Frequently Asked Questions


Are you just a fabric store?

While we think you'll be inspired by our selection of fabrics, we are probably first and foremost a sewing and embroidery machine shop. We also carry sergers, machine accessories, Kangaroo/ Arrow sewing cabinets and Miele vacuums.

What brands of machines do you carry?

We carry Bernina, well-known for their precision and heavy-duty motors and now leading the way with the first optical stitch regulator on a home machine. We also carry Brother machines, well-known as the pacesetter in the home embroidery field. Their machines are very user-friendly and represent a great value. Babylock, a sister company to Brother, is well-known for their cutting edge sergers. We now carry their sergers as well as their incredible sewing and embroidery machines. The newest member of our family is Juki, long known as a leader in the industrial market. They bring their perfection in the industrial market to their line of home machines.

What are guide classes?

We strongly believe that no matter what machine you purchase, you should know how to operate it and use all of its features. To this end, we offer guide classes to get you well on the way to understanding your machine. All machines purchased at Byrne Sewing come with 

Do you offer other classes?

Yes, we offer a wide selection of classes ranging from quilting to general sewing to digitizing and embroidery. We even offer classes for kids!

Anything else special about your shop?

Well, just our customers! At Byrne we take a lot of pride in fostering a family atmosphere. Many of our customers have been with us for years and coming to the shop feels like walking into the kitchen of a good friend. That's because our customers are our friends and it makes our days fly by. Stop in for a visit; we'd love to get to know you!

Looking to stay overnight for one of our events?

We recommend staying at the Joseph Ambler Inn, located just a short 10 minute drive from our shop.

Have other questions we didn't answer here?

If so, feel free to contact us by email at [email protected] or by phone at 215-230-9411.