About us

At Beccles Sewing & Handicrafts, based in Beccles, Suffolk, we stock a wide range of products; including sewing machines, embroidery machines and more!

We have been trading for over 50 years. Our business was set up by Joe and Molly Taylor, in Lowestoft, in 1967. Since 2001 it has been in the hands of their son and daughter-in-law Steve and Sue. We have been trading from our current premises at 15a Blyburgate Beccles since 1978. With our experience in the trade, we are always happy to offer advice on your requirements.

You can purchase online or, of course, come into our shop at Beccles in Suffolk. We are a family-run business, established in 1967, supplying fabrics for dressmaking, haberdashery, knitting yarns etc. and our own range of fabric kits. We also stock a wide range of sewing machines, quilting machines, embroidery machines, overlockers, and embellishers, with more than 50 on display in the shop, and of course machine attachments and accessories.

Sewing Machine Repairs

We offer expert servicing and repairs on sewing machines, overlockers and embroidery machines of all makes, We also are able to service and repair Brother Scan and Cut Machines. Please ring or send us a message for more information. We are authorized stockists of sewing machines by BABYLOCK, BROTHER, ELNA, JANOME, JUKI and PFAFF

At Beccles Sewing & Handicrafts we aim to give the best service we are able to provide, whether they are personal shoppers in our shop or those unable to come to us and who shop with us on-line, and as members of the SEWING MACHINE TRADE ASSOCIATION, this is an additional guarantee of quality and service.

We offer free delivery on all sewing machines.

We will always do our best to help with advice and guidance on your purchase so please phone on 01502 714234 during shop hours or email, whether you require a machine, fabric or other requirements and we will do our best to help.


Monday 9am - 5pm
Tuesday 9am - 5pm
Wednesday 9am - 2pm
Thursday 9am - 5pm
Friday: 9am - 5pm
Saturday: 9am - 4pm