We’re Athens’ Quilt Shop and Community Sewing Studio
Athens, Georgia is the creative hub of North Georgia. From a historic music scene, to delicious cuisine at a number of beloved restaurants, Athens has it all… including a local sewing studio and quilt shop! Sew Sew Studio is located just outside Athens by way of Atlanta Highway or the Loop.
If coming via Atlanta Highway, turn onto Monroe Highway, drive about a mile west, and you’ll find a special place where creativity is shared and supported: Sew Sew Studio. From quilting to embroidery, and even garment sewing, our staff is here to help visitors plan projects, pair fabrics, and create something beautiful.
We carry a large selection of high-quality fabrics, sewing notions, sewing patterns and books for you to peruse and admire on your visit… Not to mention our stock of the preferred, simple to use Janome sewing machines!
Our studio is just a 20-minute drive from downtown Athens and University of Georgia. We welcome students, locals, children and adults to our studio to pick up a rewarding hobby with guidance and support every step of the way! Studio hours allow you to hang out, chat and relax with friends while you work on your project.
Have any questions? Give us a call at 678-661-0201. We’ll see you at Sew Sew!
Shop Sewing Machines in Athens, GA
Shopping with Sew Sew is an experience you won’t find anywhere else. We curate beautiful, quality fabrics along with a broad range of reliable and innovative Janome sewing machines and tools of the trade.
When you shop sewing machines with us, you’re getting so much more than a machine. Every sewing machine purchase comes with complimentary owner’s classes, so that you get the most out of your purchase and are prepared to unleash your creativity!
A sewing machine needs to be serviced regularly to stay in good shape. Your first service (approx. 1 year after purchase) is free of charge. We’ll clean and tune your machine to make sure it lasts.
Lastly, you’ll get a $29 coupon to apply toward a studio class where you can put your new machine to work on a fun, take-home project! We offer quilting classes, embroidery classes, and more. Check them out on our Class Calendar.
Sewing Machine Brands
Janome Sewing Machines
Janome sewing machines are uniquely intuitive. The Janome website reads, “Our mission is to produce machines which inspire creativity and innovation, yet are simple to use. We know the most important thing about our products is not the machines themselves, but what you create with them. The better your tools, the more inventive, artistic and pleasurable your sewing experience.” At Sew Sew Studio, we host Janome education events and carry Janome machines ranging from entry-level, everyday machines, to professional and specialty machines. We even have a quilting long-arm machine in store, for creating beautiful quilted designs and textures. Come check it out!
Elna Sewing Machines
From elna’s website, “A symbol of innovation and high standards of service, the elna brand is recognized for the unrivalled quality of our products and the elegant design of our sewing machines. Since our founding in 1940, elna has always been a pioneer in innovation with the introduction of a multitude of ground-breaking models featuring remarkable advances on the fronts of technology, design and user comfort.” Sew Sew Studio carries a variety of elna machines including the elna eXperience 550, elnita ef72, and more. Similar to Janome, elna machines are top-of-the-line when it comes to reliability and ease-of-use. Come and try any of our machines in-store so that you can buy with confidence!
Beginner and everyday sewing machines are full of features that make life easy! At Sew Sew Studio, we can help you pick out your first machine. Check out our list of top features for beginner machines. If you have a hand-me-down machine and want to trade it in for a discount on a new Janome or elna machine, contact us!
At Sew Sew Studio, we also offer a variety of professional and specialty machines for the avid seamstress, quilter, and creative.
Features of a great quilting machine include easily changeable presser feet, a variety of free motion feet available to add to your collection, easily adjustable thread tension, and more. At Sew Sew Studio, we regularly host quilting workshops on our in-store Janome machines. After the patching and batting is complete, every quilter knows that an essential aspect of quilting is SPACE! That’s why we've invested in a Janome long-arm quilting machine for use in our studio.
Long-Arm Quilting Machines
The Janome long-arm quilting machine, the Quilt Maker Pro, is available to try out and purchase from Sew Sew Studio. This machine offers adjustable height, customizable handlebar buttons, and speeds of up to 2,500. Are you looking to rent or buy a long-arm sewing machine in Athens, GA?
Embroidery is a classic way to add personalized flair to garments, pillowcases, and more. At Sew Sew Studio, we carry Janome Memory Craft embroidery machines. Our shop’s founder is an expert in embroidery and can teach you everything you need to know via our studio workshops, or private lessons!
Need Sewing Machine Repairs? We Can Help.
Our studio is home to two expert technicians who can diagnose the problem with your machine, and let you know the best next steps for your needs and budget. Sew Sew Studio’s sewing machine repair services are available by appointment. Just give us a call for sewing machine repairs in Athens, GA!
Fabrics and Precuts
Fat quarter bundles, jelly rolls, fabric by the yard… you name it! At Sew Sew Studio, our focus is quality fabrics that will bring joy to your work and beauty to the final result. Fabric lines that we carry include Cotton + Steel, Art Gallery, Moda, Ruby Star Society, Paintbrush Studios, Andover, Dear Stella, Windham, and Riley Blake fabrics. Follow our Instagram account @sewsewstudio to check out new arrivals!
Coming into the studio is the best way to shop, but we know that you may not always have the time in your schedule. Once you step through our doors and experience the quality and service we provide, we know you won’t want to go back!
That’s why we offer an online shopping experience, so that you can order and reorder fabrics, notions, and more right from our website.
We highly recommend shopping for a machine in-store because of the option to take multiple machines for a test-run and get consulted by our expert staff. In addition, some machines are for sale in-store only.
However, once you have your machine, the rest can happen from the convenience of your home! Just make sure you come back and visit every once in a while!