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Sew by the Bay Quilt Shop
2922 Loop 1781
Rockport, Tx 78382

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Sew by the Bay Quilt & Stitch Shop
Quilting, Knitting, Crochet, Cross Stitch
and MORE!

 Store Hours

Wednesday thru Saturday
10 am to 5 pm

Thanksgiving Week Hours:
Nov. 22 - 27, 2021
Monday - Tuesday
10 am to 5 pm
10 am to 1 pm
with a HUGE SALE
Closed Thursday thru Sunday for Holiday with Family & Friends

Week after Thanksgiving Hours:
Nov. 29 - Dec 4
Monday thru Saturday
10 am to 5 pm

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Event Calendar

November 2021
Classes for Week of November 22-27, 2021

  Monday, Nov. 22, 2021
Introduction and Refresher to EQ8
Class from 10 am until 3 pm.
$40 Instructor Fee

Learn the basics of using EQ8 to draw blocks and design quilts with this powerful digital quilting software.  The class will cover using the Block and Quilt worktables, basic drawing and editing skills, and using fabric to color quilt blocks.  On the Quilt Worktable we will learn to position and move blocks, create settings, and how to produce documents for fabric requirements, cutting charts, templates and paper piecing foundations.

Supplies:  laptop computer with EQ8 installed and activated.  Open the program while connected to the internet PRIOR TO CLASS to be sure you have the latest update.  Bring power cord, mouse, and paper and pen for taking notes.  If you have a quilt idea you wish to design or draw, bring along a picture or sketch.


Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2021
  Beach Dreams Block of the Month:
Block 12, The Sand Castle Block. 
Class 10 am until 3 pm
$40 Instructor Fee

Put together this large applique block with assistance from the designer, Reeze Hanson.  We will trace, fuse and applique all the parts of this block, with lots of tips and tricks for successful machine applique.

Supplies:  Block 12 pattern, block fabric, applique pressing sheet, small iron, ironing pad, fusible web, fine line sharpie, pins, scotch tape, painters tape,  rotary cutter, mat, ruler, sewing machine, basic sewing supplies, matching thread.


                                                                                                    COME JOIN IN ON THE FUN!

We ask Customers to please wear a mask and practice safe distances from others while in the Shop.

We are  a Janome Distributor.
New Janome Machines are available to demo and purchase
Service and Parts will be available too

Sign up for classes today on our Website

Machine Maintenance and Cleaning
Drop off your machine at the Shop Tuesday thru Saturday and Jeanne will clean and/or do maintenance on it. 
Call or text Jeanne at 361-463-7597 if you would like her to pick up or deliver your machine.

2922 Loop 1781
Rockport, Tx 78382

Welcome to Rockport's fabulous quilt store, located near Copano 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 Continental M7 with 18" 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 calendar!

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Sew by the Bay Quilt Shop
Contact Info
New Summer Hours!
Wednesday-Saturday: 10am-5pm
  • For faster service, please send a text with your name and message to 281-889-1518