Needle in a Haystack Quilt Retreat Findley Lake, NY



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

Your weekend starts  at 5pm on Thursday night through  Sunday at 1:00pm   
Open sew weekend
Retreat  worshops are for:

~ 3nights/4days (Thursday -Sunday)

  6 Meals included with rate:

~ Thursday night dinner

~ Friday and Saturday breakfast and lunch

~ Sunday Brunch


(Kitchen is available for you to bring food for dinner or you are more than welcome to order food from a nearby restaurant for delivery or to go out for dinner Friday and Saturday evening.)

Your host, Judy and Jeff Fenton, along with daughter Megan, have been restoring this 1900's dairy barn for 23 years. 
As a retail sewing and fabric store owner, it has been Judy's dream to someday convert the barn into "Needle in a Haystack"!

Needle in a Haystack Retreat is just that! A beautiful, workshop-retreat haven for quilters, knitters and/or scrap bookers, who need a gathering place to enjoy time together and to experience the passion for these hobbies.
All while experiencing the fresh country air, clean, cozy quilt- covered beds, and a spacious, well lit classroom area to partake in their hobby.

On the lower living floor, there are six bedrooms and four bathrooms.  Enough beds for 16 to sleep.
and on the main level is the classroom area, complete with 18 individual tables -each with a posture perfect, sew compfort chair- for hours of comfortable sewing, each person has a 3'X5' sturdy sewing table equipt with a daylight lamp and sewing station organizer and cup holder and scrap trash bin.

There is even has a beautiful stone fireplace in the classroom area to keep you toasty warm and enjoy the ambiance of the soft glow. Stay up and sew all night if you want!

There is an outdoor fire pit, paved with the tiles from the original silos, for telling stories and roasting marshmallows.
We have a wraparound porch with many rocking chairs and a large deck with an Amish-style clothesline for airing the quilts upon your arrival on Thursday afternoon. Indulge yourself for the next three nights until you depart Sunday afternoon.

Additional nearby attractions include Peak N Peek first class resort for golfing and skiing, many local wineries for tasting and touring, Amish country tours and shopping for handmade wares, quant shops for antiquing and browsing to find a special nice-aty for yourself,  and of course fabric shopping!!

Send us an email to needleinahaystackretreat@gmail.com.

Gather you’re quilting buddies and come as a group, OR come yourself, or with just a friend or two, and meet some new ones.  We would love to have you as our guest to experience your passion with your craft.  You deserve to be pampered and we’de appreciate the opportunity to do so.

Click Here for directions to Needle in a Haystack.

See you soon.