Sew by the Bay

Rockport, Texas
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Welcome to Rockport's fabulous quilt store, located right on the bay. . .

  • Sew by the Bay Quilt Shop is a full service quilt store with fabrics from coastal prints to hand-dyed batiks, most 44/45" wide.
  • Check out our calendar of inspirational sewing classes. We are very fortunate to have the most talented sewing and fiber artists right here in Rockport sharing a variety of techniques. Plan your next visit to Rockport with friends and schedule a class at Sew by the Bay
  • Check out our best-selling Janome sewing machines from the new 3160QDC to our Skyline S5 and then our largest quilting machine the Horizon 9400 with 11" of sewing space and numerous stitches to create your own project from start to finish!
  • We offer financing for our Janome sewing machines through Synchrony.
  • More classes will be added soon to our summer calendar!

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Summer News

Darleena Lanier and the Rockport Retreat House now own "Sew by the Bay" Quilt Shop (formerly Golden Needles & Quilts) with the Grand Opening Scheduled for September 12, 2018 at 2 pm for the Ribbon Cutting Celebration.

Lots to do in Rockport: Labor Day weekend is coming up followed by our sensational HUMMINGBIRD FESTIVAL. Our local winery in the downtown district is a funtastic place to visit and Rockport appreciates the support given to all your favorite local shops...

"Shop Rockport" and help keep "Rockport STRONG"

Grand Opening Celebration!

Due to the Rain this past Saturday, we are going to continue the Grand Opening Celebration this Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018.  Lots of new Fabrics to "ooooooh and aaaaaaah" over. 

Check our calendar for new classes!!!
For  those who have loved  the little Seahorse, Flamingo, Octopus, Lobster and Crab Yo-Yo Sea Critters, Barb Goodlock will be having the class this Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018 from 10 am until 1 pm.  $25.00 for the class.

Jeanne Bueltel will be teaching a tablerunner and/or pillowcase class on Tuesday, Sept 25, 2018.  Class is $25.00 and begins at 10 am. and the 2018 Row by Row class on Friday, Sept. 28, 2018.

New Classes are being prepared now so watch our pages here and on our Facebook page for more info as the classes are scheduled.  "Tropical Pinwheels" will be a new addition taught by shop owner Darleena Lanier.  We are lining up more teachers and even trunk shows. 
Block of the Month will begin soon with a Tropical Surprise Quilt.  Look for further details.

We are working on a "Mystery Quilt"  that should begin in October.  Hope you will join us as we hand out clues on a weekly basis for four weeks before the big Reveal of the finished quilt!

All this week, thru Saturday, Sept 22, 2018, bring your machine in for an annual cleaning by Jeanne and receive  a gift certificate for future use at Sew by the Bay.  Call Jeanne at 361-463-7597.

Sew-In Saturday from 10 am until 3:45 pm.  Bring your machines and projects and join other ladies to finish those UFO's hiding in your closet.

Take advantage of discount pricing on one of our shop favorites, taking orders for the Janome 9400 and the 3160QDC AND get free lessons!!!
Delivery in 3-4 days!!!

Come on in and check out our "Work In Progress" Phase as we change the store and bring it back to life with LOTS OF FUN things to do!

Row by Row 2018 is here!...

Kits $15.99 - 
Our shop favorite "Leaning Tree" kit is available for $78.99. We will have Tiny Jewel Hummingbird Kits available during the grand opening and Hummingbird Festival. 

Now available:

Leaning Tree Kit $78.99 
Coastal RowbyRow Kits 2015-2017
Each $15.99

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