About Us

 Our family-run business was established in 1969 by Jim Symes, who has over 45 years experience in the industry.  We are located in Ashford Kent where we have traded for over 40 Years.


Shop opening hours


Monday          10.00-16.00

Tuesday         10.00-16.00

Wednesday    10.00-16.00

Thursday        10.00-16.00

Friday             10.00-16.00

Saturday         10.00-16.00

*Closed bank holidays.

If you have been recently stung by T.V’s sewing bee , a passionate hobbyist or returning to it after some time, you will find a wide range of sewing machines in our shop that will allow you to explore and enjoy sewing as never before. We can offer you independent friendly advice and if you’re not familiar with what some of these machines can do, pop in and see us and you will be amazed!


The values of our business continue to be extensive product knowledge, friendly advice to suit your needs, sewing expertise & value for money.

You will be assured of a warm welcome and friendly service from Jim and his knowledgeable team. In addition to a wide range of machines from a variety of manufacturers our customers often compliment us on our ‘Aladdin’s cave’ of Haberdashery, Crafting supplies, Sewing products and Knitting accessories including Wool.
We offer a free estimate on all machine repairs and can service all makes and models of sewing machines and overlockers and our work is guaranteed.
We are proud supporters of J-Club, Janome’s exclusive sewing club where all South East members enjoy 10% off all their purchases in-store and online!
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