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Sewing by the Sea
11 Periwinkle Lane
Trenton, ME 04605
(207) 664-2558
Sewing Machine
Pine Tree Shopping Center
Brighton Avenue, Portland, ME

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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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Special Virus Hours
Open Wed. 9:30 - 5:00 and Thurs. 9:30 - 6:30 March 18 and 19.
Closed until at least April 1.
The Shop Hop will be happening but will extend through June .
Please do not come out if you have underlying health issues. If  you might be a carrier and don't want to pass it on, we have plenty of hand sanitizer to greet you at the door.


Pre-order Shop Hop Fabrics and Save
$10.50 per yard cash or check
$11.00 per yard plastic
We will package for you to pick up April 1.

Sewing Machines

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



Sewing by the Sea
207 664 2558
Sewing Machine Exchange


Winter Hours
Wed. - Sat.:  9:30 -5:00