A Place to Sew women's retreat is perfect for sewing, knitting, scrapbooking, quilting and crafting.

What to bring to your retreat?


Bring food and favorite recipes or talk to the owner about catering options. The kitchen is equipped with tableware, cookware and kitchen linens. You’ll also find a coffeemaker, microwave, hand-mixer, blender, crock-pot & toaster.

Bedrooms & Baths

Bath toiletries and maybe your favorite pillow if you can’t live without it. All bedroom and bathroom linens are furnished.

Project Room

Bring your sewing machine & supplies, scrapbooking supplies, crafting items etc. We provide irons, ironing boards, Ott Lites and cutting mats.

What else:

  • Laptop or Tablets We provide wifi for your convenience.
  • Camera This is a historical and maybe even a hysterical venture worth documenting!
  • Cell phones Most people have reception.
  • Binoculars to view the eagles nesting across the river.
  • DVDs We don’t get TV reception but do have a DVD player.
  • CDs Player provided.
  • Extra projects You won’t believe how much you get done!

What you should not bring:

  • There is no smoking in The Cottage.
  • Pets are not allowed.

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