Whitby Fabrics - Products & Services

By: Whitby Fabrics  09-12-2011
Keywords: Embroidery, Sewing, Sewing Machines

 

PRODUCTS

Fabrics
We carry a wide variety of fabrics suited to almost any sewing project. Our quality fabrics are especially selected for the discerning sewer. Come in and check us out. Our fabrics include:

Hand-dyed rayon batiks from Bali
Fashion fabrics of linen, silk, rayon, wool, knits..and sew much more
Cotton Prints for quilting, fashion and decor
Custom order fabrics for drapery, upholstery and bridal wear
Fleece
Coatings
Active wear
Craft Panels
Sheeting
Linings

Machines

Our sewing machines and sergers are from, (click link for more information), considered by many to be the “best on the market”, and we certainly agree. We are Designer Diamond Certified, 4D Embroidery Software Specialists, and designated by Husqvarna Viking as a Dealer of Excellence. We provide a complete range of machines and the support to ensure success in your sewing. We offer:

Sewing machines
Sergers
Embroidery machines
Embellishing machines
Software
and sew much more

Accessories
We have everything you need to get the most out of your machine. We carry:Accessory feet
Embroidery hoops
Embroidery designs
Husqvarna Viking Sewing kits
Trolley bags
and sew much more

Furniture
You can outfit your entire sewing room through us. We have:Horn cabinets
Cutting tables
Sewing chairs
Dress forms
Thread racks
and sew much more

Patterns
Whatever look you are wanting to achieve, we have a pattern that will satisfy you. We carry:Butterick
Burda
Kwik Sew
New Look
McCalls

Zippers
Every style, size and fashion colour you could want.Thread
For any sewing project. We carry:Gutterman sewing thread
Serger thread
Decorative and embroidery threads from Sulky, Robison-Anton , Marathon, YLI and Wonderfil

Notions
Everything from A to Z. We sell:Inspira needles
Fiskar scissors
Mundial scissors
Rotary cutters and mats
and sew much more

Buttons
We feature JHB International Buttons, as well as a wide selection of handmade buttons from Incomparable Buttons, in South Africa. With over 1,000 different styles to choose from you’re sure to find a button that compliments your project.

Other
Some of the other sewing related items you can find at Whitby Fabrics Sewing Centre are:

sewing books
velcro
remnants
ribbon
shoulder pads
quilt batting
trims
stabilizers
interfacing
pillow forms
and sew much more 

SERVICESFREE Machine Lessons
Every machine purchased at Whitby Fabrics Sewing Centre comes with unlimited, private lessons that will ensure you get full use from your new new machine.

 

FREE Software Training
When you buy your software from us, we will provide the training and support necessary for you to be able to use your software.

 
Machine Repairs

Your machine will be serviced by our trained machine technician, and the work will be guaranteed by us. Excellent service, reasonably priced and no long waits for your machine.

     A complete inspection and tune-up for only $75.00.       

VIP Membership Club
Our VIP card rewards you for your purchases at Whitby Fabrics Sewing Centre with a $25.00 FREE shopping spree for each completed card.  On the FIRST FRIDAY of each month we honour the VIP card for DOUBLE its regular value, giving you a $50.00 shopping spree!. Come in to find out more.Embroidery Club
The members of this club enjoy getting together once a month in our classroom to learn a new embroidery technique, expand their embroidery skills and receive a free design. Membership in the club is free to anyone who has purchased their embroidery machine at Whitby Fabrics Sewing Centre. Otherwise a fee applies.Serger Club
The members of this club meet monthly in our classroom to learn a new serging technique, develop a resource manual and complete a project utilizing the technique they have now perfected. Membership in the club is free to anyone who has purchased their serger at Whitby Fabrics Sewing Centre, otherwise a fee applies.Software Club
The members of this club meet monthly in our classroom to participate in demonstration and hands-on sessions designed to help them become proficient users of their embroidery software. Membership in the club is free to anyone who has purchased their software at Whitby Fabrics Sewing Centre, otherwise a fee applies.Scissor Sharpening
Dressmaking scissors, thread snips, pinking shears, embroidery scissors……we sharpen them all.


DENISE JULIAN
Denise Julian has been a Whitby Fabrics JSA teacher in North Whitby for over 10 years. A sewer for most of her life, Denise was taught to sew by her mother. Following graduation from the University of Waterloo with an honors degree in major recreation and leisure studies, Densie worked in Peterboro and Sudbury. Over the past 25 years, she and her husband Rob, a teacher in Ajax, have been Whitby residents and have raised a son and daughter. Denise is a partner in Kutaways, a company that makes custom outerwear for people who are wheelchair bound. Denise has always enjoyed working with children, in both sports and creative arts, and watching them develop and achieve success. She has had as many as 48 children enrolled in her sewing classes and has seen many children graduate from the program.
ESTHER CAMPBELL

Esther Campbell has been a Whitby Fabrics employee and a teacher in the Junior Sewing Academy for many years. She, her husband Paul and their 2 children are longtime residents of Whitby. Esther moved to Canada as a teenager from Yugoslavia where she had learned to sew as a young girl. Her father was a tailor in Yugoslavia and she often helped out by removing the hand basting in men’s suits. She graduated from Sheridan College in Oakville as a graphic designer illustrator and worked in this field for 12 years until moving to Whitby. Esther loves fashion and design. Her creative ability and sewing skills have proven to be a wonderful asset to both the store and the Junior Sewing program, where she has watched with pride as many of her young sewers have graduated and continued their sewing while pursuing higher education.

The information in this article was current at 06 Dec 2011

Keywords: Embroidery, Fabrics Sewing, Sewing, Sewing Centre, Sewing Machines,

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