About Us

Bamber Sewing Machines is a 'bricks and mortar' business with a shop in Eccles, Manchester.

We are a long established business, Dad (Roy) started it in 1946. Roy, Alan & Steve Bamber are main agents for Bernina, Janome, Brother & Pfaff Sewing Machines & Overlockers. Horn Cabinets. For the convenience of all our customers we have filled our website with all the best makes of sewing machines, overlockers and cabinets plus a wide range of haberdashery and McCalls, Vogue, Butterick and Simplicity sewing patterns. Our shop has over 70 of the best makes of sewing machines and overlockers on display and you are welcome to call in to test and try them.

Our shop is open Monday to Saturday, from 9:00am - 5:00pm and the days when we closed for lunch are long gone. Of course, our website is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

At Bamber Sewing Machines, you can be sure of good, plain and honest advice and help to choose the machine that's best for you.

Read on to find out more.

Searching our website

Use the powerful search tool on the home page of our web site, we stock thousands of products and most can be found with a keyword, make or model name or number. If you don't find what you need then please phone the shop and we will order the item you want.

Bamber Sewing Machines Prices

Sewing machines are quite unlike many household goods such as washing machines, diswashers or microwaves etc. As they require a certain amount of skill to get the best from them. This is why it's important to buy from a dealer who can offer great aftersales backup and service. If there is no difference in prices, buying from Bamber Sewing Machines will ensure you get the peace of mind should you require a great backup service. We offer unlimited free tuition on all our machines and help is usually only a phone call away.

We offer a genuine 2 year guarantee on all new sewing machines and 12 months on new overlockers. Reconditioned machines usually carry a 12 month guarantee. Some dealers will advertise 5, 10 or even lifetime guarantees. Check the small print first!

Sewing Machine Repairs

We have a large and well stocked workshop on the premises. We service and repair hundreds of sewing machines and overlockers every year. Bring your sewing machine or overlocker to us for expert attention. Normal turn-around time is about 2 weeks, and we will phone you with a free estimate and honest advice. If we think your sewing machine or overlocker is beyond economical repair, we will tell you.

More and more people are choosing to post their sewing machine or overlocker to us even if they live far away. Before sending your machine, please phone us first to explain the problem as sometimes 'problems' can be fixed over the phone. If you do send your machine, please ensure it is extremely well packed. Make sure, as far as you can, that it can't move around inside the packing.


We offer free delivery on all new sewing machines and overlockers to UK mainland addresses. Normally we will send your machine by TNT next day delivery services. We will always advise you if there is going to be a delay.

Small Order Deliveries

Nearly all small orders are sent through the post office. We normally send goods by dirst class post. If yours is an expensive order we will use the Special Delivery service.

Overseas Deliveries

We can and do ship small orders all over the world, please see our charges. We regret however we cannot ship sewing machines, overlockers or cabinets to addresses overseas. The shipping costs are proh