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Thornton Company Sewing Machines

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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.




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.

See more features at Big savings on this lightly used store demo model.


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Deluxe reconditioned machines at less than half price.


We offer a wide selection of pre-owned sewing, embroidery, quilting, and serger machines. Each one has been thoroughly inspected by our expert technicians to ensure it is running smoothly. Certified Pre-Owned Machines offer new-machine benefits at used-machine prices. They differ from run of the mill used machines by having been inspected, refurbished and certified. Most have a one year parts and labor warranty.


    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 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. $2999.

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 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

Husqvarna Viking Jade 20 is a mid-size machine with 82 stitches, needle up/down and almost 8" to the right of the needle. The machine weighs 18.5 pounds. The top cover comes down to cover the front panel, so there's no need for a separate cover that would add to the weight, so it is remarkably portable for its size. Priced right at $279.

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 7570 classic sewing and embroidery machine $799

Pfaff quilt expression 4.0 has almost 10" to the right of the needle and built-in IDTTM for precise feeding of top and bottom fabric layers. The foot lowers automatically when you start to sew. Combine stitches, mirror image, memorize a sequence of letters to make words, all for $799.

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. This machine does so much it's hard to imagine, but someone traded up to get even more features. The Creative 3.0 has 254 sewing stitches plus the ability to edit stitches or create your own. There are 157 built in embroidery designs and two fonts, each in 3 sizes. On screen customizing lets you combine and arrange designs on the color touch screen. Use even more designs through the USB port. Precise positioning lets you match your design to a specific  point on your fabric.
Almost 10" of space to the right of the needle. The Integrated Dual Feed precisely feeds all types of fabric from the top and the bottom.

Pfaff quilt expression 4.2 has all the features of the quilt expression 4.0 plus more. Updated settings for free motion, electronic knee lift, 47 hand-look quilting stitches. Raises the presser foot instantly when the needle is set to stop down and/or at the end of a seam after a thread snip. $999.

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.


Huskylock 910 deluxe 2-3-4 thread serger with rolled hem and differential feed.

Info screen and threading assist. Quality built and now priced at $279.

Pfabulous Pfaff Passport, the full featured compact sewing machine with 70 stitches, needle up/down, and the original IDTTM for even feeding. This little powerhouse weighs in at less than 14 pounds.

And now it's just $499.

Pfaff Coverlock.3.0 has a full range of overlock and edge finishing stitches with automatic tensions via the selector dial. It also does chain stitch and coverhem and includes a clear side table (not shown) for extra fabric support.

Although this model is discontinued, it uses the same presser feet as the current top model. This one is priced down to $449

The Bernina B 700 dedicated embroidery machine offers lots of features and options for embroidery. It's a big machine that uses big hoops. Design editing allows you to easily position, mirror, rotate, combine and resize motifs. Create curved lettering effects, alter stitch density, combine alphabets with embroidery or create endless embroidery designs. The finished design can be saved directly on the machine or a USB stick.

Additional designs can be imported to the machine via the USB port. And the Check function lets you position the design precisely before embroidering.

This machine is in like new condition and includes bonus items, all for $3999.

The popular Pfaff Ambition Essential has IDTTM upper feed and all the basics for quilting, home dec or garment construction.There's even an alphabet along with 110 pre-programmed stitches for seams, edges, buttonholes, and decoration up to 7mm wide. With almost 8" to the right of the needle you have space for larger projects. Essential feet are included and this machine will use the current specialty feet as well.

Now priced down to $499.

Brother VX560 metal freearm in its own zippered tote bag. This machine is not a lightweight. It has modern utility and stretch stitches with fully adjustable length and width and uses standard low shank feet. The original manual, foot pedal and accessories are included. It also has a metal freearm extension table.

This would be a great machine for a back-up or for your vacation home at $99.
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