La Porte Quickly Becoming Quilters Haven On Galveston Bay
AND SEW IT BEGAN
La Porte is home to one of the first quilting retreats in the Houston-area. “And Sew It Began: Pieceful Stitches,” is a beautifully renovated retreat and quilt shop located near historic Main Street at 211 South 1st St. This stunningly unique business is quickly becoming a haven for sewers, quilters, scrapbookers, and crafting individuals of all kinds.
The renovated 1913 Sears kit house provides a cozy retreat with the comfort, space and enough old world charm to create something beautiful with friends. The business also provides a large state of the art studio with great lighting, design walls and comfortable chairs.
Regular store hours for purchasing all your crafting needs are Monday through Friday 10 - 5:30pm, Saturday 10 - 4:30pm, Closed Sunday. To make reservations, learn about the variety of classes or discover more information visit andsewitbegan.com
PAINTED PONY ‘n quilts
Not too many local businesses can claim a history of over thirty years and a customer base that spans the whole Greater Houston area and stretches as far as Louisiana. The Painted Pony 'n Quilts has been a centerpiece of La Porte since 1985. The family owned and operated business has a well renowned reputation for exceptional service and quality products.
The jovial staff are quick to greet customers with a smile and show them around the vast store space, while chatting excitedly about various sewing and craft projects. The shop offers absolutely every item a quilter, seamstress or occasionally crafty person could ever dream up. The store is dominated from end to end with over TEN-THOUSAND 😮 bolts of high quality fabrics in every color, shade, pattern, season and texture available. In addition, there are supplies galore, from a variety of grid rulers and stunningly complex quilts on display, to a plethora of thimbles and needles. The Painted Pony 'n Quilts also offers quilting classes, books, patterns, gifts, Janome sewing machines and sergers, and even sewing furniture. The enormous selection is something you have to see to believe. Swing on by and see how your holidays just got a whole lot craftier.