Phone: (04) 387 4505 | Mon-Fri 9:30-5pm | Sat 10-4:00
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Welcome to Wellington Sewing Centre

Now at 40 Coutts Street, Kilbirnie - Next door to Westpac.

We have everything you need for your sewing, quilting, knitting, crocheting, felting, weaving and other handcraft projects - including lots of classes to hone your skills.  And a free 30 minute lesson on any sewing  machine or overlocker you buy from us!


Visit us in-store (or shop online  in many cases) for:

  • 7 brands of domestic sewing machines and overlockers, and their accessories and parts
  • A huge range of yarns and other knitting, crocheting and felting essentials
  • Hundreds of 100% cotton fabrics ideal for quilting and dressmaking
  • A tasteful selection of quality dressmaking fabrics:  linens, rayons, viscoses, cotton knits, merinos, wools and wool blends
  • A selection of StyleArc, SewOverIt, Papercut and Little Kiwis Closet patterns
  • All the basic materials used in quilting and sewing (e.g lining, batting, interfacing)
  • An impressive range of sewing supplies, haberdashery and notions - threads, buttons, fasteners, zips, ribbons, trims, elastics, scissors, needles, pins, and other sewing, quilting and embroidery tools
  • Sewing furniture
  • Ironing presses 
  • Dress dummies
  • LED lights - floor and desk models
  • Ashford weaving and spinning equipment
  • Cutting machines and die cutters 

We offer classes year-round in numerous crafts - for adults and children, beginners and others.

And we provide a reliable and rapid domestic sewing machine and overlocker repair service.

We welcome phone calls and emails if you want to check that we have a particular item. Call 04 3874505 or 04 3874506  or email  

PLEASE NOTE  from April 2019 we are at NEW PREMISES  -

                                    40 COUTTS STREET,  KILBIRNIE 

(about 200 metres away from our previous  location.)

  Opening hours  (slightly different from before)

9:30am - 5:00pm - Monday to Friday 

10:00am - 4:00pm - Saturdays

Closed Sundays and all public holidays - including Good Friday, Easter Monday, ANZAC day, Queen's Birthday and the Christmas/New Year statutory holidays.