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Welcome to “And Sew It Began – Pieceful Stitches,” the first Texas quilting retreat venue nestled in the heart of historic LaPorte, TX. Whether it be sewing, quilting, scrapbooking, or other crafting, this is the place that can offer you the room and comfort to create something beautiful. You’ll be treated to a spacious new state of the art studio with great lighting, design walls, and comfortable chairs. If that’s not enough, this quaint little home is less than 2 blocks away from your very own "personal" quilt shop.  Our shop loves to cater to your special requests. 

Enjoy stepping back in time and experiencing the character of a 1913 Sears kit house. Each bedroom room is decorated in a different theme and there’s a cozy living room with a fireplace for when you just want to chill out and read a book. A full kitchen is at your disposal and the large dining area can seat your entire group. If cooking is not your thing, plenty of gourmet restaurants are right around the corner.

Nothing recharges your batteries like spending uninterrupted, quality time with your best friends, doing what you love.

Say “no” to demands, obligations and stress! Come to “And Sew It Began – Pieceful Stitches” to relax, recharge and pursue your passions!

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Classes & Events


Custom Sneakers Class
- Mar 09, 2024 09:00 am

Join us for a full ay of fun while you make a custom pair of sneakers. Class Fee includes a full day of instruction and a pair of sneaker soles. We will provide some of the tools needed for making the sneakers like a needle, thread and eyelets and setting tool.

Cost: $ 150.00
Custom Sneakers Class
- Mar 21, 2024 09:00 am

Join us for a full ay of fun while you make a custom pair of sneakers. Class Fee includes a full day of instruction and a pair of sneaker soles. We will provide some of the tools needed for making the sneakers like a needle, thread and eyelets and setting tool.

Cost: $ 150.00
101 Beginning Quilting: April, 2024
- Apr 02, 2024 05:00 pm

You will be learning how to make 12 quilt blocks. Basic knowledge of your machine will provide you more time to learn 1/4" seam allowances, matching points and even an applique block as you put together your quilt top in this 5 session course, beginning April 2,, 2024 and will meet weekly. The class will end on April 30.

Cost: $ 120.00
Featherweight Maintenance - Do you own a Featherweight Sewing Machine? Do you want to sew with your precious Featherweight? Haven't used it in years? Want to learn to maintain it yourself? This is the class for you. Featherweight Maintenance Spa Day! In this hands-on class you will learn how to service your Featherweight sewing machine yourself. You will develop the skill set to clean, oil, and grease the proper locations to keep your machine running in tip top shape. You will also learn some tricks to sewing with your machine and gain confidence in using it on a regular basis, if you so desire. You will feel empowered and ready for your next quilt or project. We will practice your new skill set so you are comfortable enough to start piecing a quilt top or your next sewing adventure. At the end, if time permits, we will review the accessories/feet that came with your machine as well. This will prepare you for a Part 2 class in the future. Minimum of 8 students required for the class to be held. Cancellations within 72 hours of the class are not available for a refund or store credit. Cancellations made 72 hours prior to class may receive a store credit.

Cost: $ 75.00
Custom Sneakers Class
- May 11, 2024 09:00 am

Join us for a full ay of fun while you make a custom pair of sneakers. Class Fee includes a full day of instruction and a pair of sneaker soles. We will provide some of the tools needed for making the sneakers like a needle, thread and eyelets and setting tool.

Cost: $ 150.00
Sew Day Sewcials - 2024 dates
- Mar 02, 2024 10:00 am

Time: 10 a.m to 7 p.m Cost: $10/person Come and join us for our Saturday Sewcial. Bring your sewing machine, project, supplies and your food/snacks/drinks for the day. Setup begins at 10 a.m. and we will close up at 7 p.m. If you have questions, please contact the shop at 281-941-4140 or email andsewitbegan@gmail.com You must register and pay for your spot before arriving. This is a NON-REFUNDABLE event! Set-up 9:45am Thank you.

Cost: $ 10.00
Sew Day Sewcials - 2024 dates
- Mar 03, 2024 10:00 am

Time: 10 a.m to 7 p.m Cost: $10/person Come and join us for our Saturday Sewcial. Bring your sewing machine, project, supplies and your food/snacks/drinks for the day. Setup begins at 10 a.m. and we will close up at 7 p.m. If you have questions, please contact the shop at 281-941-4140 or email andsewitbegan@gmail.com You must register and pay for your spot before arriving. This is a NON-REFUNDABLE event! Set-up 9:45am Thank you.

Cost: $ 10.00
Friday Featherweight Club - 2024
- Mar 22, 2024 10:30 am

Friday Featherweight Club for 2024 will have a $5 table reservation fee. We will apply the $5 against your purchases on the day of the event only. No refund or transfer of the table reservation fee.

Cost: $ 5.00
Thursday Featherweight Club - 2024
- Mar 28, 2024 10:30 am

Thursday Featherweight club is from 10-4 on the 4th Thursday of each month.

Cost: $ FREE
Sew Day Sewcials - 2024 dates
- Apr 06, 2024 10:00 am

Time: 10 a.m to 7 p.m Cost: $10/person Come and join us for our Saturday Sewcial. Bring your sewing machine, project, supplies and your food/snacks/drinks for the day. Setup begins at 10 a.m. and we will close up at 7 p.m. If you have questions, please contact the shop at 281-941-4140 or email andsewitbegan@gmail.com You must register and pay for your spot before arriving. This is a NON-REFUNDABLE event! Set-up 9:45am Thank you.

Cost: $ 10.00
Sew Day Sewcials - 2024 dates
- Apr 07, 2024 10:00 am

Time: 10 a.m to 7 p.m Cost: $10/person Come and join us for our Saturday Sewcial. Bring your sewing machine, project, supplies and your food/snacks/drinks for the day. Setup begins at 10 a.m. and we will close up at 7 p.m. If you have questions, please contact the shop at 281-941-4140 or email andsewitbegan@gmail.com You must register and pay for your spot before arriving. This is a NON-REFUNDABLE event! Set-up 9:45am Thank you.

Cost: $ 10.00
Thursday Featherweight Club - 2024
- Apr 25, 2024 10:30 am

Thursday Featherweight club is from 10-4 on the 4th Thursday of each month.

Cost: $ FREE
Friday Featherweight Club - 2024
- Apr 26, 2024 10:30 am

Friday Featherweight Club for 2024 will have a $5 table reservation fee. We will apply the $5 against your purchases on the day of the event only. No refund or transfer of the table reservation fee.

Cost: $ 5.00
Sew Day Sewcials - 2024 dates
- May 04, 2024 10:00 am

Time: 10 a.m to 7 p.m Cost: $10/person Come and join us for our Saturday Sewcial. Bring your sewing machine, project, supplies and your food/snacks/drinks for the day. Setup begins at 10 a.m. and we will close up at 7 p.m. If you have questions, please contact the shop at 281-941-4140 or email andsewitbegan@gmail.com You must register and pay for your spot before arriving. This is a NON-REFUNDABLE event! Set-up 9:45am Thank you.

Cost: $ 10.00
Sew Day Sewcials - 2024 dates
- May 05, 2024 10:00 am

Time: 10 a.m to 7 p.m Cost: $10/person Come and join us for our Saturday Sewcial. Bring your sewing machine, project, supplies and your food/snacks/drinks for the day. Setup begins at 10 a.m. and we will close up at 7 p.m. If you have questions, please contact the shop at 281-941-4140 or email andsewitbegan@gmail.com You must register and pay for your spot before arriving. This is a NON-REFUNDABLE event! Set-up 9:45am Thank you.

Cost: $ 10.00
Thursday Featherweight Club - 2024
- May 23, 2024 10:30 am

Thursday Featherweight club is from 10-4 on the 4th Thursday of each month.

Cost: $ FREE
Friday Featherweight Club - 2024
- May 24, 2024 10:30 am

Friday Featherweight Club for 2024 will have a $5 table reservation fee. We will apply the $5 against your purchases on the day of the event only. No refund or transfer of the table reservation fee.

Cost: $ 5.00
Sew Day Sewcials - 2024 dates
- Jun 01, 2024 10:00 am

Time: 10 a.m to 7 p.m Cost: $10/person Come and join us for our Saturday Sewcial. Bring your sewing machine, project, supplies and your food/snacks/drinks for the day. Setup begins at 10 a.m. and we will close up at 7 p.m. If you have questions, please contact the shop at 281-941-4140 or email andsewitbegan@gmail.com You must register and pay for your spot before arriving. This is a NON-REFUNDABLE event! Set-up 9:45am Thank you.

Cost: $ 10.00
Sew Day Sewcials - 2024 dates
- Jun 02, 2024 10:00 am

Time: 10 a.m to 7 p.m Cost: $10/person Come and join us for our Saturday Sewcial. Bring your sewing machine, project, supplies and your food/snacks/drinks for the day. Setup begins at 10 a.m. and we will close up at 7 p.m. If you have questions, please contact the shop at 281-941-4140 or email andsewitbegan@gmail.com You must register and pay for your spot before arriving. This is a NON-REFUNDABLE event! Set-up 9:45am Thank you.

Cost: $ 10.00
Thursday Featherweight Club - 2024
- Jun 27, 2024 10:30 am

Thursday Featherweight club is from 10-4 on the 4th Thursday of each month.

Cost: $ FREE
Friday Featherweight Club - 2024
- Jun 28, 2024 10:30 am

Friday Featherweight Club for 2024 will have a $5 table reservation fee. We will apply the $5 against your purchases on the day of the event only. No refund or transfer of the table reservation fee.

Cost: $ 5.00
Sew Day Sewcials - 2024 dates
- Jul 06, 2024 10:00 am

Time: 10 a.m to 7 p.m Cost: $10/person Come and join us for our Saturday Sewcial. Bring your sewing machine, project, supplies and your food/snacks/drinks for the day. Setup begins at 10 a.m. and we will close up at 7 p.m. If you have questions, please contact the shop at 281-941-4140 or email andsewitbegan@gmail.com You must register and pay for your spot before arriving. This is a NON-REFUNDABLE event! Set-up 9:45am Thank you.

Cost: $ 10.00
Sew Day Sewcials - 2024 dates
- Jul 07, 2024 10:00 am

Time: 10 a.m to 7 p.m Cost: $10/person Come and join us for our Saturday Sewcial. Bring your sewing machine, project, supplies and your food/snacks/drinks for the day. Setup begins at 10 a.m. and we will close up at 7 p.m. If you have questions, please contact the shop at 281-941-4140 or email andsewitbegan@gmail.com You must register and pay for your spot before arriving. This is a NON-REFUNDABLE event! Set-up 9:45am Thank you.

Cost: $ 10.00
Thursday Featherweight Club - 2024
- Jul 25, 2024 10:30 am

Thursday Featherweight club is from 10-4 on the 4th Thursday of each month.

Cost: $ FREE
Friday Featherweight Club - 2024
- Jul 26, 2024 10:30 am

Friday Featherweight Club for 2024 will have a $5 table reservation fee. We will apply the $5 against your purchases on the day of the event only. No refund or transfer of the table reservation fee.

Cost: $ 5.00
Sew Day Sewcials - 2024 dates
- Aug 03, 2024 10:00 am

Time: 10 a.m to 7 p.m Cost: $10/person Come and join us for our Saturday Sewcial. Bring your sewing machine, project, supplies and your food/snacks/drinks for the day. Setup begins at 10 a.m. and we will close up at 7 p.m. If you have questions, please contact the shop at 281-941-4140 or email andsewitbegan@gmail.com You must register and pay for your spot before arriving. This is a NON-REFUNDABLE event! Set-up 9:45am Thank you.

Cost: $ 10.00
Sew Day Sewcials - 2024 dates
- Aug 04, 2024 10:00 am

Time: 10 a.m to 7 p.m Cost: $10/person Come and join us for our Saturday Sewcial. Bring your sewing machine, project, supplies and your food/snacks/drinks for the day. Setup begins at 10 a.m. and we will close up at 7 p.m. If you have questions, please contact the shop at 281-941-4140 or email andsewitbegan@gmail.com You must register and pay for your spot before arriving. This is a NON-REFUNDABLE event! Set-up 9:45am Thank you.

Cost: $ 10.00
Thursday Featherweight Club - 2024
- Aug 22, 2024 10:30 am

Thursday Featherweight club is from 10-4 on the 4th Thursday of each month.

Cost: $ FREE
Friday Featherweight Club - 2024
- Aug 23, 2024 10:30 am

Friday Featherweight Club for 2024 will have a $5 table reservation fee. We will apply the $5 against your purchases on the day of the event only. No refund or transfer of the table reservation fee.

Cost: $ 5.00
Sew Day Sewcials - 2024 dates
- Sep 07, 2024 10:00 am

Time: 10 a.m to 7 p.m Cost: $10/person Come and join us for our Saturday Sewcial. Bring your sewing machine, project, supplies and your food/snacks/drinks for the day. Setup begins at 10 a.m. and we will close up at 7 p.m. If you have questions, please contact the shop at 281-941-4140 or email andsewitbegan@gmail.com You must register and pay for your spot before arriving. This is a NON-REFUNDABLE event! Set-up 9:45am Thank you.

Cost: $ 10.00
Sew Day Sewcials - 2024 dates
- Sep 08, 2024 10:00 am

Time: 10 a.m to 7 p.m Cost: $10/person Come and join us for our Saturday Sewcial. Bring your sewing machine, project, supplies and your food/snacks/drinks for the day. Setup begins at 10 a.m. and we will close up at 7 p.m. If you have questions, please contact the shop at 281-941-4140 or email andsewitbegan@gmail.com You must register and pay for your spot before arriving. This is a NON-REFUNDABLE event! Set-up 9:45am Thank you.

Cost: $ 10.00
Thursday Featherweight Club - 2024
- Sep 26, 2024 10:30 am

Thursday Featherweight club is from 10-4 on the 4th Thursday of each month.

Cost: $ FREE
Friday Featherweight Club - 2024
- Sep 27, 2024 10:30 am

Friday Featherweight Club for 2024 will have a $5 table reservation fee. We will apply the $5 against your purchases on the day of the event only. No refund or transfer of the table reservation fee.

Cost: $ 5.00
Sew Day Sewcials - 2024 dates
- Oct 05, 2024 10:00 am

Time: 10 a.m to 7 p.m Cost: $10/person Come and join us for our Saturday Sewcial. Bring your sewing machine, project, supplies and your food/snacks/drinks for the day. Setup begins at 10 a.m. and we will close up at 7 p.m. If you have questions, please contact the shop at 281-941-4140 or email andsewitbegan@gmail.com You must register and pay for your spot before arriving. This is a NON-REFUNDABLE event! Set-up 9:45am Thank you.

Cost: $ 10.00
Sew Day Sewcials - 2024 dates
- Oct 06, 2024 10:00 am

Time: 10 a.m to 7 p.m Cost: $10/person Come and join us for our Saturday Sewcial. Bring your sewing machine, project, supplies and your food/snacks/drinks for the day. Setup begins at 10 a.m. and we will close up at 7 p.m. If you have questions, please contact the shop at 281-941-4140 or email andsewitbegan@gmail.com You must register and pay for your spot before arriving. This is a NON-REFUNDABLE event! Set-up 9:45am Thank you.

Cost: $ 10.00
Thursday Featherweight Club - 2024
- Oct 24, 2024 10:30 am

Thursday Featherweight club is from 10-4 on the 4th Thursday of each month.

Cost: $ FREE
Friday Featherweight Club - 2024
- Oct 25, 2024 10:30 am

Friday Featherweight Club for 2024 will have a $5 table reservation fee. We will apply the $5 against your purchases on the day of the event only. No refund or transfer of the table reservation fee.

Cost: $ 5.00
Sew Day Sewcials - 2024 dates
- Nov 02, 2024 10:00 am

Time: 10 a.m to 7 p.m Cost: $10/person Come and join us for our Saturday Sewcial. Bring your sewing machine, project, supplies and your food/snacks/drinks for the day. Setup begins at 10 a.m. and we will close up at 7 p.m. If you have questions, please contact the shop at 281-941-4140 or email andsewitbegan@gmail.com You must register and pay for your spot before arriving. This is a NON-REFUNDABLE event! Set-up 9:45am Thank you.

Cost: $ 10.00
Sew Day Sewcials - 2024 dates
- Nov 03, 2024 10:00 am

Time: 10 a.m to 7 p.m Cost: $10/person Come and join us for our Saturday Sewcial. Bring your sewing machine, project, supplies and your food/snacks/drinks for the day. Setup begins at 10 a.m. and we will close up at 7 p.m. If you have questions, please contact the shop at 281-941-4140 or email andsewitbegan@gmail.com You must register and pay for your spot before arriving. This is a NON-REFUNDABLE event! Set-up 9:45am Thank you.

Cost: $ 10.00
Thursday Featherweight Club - 2024
- Nov 21, 2024 10:30 am

Thursday Featherweight club is from 10-4 on the 4th Thursday of each month.

Cost: $ FREE
Friday Featherweight Club - 2024
- Nov 22, 2024 10:30 am

Friday Featherweight Club for 2024 will have a $5 table reservation fee. We will apply the $5 against your purchases on the day of the event only. No refund or transfer of the table reservation fee.

Cost: $ 5.00
Sew Day Sewcials - 2024 dates
- Dec 07, 2024 10:00 am

Time: 10 a.m to 7 p.m Cost: $10/person Come and join us for our Saturday Sewcial. Bring your sewing machine, project, supplies and your food/snacks/drinks for the day. Setup begins at 10 a.m. and we will close up at 7 p.m. If you have questions, please contact the shop at 281-941-4140 or email andsewitbegan@gmail.com You must register and pay for your spot before arriving. This is a NON-REFUNDABLE event! Set-up 9:45am Thank you.

Cost: $ 10.00
Sew Day Sewcials - 2024 dates
- Dec 08, 2024 10:00 am

Time: 10 a.m to 7 p.m Cost: $10/person Come and join us for our Saturday Sewcial. Bring your sewing machine, project, supplies and your food/snacks/drinks for the day. Setup begins at 10 a.m. and we will close up at 7 p.m. If you have questions, please contact the shop at 281-941-4140 or email andsewitbegan@gmail.com You must register and pay for your spot before arriving. This is a NON-REFUNDABLE event! Set-up 9:45am Thank you.

Cost: $ 10.00
Thursday Featherweight Club - 2024
- Dec 19, 2024 10:30 am

Thursday Featherweight club is from 10-4 on the 4th Thursday of each month.

Cost: $ FREE
Friday Featherweight Club - 2024
- Dec 20, 2024 10:30 am

Friday Featherweight Club for 2024 will have a $5 table reservation fee. We will apply the $5 against your purchases on the day of the event only. No refund or transfer of the table reservation fee.

Cost: $ 5.00