What's New!

Upcoming Classes


Saturday, Nov 18, 2017
1100hrs - 1500hrs

This roomy tote has space to stash all of your essentials. Have fun creating your own personal...See Class


Wednesday, Nov 22, 2017
1000hrs - 1400hrs

Prerequisite: Absolute Beginner Workshop or Sewing Experience Designer throw pillows are...See Class

Kwik Sew Patterns Now Available!

Findlay's Vacuum and Sewing in Orchard Plaza is the new Kelowna distributor for Kwik Sew patterns! Go to Kwik Sew for your choice in patterns and Contact us to place your order.

Previously Loved Sewing Machines

Check out what we currently have!

All our previously loved sewing machines have been all serviced by our on-site Service Technician Stan Rimmer, who has over 40 yrs experience in domestic and industrial service They are sold as they came in as far as accessories and books. Some come with and some you will have to add them on yourself. I will not be listing everything with each machine on this site. So please pop into our shop or See Full Article

Marathon Threads


We carry a wide selection of Marathon Threads as well as Marathon Kits of Rayon Thread.

Marathon Rayon Embroidery Thread

  • 120D/2 (Wt.40) 100%Viscose Rayon
  • Perfect for high speed multi-header embroidery as well as Home sewing machine
  • High sheen and color fastened
  • High tensile strenght
  • Available in 377 Pantone licensed colors
  • Available in 5,500 yard king cone and 1,100 yard mini spool
    • Marathon Kits of Rayon Thread: Box #1, Box #2, Box #4

      Marathon Metallic Thread

      Our SN-type metallic threads are made of strong 110 denier nylon core wrapped with polyester film which is pasted on the inside with rice paper and metalized with pure silver. This process keeps the metallic layer and the nylon core together and gives you the smoothest run possible.

      Marathon Variegated Embroidery Thread

      Marathon manufactures 20 colors of 100% viscose rayon variegated threads available in 6 multicolored and 14 ombre shades (different shades of same color - from light to dark). Available in 120D/2 1,000 mtr. (1,100 yd.) mini-king spools.

      Marathon Serger Thread

      Our 5,000 mtr. (5,500 yd.) cones of cotton-look 100% polyester serging and sewing thread, with double silicone, are available in beautiful matte finish colors. This thread does not shrink, retains shape, recovers stretch and exhibits excellent resistance to chemicals.