Where do we begin? Folks are always happily surprised with the variety of sewing supplies and notions available at Hans' Sewing & Vacuum!  

We can't list them all. (Email us if you are looking for something specific.) But here is a taste of what we have to offer:

  • Buttons -we have lots of buttons. Plus, if you want to cover your own buttons, we have hardware that works! Our latest addition is solar-activated buttons. --They work wonderfully with our solar thread.

  • Zippers -we have become known for our selection of outerwear zippers. Plus, of course, we have a full selection of regular garment zippers in all colors (including "invisible" zippers in 4 sizes and 20 colors).

  • Presser feet for your sewing machine and serger. Janome and Bernina manufacture wonderful specialty feet that unlock the potential of your sewing machine. Using a different brand? Well we also have generic machine feet for your sewing machine and serger

  • Janome and Bernina Accessories "Click" below to see the full range of machine accessories we have for your Janome and Bernina machines:


  • Stabilizers:  we carry the complete line of stabilizers from Sulky and OESD (Oklahoma Embroidery Supply & Design). Plus great embroidery stabilizers from Hoop-it-all.

  • Scissors, !! We carry the best brands, including  Gingher, and Fiskars   Whether you want electric or mechanical, are left-handed or right-handed, need to snip threads or cut leather we have the scissors for you. Come in and test our NEW favorite: Dritz cordless electric scissors:
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  • Rotary Cutters, rulers and mats. In addition to Fiskars, we also love Olfa products. And when it comes to Rotary cutting rulers and mats -let us introduce you to Olfa self-healing mats
  • The Fiskars wavy blade is a great way to finish edges on non-ravelling fabric such as polar fleece!


  • Hard to find needles and pins, like the Metafil needle for sewing with metallic thread, or fine silk straight pins.

  • Make tubes with Fasturn and Clover bias tape makers
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  • Pressing tools: cloths, ironing board covers, organizers --even videos!

  • Marking tools:  we're always looking for the latest and greatest.  One of our favorites is the "Chaco-Liner":

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This is just some of the notions we carry --drop by and we'll help you find just what you need.




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