Our Story

From humble beginnings as a Small Intimate Repair shop to a beautiful, spacious 
Machine Repair and Sales, including a Classroom, Showroom, lots of Fabric, Notions and More!

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All About Sewing Machines aims to provide exceptional service while maintaining a friendly, welcoming atmosphere.  We have the ability to repair any type of Sewing Machine, from the latest high end electronic machines, to the most classic and vintage machines. We also provide Serger Repairs and Scissor Sharpening Services.

Lloyd Hawthorne / CEO


Coupled with pride of workmanship, Our Technician Lloyd has over 25 years of experience and has had training on most major brands per company specifications to provide you with the best possible repairs and service to most makes of models. 

All About Sewing also provides added workmanship warranty on all repairs and services preformed, 

so you can trust that the job will be done right.


No job is too big or too small. 

If you are looking for a repair, tune up or need a reconditioning service to any of your 

Sewing, Quilting, Embroidery, Coverstitch or overlock machines,

we can provide you with an estimate of cost and turn around time.

 Please fill out our repair request form and we will get back to you as soon as possible.


Submit Your Repair Request Here

Quality + Reliability

Serger Repair

Machine Service and Repair

Scissor Sharpening

“May all your ups and downs in life be with a needle and thread.” 



Premium Products


Satisfied Customers


Winning Awards 

Repairing the World of Machines

From old classics, to new must-have machines, we specialize in providing and locating parts, accessories or add-ons for all types of projects. Whether it is for repairing a sentimental machine or upgrading your new one, we can help! Please contact us before coming in to make sure we have what you need in stock. 

Come Visit Us

Our store is located in Barrie, Ontario in the commerce park area, just off of Highway 400.  In store we have a showroom, fabric gallery, notions floor, a big bright classroom and our repair shop.  


Stop by anytime to say hello, join a class, or grab some essentials for your latest project.  We have big comfy chairs and love seeing your completed (or not) work!


Our Mission & Vision

Coffee's mission is to offer love and hope to those in need through funds from a great cup of coffee. We want to inspire and educate our coffee lovers in ways that enhance their experience with us and encourage them to be an outlet of hope for others. 

We want to create a coffee culture that is built around quality, sociability, and affordability so that everyone can enjoy our product and share in our outreach. Our goal is to continue to grow our business in ways that will allow us to give more, this will include things like scholarships for local graduating seniors, food programs, and much more! We have BIG plans for coffee and appreciate you joining us on this journey!


Have a question?

Give us a call or mail us by anytime, we endeavor to answer all inquiries within 48 hours on business days. We will be happy to answer your questions.

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or give us a call:
 (705) 252-5700