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Thanksgiving Hours.  The Sewing House & Main Street Vacuum will be closed Thursday, Nov. 24th, through Monday, Nov. 28th, so that our employees can enjoy the holiday with their families.  All orders placed during this time will be shipped on Tuesday, Nov. 29th.  From our family to yours, have a happy Thanksgiving.

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November hint:
November bunny has so much to be thankful for.
She is thankful for family and good friends.
She is especially thankful for all the wool patterns and wool kits she found on this website.


We carry over 6,000 bolts! We maintain inventory from Andover, Hoffman, Maywood, Michael Miller, Moda, Northcott, Quilting Treasures, Robert Kauffman, Stof, Timeless Treasures and others. We have a large Close- Out Department. Our cotton prints are constantly changing. Be sure to purchase all the fabric you need. It may be gone when you come back.

Sewing Machines

We are your southeast Iowa Janome and Elna sewing machine authorized sales and service center. We service all makes and models of home sewing machines whether we sold them or not. We maintain one of the largest inventories of Janome and Elna sewing machines and Accessories in the Mid-West. Every sewing machine we sell comes with our Extended Service Warranty and on-going support.

Vacuum Cleaners

We are your southeast Iowa Riccar & SEBO Vacuum authorized sales and service center. We sell vacuums you won't destroy and won't throw away. We service most all vacuums & shampooers. We carry vacuum bags, belts & filters for most major brands.

We sell vacuums with bags. You replace the filter when you replace the bag.

Welcome to The Sewing House!

In 2007 Linda and Tim Dobson formed The Sewing House, LLC. We started in our home, and now have about 6000 square feet of display and classroom areas. 

When you come to The Sewing House you will see sewing supplies, 6000+ bolts of fabric, quilting tools, a classroom, Janome and Elna sewing machines, embroidery machines, and sergers. We also carry high quality vacuums that will last for years. We carry Sebo Vacuums from Germany and Riccar vacuums from St. James, Missouri. We keep belts and bags in stock for most vacuum brands.

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What Our Customers Say About Us

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December hint:
Bunny is tired of picking up pins. A Magnetic Pin Cup sounds like just the solution for her problem.
But what size and what color?
She is hopping on over to the Notions Department, maybe she'll get some new pins too!