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Thornton Company Sewing Machines

New Products at Clearance Prices 

The Soprano is the top Baby Lock sewing machine in the mid-size category. Auto-tension, knee lift,  fabric sensor, extension table, extra accessories-- these are a few of the features normally found only on the top models but included with the Soprano.
But we have too many due to a supply chain error. Big savings while we correct our overstock. Call for info.



The elna 780+ is being replaced by the model 782 with stitch regulation for free motion. If you don't do free motion or are experienced enough that you don't need help with it, you can save big on this former top sewing model with 11.5 inches of space to the right of the needle and a really impressive collection of stitches and accessories (including 5 free motion feet and upper feed system
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HandiQuilter Amara ST stationary longarm quilter with 20" throat space and lift table with automatic adjustable height. From baby quilts to king-size, the Amara ST is the perfect fit for small spaces and big ideas.

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Big savings on this lightly used store demo model.

See more machines with savings on our Current Promotions page.

Deluxe reconditioned machines at less than half price.


Looking for value? Why buy online when you can get these amazing pre-owned bargains with local warranties, service, classes and no shipping damage. Fully serviced before going to a new home. Most are less than half the original price and have a full year warranty, which would cost you an additional $179.99 on the major auction site. (Warranty is included when you buy from us.)


    These can sell fast. With a little notice we can bring it to the other store, except longarms. (All subject to prior sale)

Baby Lock Tiara 2 with Koala deluxe quilting table. Sit down to free motion quilting with 16 inches of space behind the needle. The height of the arm is 8.25 inches so there's lots of room for a rolled up quilt. Work at speeds up to 1800 spm. Large capacity bobbin. Uses all the popular feet for echo quilting, ruler work, couching, even needle felting. $3499. Buy it for $500 less in the standard white table.


Baby Lock Spirit embroidery machine with upgraded 8" x 12" hoop size, color LCD touch screen, needle beam for embroidery placement, multiple USB ports, NeverMiss needle threader, sensor pen for design positioning. This is the embroidery only equivalent of the Journey combination machine shown below. Get all the details when you scroll down to Previous Models on Baby Lock's support page where you can download spec sheets and manuals. $1999.

Baby Lock Embellisher needle felting machine, $449. Uses no thread. Felting needles enmesh decorative fibers with the background. Use with wool roving, silk confetti and more. Lots of information on Youtube and Baby Lock online classes. Search "Evy Hawkins".

Baby Lock Ellageo Plus BLL2
, shown here in sewing mode, comes with embroidery unit for 6.25" x 10.25" maximum hoop size. Hundreds of stitches, onboard editing, USB port and card slot, $999

Baby Lock Esante BLN sewing and embroidery with 313 stitches, 158 built in embroidery designs, USB connectivity and card slot, 6.25 " x10.25" hoop, $799

Baby Lock Ellegante,
combination sewing and embroidery with 7" x 12" hoop size, USB port, onboard editing, large sewing stitches and lots of them, $1199

Baby Lock Ballad sewing machine with 11.25" sewing space, 771 stitches, digital dual feed, hands free knee lift, push button needle threader, professionally serviced $2749. Current model, next to the top in the series without hoop embroidery.

Baby Lock Journey sewing and embroidery combination with 573 stitches, 262 embroidery designs, LCD color touch screen, stadium lighting and so much more. Scroll down to Previous Models on Baby Lock's support page and you can download spec sheets and manuals. $2299.

Elna 7300, also known as the Quilting Queen with large flatbed space, needle up/down, cutter, upper feed, knee lift, utility and decorative stitches, accessory box. $749

Elna 9600
freearm workhorse with attached embroidery unit capable of 8" x 8" embroidery and larger with multi-position hoop, part of the bonus kit included. Advanced quilting hoop, 24 quilting designs, quilting calculator, 347 built-in stitches, USB ports. Space saving design with embroidery unit at the back to save table space. This is the Elna version of the Janome 11000SE and includes special Swiss Elna stitches. $1299

Elna 740
freearm with top feed, 7mm stitch width,  and 11" to the right of the needle,
245 stitches with 26 Elna exclusives, knee lift, accessory storage on the machine front in a hidden pocket, sewing speed up to 1000 spm, $749


Elna Lotus SP, the Swiss "featherweight," $189

Bernina 440QE with BSR stitch regulation for free motion, walking foot, and extension table, $1199

Bernina 810
minimatic, compact size with red and black plaid cover, Swiss made, $399

Bernina 830 with red case, top of the line from the 1970's, $499

Bernina 910 portable $399

Bernina Activa 135S compact size electronic $495

Husqvarna Viking Sapphire 875 Quilt with exclusive sensor system $989

Husqvarna Viking Emerald 203, $399

Huskylock 910 serger, $299

Brother SQ9185 $139

Singer 7469Q Confidence Quilter, $129

Pfaff 2042 expression portable with IDT, $449

Pfaff 1171 tiptronic portable, classic push-button mechanical with needle up/down from Germany. $499

Pfaff 2124 IDT sewing embroidery with smart card reader/writer for transferring designs. $699

Pfaff 2054/2056 sewing machine with IDT and 9mm stitch width $699

Pfaff Creative Performance sewing and large embroidery up to 8" x 14", with USB ports, on screen editing, complimentary software, $1999. This is one model before the current Creative 4.5 and shares the purple trim panel and most of the features.

Pfaff Creative 3.0 embroidery and sewing machine. 10" harp, 8" x 10" hoop. $1999. Current model trade-up.

Pfaff Passport 2.0, current model travel machine with hard cover, 70 stitches and built in IDT for superior feeding. At 13.7 pounds, this machine offers more features and more power than many full-sized machines. $499

Pfaff Ambition Essential with even fabric feed from top and bottom. With 200mm (8 inches) to the right of the needle and 110 stitches including buttonholes, utility, decorative, quilt stitches, cross stitches and hemstitches, this machine is ready for quilting or garment sewing. The accessory box removes for freearm access. $499

Pfaff 7570 classic sewing and embroidery machine $799

Dressmaker SWA2000, $99. Vintage Japanese tank with zigzag.. Very heavy portable with cams. This could also go into a cabinet with legs. This is a great example of the strong, reliable machines from approximately 1960. It has the original manual, the decorative stitch cams and it has been fully serviced.

White 505 freearm with utility stitches, $139

Just the basics. Strong mid-century straight stitch machine built by Brother. Takes standard feet, needles and bobbins. Great fabric range from fine to heavy.

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