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


(about 200 metres away from our previous location)

Opening hours (slightly different from before):
9:30am to 5:00pm - Monday to Friday 
10:00am to 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.