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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

Tuesday thru Friday
10 am - 5 pm
10 am - 4 pm

Click Below for our Event Calendar

Event Calendar

January 2022
This Week at Sew by the Bay!

Ladies and Gentlemen!
Voting continues for our Impromptu Quilt Show. We have had a great turnout so far for Voting! They are all just stunning so the voting is difficult! We will count the votes on Saturday, January 29, 2022. Gift Certificates will be awarded to the top three Quilt Owners.
(this is not an official Quilt Show so your quilts are eligible for future Quilt Shows)

The Happy Hookers (Crochet) and Knotty Knitters (Knitting) will meet this Friday, Jan 21st. We welcome all who are interested in these crafts, from beginners to advanced! Snacks are provided or feel free to bring snacks to share. An all day event from 11 am until 4 pm. Come and go as you please. This week is bring your project and work on it. Show n Tell is always welcome!

Sew It Saturday
10 am - 4 pm
Saturday, January 22, 2022
Bring your sewing machines, hand work and projects to work on all day while socializing and making new friends.  Feel free to bring snacks to share. 

Next Week at Sew by the Bay
We are scheduling CLASSES!
Here are a few, More to Come...

Template Free Rotary Cutting Class
Jan Svatek
10 am - 2 pm
Tuesday, January 25, 2022
Class Fee $25
Beginners Course
Learn how to create hundreds of quilt blocks without templates using your rotary cutter and the rulers listed below.
Need Easy Angle Ruler, Companion Ruler and Tri Rex Ruler
You will need 1/4 yard cuts, (fat quarters will work) of 4 or more coordinating fabrics (light, medium and dark values).  Most of strips will be cut at 2.5" OR 4.5".
Supplies Needed:  Sewing machine with 1/4" foot, rotary cutter, ruler (6"x24" or equivalent) glass head pins, marking tools, travel iron, small ironing surface and small cutting mat (last three items are optional)
Doors open at 9:30 am to set up your workstation.

Feathers, Fillers & Fibers
A Free Motion Quilting Class
Mimi Braniff
10 am - 4 pm
Thursday, January 27, 2022
Supplies needed:  Sewing Machine in Good Working Order with the ability to drop or cover feed dogs.  2 filled bobbins with your favorite thread and a couple of empty bobbins as well.  Darning Foot, any type.  Bring your ruler foot if you have one.  Don't forget your machine's foot pedal and electrical cord!  Bring 50 weight thread.  Bring Embroidery weight threads of 50, 40 and 30.  Any threads you would like to try for quilting, bring them!  Machine Needles, 70/10, 80/20, 90/14.  "Quilt Sandwiches", two pieces 12x15 (or fat quarter size) of solid color fabric with 100% cotton or 80/20 batting sandwiched in between.  Bring at least 8-10 sandwiches to practice with. A pen, pencil or favorite fabric marker, note paper, fabric scissors.  Doors will open at 9:30 to set up your workstation.  Class begins at 10 am. 



Collage Class
Barb Goodlock
10 am until 4 pm
Saturday, February 5, 2022
$25.00 class fee for Instructor
Bring your own pattern or choose from our selection of Laura Heine, Elizabeth Hartman and other Designers for the perfect pattern to learn the Collage Technique. 
Refreshments provided, feel free to bring snacks to share.


Hand Quilting
Jan Svatek
10 am - 1 pm
Monday, February 7, 2022

More Details to Follow
Easy Stack 5 - Floating Florals
Barb Goodlock
10 am - 4 pm
Friday, February 11, 2022
More Details to Follow
Refreshments provided, feel free to bring snacks to share
Jan Svatek
10 am - 1 pm
Tuesday, February 15, 2022
More Details to Follow


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 in the Shop
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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Contact Info
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Wednesday-Saturday: 10am-5pm
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