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Sustainable Sewing: Embracing Pre-loved Machines and Eco-Friendly Practices

Sustainable Sewing: Embracing Pre-loved Machines and Eco-Friendly Practices

In an era where sustainability is more than a buzzword, sewing emerges as a powerful tool for conscious living. Whether you're a novice or an experienced sewer, understanding how your choice of sewing machine and materials can impact the environment is crucial. In this post, we'll explore how brands like Brother, Janome, Juki, and Pfaff are contributing to this movement and why choosing pre-loved sewing machines can be your step towards sustainable crafting.

Why Choose Pre-loved Sewing Machines?

  1. Eco-Friendly Choice: Opting for a pre-loved sewing machine is a vote for the environment. By giving a second life to these machines, you're contributing to reducing waste and promoting a culture of reuse.
  2. Quality at a Fraction of the Cost: Choosing a serviced and repaired pre-loved machine from well known brands means you get quality without the hefty price tag.
  3. Supporting Sustainable Practices: Our store not only offers pre-loved machines but also provides replacement parts, servicing, and repairs. This ensures your machine lasts longer, further reducing the need for new resources.

Upcycling and Sustainable Fabrics:


Sustainable sewing isn't just about the machine; it's also about the materials you use. Upcycling old fabrics into new creations is not only eco-friendly but also a fantastic way to inject uniqueness into your projects. Consider using sustainable fabrics like organic cotton, linen, and recycled materials for your sewing endeavors.

Whether you're just starting or have been sewing for years, sustainable sewing is accessible to all. Our range of pre-loved machines caters to different skills and needs, ensuring everyone can join in on the sustainable sewing journey.

Today's sustainable sewing community draws inspiration from practices that were once a necessity. The 'make do and mend' ethos of our grandparents' generation is finding new relevance in today's world, championing the principles of repair, reuse, and recycle.

Sewing offers a unique opportunity to blend creativity with sustainability. By choosing a pre-loved sewing machine and embracing eco-friendly materials and practices, you're not just crafting; you're making a statement about the kind of world you want to live in.

Ready to take a step towards sustainable sewing? Browse our selection of serviced pre-loved sewing machines from top brands like Brother, Janome, Juki, and Pfaff. Find your perfect match and join the movement towards a more sustainable and creative future. Click here to explore our range!

Embrace Sustainable Sewing: Discover the Benefits of Pre-Loved Sewing Machines

Embrace Sustainable Sewing: Discover the Benefits of Pre-Loved Sewing Machines

Are you embarking on your sewing journey or looking to upgrade your current machine without breaking the bank? Pre-loved sewing machines might just be your perfect match! At our store, we specialise in giving these machines a new lease on life, combining affordability with quality and sustainability.

Why Choose a Pre-Loved Sewing Machine?

  1. Cost-Effective Crafting: Leave some cash for the fabric, compared to buying a new model. Our pre-loved machines offer unbeatable value, making them an ideal choice for beginners and budget-conscious sewers.
  2. Serviced to Perfection: Each machine undergoes a thorough servicing process. Our experienced engineers meticulously clean, repair, and re-oil the machines, ensuring they meet high standards of functionality and reliability.
  3. Eco-Friendly Choice: By choosing a pre-loved machine, you're not only saving money but also contributing to a more sustainable future. Preventing a quality machine from going to waste reduces environmental impact and promotes a culture of reuse.
  4. Assured Quality with Warranty: Enjoy peace of mind with a 1-year warranty on all our pre-loved sewing machines. This warranty demonstrates our confidence in the quality and longevity of our products.

Longevity and Familiarity:

Many sewing enthusiasts form a bond with their machines. As newer models emerge, it's comforting to know that you can find a familiar, reliable machine that's stood the test of time. Our pre-loved machines often come from those who've cherished them, ensuring you receive a product that's both well-maintained and loved.

Our Servicing and Repair Expertise:

We believe in the potential of every sewing machine. Our expert team can service and repair almost any make and model, reviving the essence of the machine and preparing it for its next creative journey. This expertise is a testament to our commitment to quality and customer satisfaction.

A Sustainable Sewing Community:

When you choose a pre-loved machine, you're joining a community of environmentally conscious and cost-effective sewers. You're making a statement about sustainable crafting and responsible consumption.

Why wait to unleash your creativity? Browse our selection of pre-loved sewing machines today and find your perfect sewing companion. With each stitch, you'll be saving money, supporting sustainability, and enjoying the reliability of a well-serviced machine.

Ready to explore our range of pre-loved sewing machines? Click here to view our current selection and take a step towards sustainable sewing today!

Finding the perfect zip for your creation

There are so many zips out there but it's important to find the perfect one for the item that you are making. To start with you'll need a good quality zip as you don't want to a zip that falls down or snaps. We only stock YKK zips as the are the best quality zips available. 

We stock a wide variety so whether you are looking for a super long zip for a sleeping bag or a speciality zip for an item of clothing be sure to check out our range of zips here.

Hiring sewing machines for schools

Contract Hire Sewing Machines for schools. We do offer a very competitive rate to Schools starting from just £99pa per machine this includes servicing and repair built in to the contract with a minimum of 10 Machines.

Packages are available to include CAD CAM Machines, Software and overlockers.

Give us a call and take the stress out of maintaining your machinery.

Simply call Stuart on 01325 463630, and we can have you set up in a matter of days.

Overlocker's the Sewing Bee Effect

Overlockers are like gold dust, Manufacturers can't make enough to keep up with demand; that been said there are loads of old one out there that with a little TLC would be great and much cheeper, Check out our Overlocker Parts.



Janome Christmas Sewing Machine Sale

Janome's are now discounted with many including free quilt kits !

Some of Janome's best sewing machines are up for sale including the amazing DKS30 and the sewing bee's one and only 525s,


The Sewing Machines Discounted are,


 *  Includes Free Quilting Kit 

Quilting Kit includes

Walking Foot

Free Motion Embroidery Foot 

Extension Table 

1/4" Quilting Guide 

Stitch in the Ditch Foot

Appliqué Open Toe Foot

Walking foot guide arm