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Sewing by the Sea
11 Periwinkle Lane
Trenton, ME 04605
(207) 664-2558

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Welcome to Sew Maine!

Sewing by the Sea began modestly, in 1991, in an old carpenter shop in the town of Bar Harbor on Mount Desert Island. In 1998, after infusing the local community with an excitement for quilting and sewing, as well as becoming an authorized Pfaff dealer, the business outgrew the store's location and moved just over the bridge to a 2100 sq. ft., two story building in the neighboring town of Trenton.

The store's goal to provide year-round service to the local sewing community continued at the new location, offering a full line of Pfaff sewing machines, premium fabrics for quilting and garment sewing and a wonderful selection of patterns, notions, books. Additionally, a full lineup of classes, in a variety of sewing styles and skill levels, are offered to meet the educational needs of local customers. With square footage to spare, the upper floor of the building was converted into a quilters haven, where seamstresses of all ages could mingle, learn and share. A longarm quilting machine was acquired and quilting services began to be offered....
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Local designer Solvejg Maraketz will be in Falmouth at the Sewing Machine Exchange 
on Saturday March 30 from 10 to 12.  
Fabrics from her Goose Pond Flannel line and her Bittersweet quilt cotton line will be abailable. That day only!  Drop by and say “hi.”

Ice Quilting Derby


January – March

Visit Sewing by the Sea
(Only open Wed. - Sat. in Feb. & March)


Quilt ‘n’ Fabric

Each month for a piece of the quilt.

January – trees

February – stars

March – joining strips

Kits will be for sale in all stores

Finished Passports will be entered for prizes.

You do not need to make your quilt and attend the sharing
event in May to be eligible for prizes.
.  You do need to get nine stamps on your
passport and turn it in at one of the shops.

Click below for instructions on making a Charm Bracelet:








Upcoming Classes

Classes in Trenton or Falmouth as mentioned

Click to see the information on our exciting and fun classes! Or, click here to see our entire calendar!

Sewing Machines

Authorized Pfaff and Husvarna/Viking Dealer
Machines are set up in the shop for you to test drive.



207 664 2558


11 Periwinkle Lane
       Trenton, ME 04605


Winter Hours

Wed..  - Sat.: 9:30 -5:00
Sun.-Tues: CLOSED

Sewing Machine Exchange 
Wed - Fri : 9:00 - 4:00

Sat : 9:00 - 12:00