Yellowknife’s Stitch’in Gwich’in finds success in sewing machine repair business –

Roger Fraser knew he’d be busy when he opened his sewing machine repair business in Yellowknife last January; afterall, Stitch’in Gwich’in Sewing Machine Repair and Sales was — and remains — the only business of its kind in town.

But the retired government worker did not expect it to be this busy.

Fraser estimates he’s tightened and tweaked several hundred machines since opening…….

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Sew busy: Coronavirus pandemic keeps Hamilton Mountain sewing machine repair business humming – Hamilton Spectator

Charlie Broughton says his sewing machine repair business on Concession Street has never been busier thanks to the coronavirus pandemic.

The coronavirus pandemic has resulted in many people taking up hobbies and activities they can do at home.

One of them is sewing and Charlie Broughton couldn’t be happier.

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“Hometown Hero” is making sewing machine repairs so others can make masks –

Greg Harding has been repairing and selling sewing machines for nigh on 40 years, but has never seen his services in such demand as they are now.

With everyone from novice sewers to accomplished quilters jumping in to make masks for hospitals and first responders, crowds of customers are turning to Harding at his A Stitch in Time store in the city’s Eagle Village Shoppi…….

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