "one of a kind" experience (one I hope to repeat as after as I can)!  I just wanted you to know that all your planning and work you put into this wonderful barn and retreat is very much appreciated."
~ Nancy W.
, Oil City, PA

"I have experienced twice staying at the barn.  Both times were a wonderful experience and great learning opportunities.  Jeff and you have created a beautiful place to stay and allow us to create and share our love of sewing.  Your attention to detail and wanting everyone to be  comfortable did not go un-noticed.  A big thank you!"
~Jan N., Erie, PA

Jenny Doan Weekend and Trunk Show

"Jenny you were a blast!"
- Mary Lou V. Seneca, NY

"Just wanted to let you know how much my friends and I loved the Jenny Doan show! We came home just full of ideas for future projects.Loved meeting her and her daughter, they were so nice and NORMAL… I asked several questions and got very helpful answers. Thanks so much for hosting them. We are looking forward to coming up for another show."
- Dorothy L. Sandy Lake, PA

Click the picture to see a video of Jenny Doan on NBC Nightly News video taped at Needle in a Haystack!!
It was fun, fun, fun!!!
~Peg M. Erie, PA

Lone Star Weekend

Trisha Smith 3 Day Event

Thank you so much for a fantastic quilt weekend. I thoughly enjoyed every aspect.  The classes with Linda - PHENOMENAL!
The kind help FANTASTIC!  The hospitality and accommodations AWESOME!!  You have created a little heaven here on earth and I am so glad that I could and can partake in it.
Thank you again,
-Karen S.

"The Retreat with Linda Hall was wonderful! Your place is a treasure! Thanks so much!
- Linda K.

Scrap Therapy with Joan Ford

~We all had such a glorious time and enjoyed meeting our new American 'cousins'.  Your hospitality is by far way above and beyond.

 All the way home we raved about the time we had.  What's better than 4 days of sewing, shopping, eating, laughing and wine?  I so enjoyed your stores and probably have enough fabric to last a few years (not to say I wouldn't buy anymore!!)

 I have nothing negative to say about the whole experience.  I am still glowing this morning.

Jo-Anne, Canada