Through Shirley Eichler, owner of the Ultimate Sewing Centre,
more than 25 years of sewing experience has been given to the
sewing industry. Her specialty is in machine and serger
manipulation. Janome's research and development team often
consult her for her input. Shirley studied under Shirley
Adams, Eleanor Burns and Judy Marrah. Ultimate Sewing
specializes in Janome Sewing Machines and Sergers, Floriani and Wonderfil
Threads, the highest quality quilting fabrics, a wide variety of
sewing machine parts and sewing notions, service and repair on
all makes and models of machines, and her famous and well
attended sewing and quilting classes.
Had anyone suggested
to Shirley that she would open another
"complete sewing center" her reply would have been "no way."
Well, some years after the closure of her Cobourg location
and the recent closure of her Pickering partnership she is
taking life by the horns and is going full steam ahead with a
new location and business in Oshawa with the "Ultimate Sewing
Centre", a one stop sewing resource centre for sewers and
Shirley states, "Oh how I have missed it! Seeing all
those fabrics, stroking them on a daily basis, scanning through
all the wonderful books, and teaching all those great classes.
Most of all, I missed the wonderful friends I made. Sew
here I am again and already I'm having the time of my life.
I've already met several great quilters and some potential
Here's what will
make us stand out from the rest: It is our goal not only
to be your favourite quilt shop, but also your favourite sewing
We are after all the "Ultimate Sewing Centre."
At any time, you'll be able to
come in for help on a project regardless of where you purchased
your machine or fabric. We will not only focus on
quilting, but also on garment, embellishment and décor. We
will have classes for all levels of sewers. Most
importantly, we will help you have fun with your projects!
We will carry parts and
accessories for all makes and models of machines. We will
repair all makes and models of machines. We will offer
classes on all makes and models of machines.
When you take a class at the
Ultimate Sewing Centre, we do not insist that you "purchase all
supplies" from us. I have a stash and I am sure you do
too. We appreciate you purchasing your supplies from us
and encourage it by offering excellent discounts.
Purchasing your supplies from us will help to keep the cost of
classes down as well, but we do not insist. It is your
option as to whether or not you want to bring your own machine.
You will definitely learn more on your own machine.
We have a magnificent variety of
embroidery and embellishing threads. Mention your
Guild for a special discount.
Sew...come in to Ultimate Sewing
Centre today and be dazzled. From first contact to final
stitch, they will work with you to make your colours perfect and