Rates and Policies

Just Imagine;......
no phones, no kids, no work, no dishes, no cleaning or making beds!
Treat yourself to a sewing retreat weekend in our Beautiful restored 1900s dairy barn.

Your weekend starts with arrival between 3pm and 5pm on Thursday night and depart Sunday by 1:00 pm    

Open Sew Weekend
Retreat  Workshops are for:

~ 3 nights/4 days (Thursday -Sunday)

  6 Meals included with rate:

~ Thursday night dinner

~ Friday and Saturday breakfast and lunch

~ Sunday Breakfast

(There are several nearby restaurants to go out to dinner Friday and Saturday or delivery is available.)
IMPORTANT: If you have dietary restrictions- Please feel free to bring any food/snacks you wish to keep yourself comfortable and happy. There is a refrigerator you are welcome to use.   

Come by yourself, or with a buddy or two & be ready to meet new friends 

Get your sewing group of 18 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 a deposit of $150 per person at the time of registration for each person attending)


Open Sew rate is $339 per person

(if paid in full at time of registration- $369.00 per person if payment is made in two installments)
A Single room may be available for people who want a room to themselves for an additional charge. ($599) Otherwise you will be rooming with the person(s) that you indicate on the registration form.

***Open Sew Weekends payment options are:

  • $339.00 per person If paid in full at time of registration
  • Otherwise, a Deposit of $150.00 is required to reserve your space and the balance of $219.00 will be invoiced via email and must be paid in full 90 days prior to the retreat.
  • A single (non-shared) bedroom may be available for $599.00 when paid in full at time of reservation. Or a deposit of $150.00 may be made to reserve the single room - then would be invoiced $479.00 via email and must be paid 90 days prior to the retreat.
  • In very simple terms- You save $30 by paying in full at time of Reservation.  



Retreat Refund Policy:

  • 120+ days - Full Refund or Transfer reservation to another open retreat weekend.
  • 90-119 days  - Refund minus $150 deposit or transfer entire reservation to another open retreat weekend.
  • 31-89 days - 50% refund & 50% credit towards a reservation or store merchandise. OR you may find someone to take your place at the retreat and they can pay you- just let us know of your replacement. 
  • 30 days and under - $0 refund OR you may find someone to take your place at the retreat and they can pay you- just let us know of your replacement.  

Click here to see all room descriptions and photos.

Workshop Retreat Details

Provided for you in the workshop area are:
  • Ironing boards with Irons
  • Please do not bring your own Irons- the power strips cant handle the electric draw.
  • 4 ft X 8 ft cutting table
  • individual 3ft X 5 ft sewing table each equipped with a adjustable arm sewing light and 6 way adjustable posture perfect sewing chair
Open Sew weekends will require you to bring your sewing machine, projects and supplies. 

There are six bedrooms:  and 4 shared bathrooms
Please indicate on the registration form who you will be staying with so we can put you in the same room.
  • 5 rooms have two twin beds and would sleep 2 people.
  • 1 large room has a queen bed and two twin beds and would sleep 3 to 4.
  • 1 very large room has 5 twin beds.

Provided for you in the rooms are:
  • Clean sheets with a zippered encased pillow protector, (you are welcome to bring your own pillow), A lightweight polar fleece blanket, and a cozy quilt.
  • Towels and facecloths are provided in the bathrooms and will be laundered each day. Liquid shower soap and shampoo are in the showers. You will need to bring all other personal toiletries.
  • Free WiFi throughout the whole facility

Kitchen and living area:
  • Enjoy your meals in our large 20X40 open kitchen - dining area.
  • The meals provided will be catered in and available at specific times each morning and lunchtime. 
  • We will provide bottled water and coffee throughout the day. Other drinks , please bring your own.
  • Friday and Saturday evening meals are not provided so you may order in delivery or maybe step away from sewing and venture out to a restaurant. (Five within a five mile distance from Needle in a Haystack.)