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sewing machine guy
sewing machine guy

Our story

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We are an independent family run business, located in Ashington, Northumberland, in the North-East of England.

Offering Domestic Sewing Machine Sales, Service & Repairs, Haberdashery, Crafts, Fabrics, Wool, Beads & much more!!

We also offer sewing classes 

“The Sewing Machine Guy” is Ian – a professional, reliable sewing machine mechanic with decades of experience. Over 30 years in fact! With an impressive knowledge of all makes and models, and an outstanding reputation for machine repairs, he has gained a vast catalogue of success and experience, spanning back over more than 30 years. If you can’t get to us in our shop to have your machine repaired, you can contact us to discuss having it collected, and then returned to you upon completion 

In Ashington, Northumberland, you’ll find The Sewing Machine Guy shop. Also locally known as ‘The Sewing Shop’.

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We’re very happy for you to call in to see us, where you can browse our products at your leisure, you are also welcome to come take a seat at our ‘big table’ where you will always find atleast one of our experienced staff doing some sort of sewing or craft related project, and are always happy to advise you (should you need it!).

As our loyal customers can tell you, our shop is a welcoming environment, where we have a reputation of not only gaining customers- but also friends! We are extremely proud to be known for our brilliant customer service.

In our shop, you can choose from more than 1500 high quality fabrics sold by the metre, but we do also offer measurements from a quarter metre upwards:
100% American Cottons; Complete Ranges; Unique Patterns; Apparel Fabrics; Adorable Children’s Designs- Perfect for creating cute outfits or bedroom accessories; Fashion and Craft Fabrics, to name a few.
We also supply a massive selection of sewing essentials; patterns and kits; ribbons and trims; buttons; threads; zips; craft items; and so much more!
We also stock some of the biggest & best fabric & sewing brands within our industry. Nutex, Habico, Prym & Gutermann are just a few of our favourites.
That’s not all- we also offer a vast array of workshops & classes, all done on a one-to-one basis, with Ellen ‘The Sewing Machine Lady”. This lady knows her stuff, and will make you feel at ease when learning something new or expanding your knowledge.
Why not come along and learn something new, and meet some like-minded friends too?

Whatever your requirements in sewing machines, fabrics, haberdashery goods, sewing accessories and more,
All of us at The Sewing Machine Guy look forward to hearing from you or better still, meeting you in person!