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Nottingham NG1 1EH.  Find Us 
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 Sewing in schoolWe have many years association with schools and colleges throughout the UK,   and are able to provide a service second to none to ensure you get the most out of your budget.

Technology has made stitching a fun subject, and more and more schools are finding take up in GCSE years. No more P.E bags or hats! You can design product that could go on sale in the High Street thanks to the technical wizardy of Husqvarna Viking sewing products and creation software.
Husqvarna Viking sewing products lend themselves very well to the school curriculum at all levels, with basic, easy to use, reliable, and cheap to maintain sewing machines for primary schools and right up to year 9.
Add to these the new smart fabrics & LED lights on thread, you can make textiles an interesting subject for all pupils.   

 Cad cam machinery with easy to use stitch creation software for GCSE, A* and A level

  • The Creative Embellisher/ felting machine ( no threads and sew in any direction) for all ages. This machine is proving very popular in schools!
  • The H class 100 is proving a real hit with teachers, as it is so easy to use, and has a host of safety features which make teaching much easier. They  have proven to be hard working reliable machines capable of handling the rigours of school life!
  • The easy to thread S15 Overlocker is a great complement to any classroom, giving that factory finished touch.

Please see some of our recommendations  below for you.  You can order them direct from the webshop, when you come to pay, select 'Purchase Order 'as the method of payment. We will then adjust the prices to the education prices (on receipt of the order) when we raise  the invoice.

Our service to schools 

Suggested sewing machine models


School Price
ex vat 


Free consultation to establish what the school has, and what is needed to meet curriculum requirement

Husqvarna E10 

  • This is a great machine for primary age up to year 9 and on.
  • Lightweight
  • Easy to use just 2 dials
  • Tamper proof
  • Cheap to maintain
  • More info 
Husqvarna Viking E10 £109.00

Part exchange

We will part exchange your old models, giving you extra capital to work with. Free valuation in East Midlands area

H Class 100Q

A little cracker for schools. So easy to thread and use, and with built in safety features,like it will not sew with the presser foot in the raised position.
The Superb Husqvarna Viking H Class 100 £245.00

Emerald 116

A hard working no nonsense machine that stands up to the rigors of the classroom.

They need very little maintenance, and won't let you down!

More info

Emerald 116 £195.00

Lease finance packages

Low cost leasing over 3 years, with ownership for a low final rental is available.

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Huskylock S15 Overlocker

An easy to use lightweight overlocker for use in schools. Takes standard needles, is easy to thread and use. Very reliable.

More info 

Husky Lock S15 229.00

Back up products and free advice

We stock all the consumables you may need, at a special discount for education.
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. Ordering with a purchase order will allow us to take the discount off


Everyone is after one of these! No threads required. it works by punching one fabric through to the other. So simple it is guaranteed to cause a stir!

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The Creative Embellisher £199.00

Full training on all products supplied

We will train both teachers and technicians on all products supplies, and assist with installation of embroidery software, all at no extra cost!

Topaz 40 Sewing And Embroidery Machine for CAD CAM

A sewing and embroidery machine, ideal for school life. Simple to use and control. You can take an image, turn it into stitches, add lettering and stitch out on any fabric with ease. 

A fully functional sewing machine with buttonholes etc.

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Topaz 40 Sewing & Embroidery Machine £999.00

Service to all makes and models

We offer a full service and repair facility at competitive prices for the east midlands area. Why not contact us for a quote  


Unbelievably easy to use stitch customising and creation software.

Create lettering from any true type font to sew out
Create a stitch design from any image file or drawing by means of a simple wizard.
View embroideries on a garment in 3D, and print out a to scale worksheet, giving info on thread usage, making job costing a breeze.

Ideal for using with the Topaz 40
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