Thursday, December 18, 2014

Mom & Me Snack Bag Sewing Class

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Mom & Me Snack Bag Class

Join us for a Mom & Me Sit & Sew project! (Or grandma, auntie, friend).
Each pair will complete a fun and reusable lunch-time snack bag.

In just an hour you will: learn about a great new iron-on vinyl we are carrying; shop our beautiful selection of pre-cut fabrics; and enjoy an exciting embroidery machine demonstration.  You'll tour our line of sewing, quilt, and embroidery machines and sergers.  Then you'll sew on a fabulous Pfaff Passport 2.0 sewing machine to create your very own project to take home. 

When: Friday, January 2, 2015
Times: 10-11am, 1-2pm, 3-4pm, or 6-7pm
Cost: $10 includes full kit

Make your reservations now, seating is limited. One adult and one child per machine.  Please call (636) 239-3594 or (800) 733-3594.

Friday, November 28, 2014

Shop Small - Shop Phil's Sewing Machines

Offer Removed - Expired

Shop Small - Shop Phil's Sewing Machines
Offer Ends 12/31/14
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Monday, October 27, 2014

Piecing Perfection

Piecing perfection
Laverne Farrar sent us this picture of her new project and she says she's, "sewing up some fun triangles today on my Pfaff Quilt Expression 4.2"! Like many of their machines, the Pfaff Quilt Expression 4.2 features the Original IDT System - Integrated Dual Feed from Pfaff. As you can see, Laverne has perfect points on her triangles. We think Laverne did a great job--with a little help from Pfaff! To learn more about the Integrated Dual Feed from Pfaff visit:

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Come To Our Sewing Club -

Come to our sewing club and fall in love with sewing!
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October is Birthday Month for Phil's Sewing Machines

The Birthday Gifts Are For You!
October is Birthday Month for Phil's Sewing Machines and we want you to have the gifts! 

This week, mention this Facebook post for a FREE seam ripper, a $1.99 value. 
Offer good now thru Saturday, October 25, 2014. Limit one per customer, in store offer only.

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

The Birthday Gifts Are For You!

October is Birthday Month for Phil's Sewing Machines and we want you to have the gifts!  
This week, mention this Facebook post for a FREE 164 yd - spool Mettler Metrosene Plus All Purpose Poly Thread, a $2.10 value. This is a premium quality 50wt, 100% spun polyester sewing
thread which features a beautiful matte finish, and high tensile strength. Limit one per customer, in store offer only.

Offer good now thru, Saturday, October 18, 2014.
thread which features a beautiful matte finish, and high tensile strength. Limit one per customer, in store offer only. 

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Baby Lock Destiny Whistle Stop Tour

You are invited to come and experience the New Baby Lock Destiny with us on our Baby Lock Destiny Whistle Stop Tour.

When: Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Time: 10:00 AM  
1:00 PM
3:00 PM
6:00 PM

Where: Phil's Sewing Machines

Jill will present a First Class sightseeing tour of the Baby Lock Destiny. Whether you are considering a purchase or just want to experience all that the Baby Lock Destiny has to offer--this is a sewing, quilting, embroidery, crafting excursion you won't want to miss. Select your time and book your Baby Lock Whistle Stop Demo Tour online, by email or by calling (800) 733-3594 today. Please RSVP by Monday, October 20. Enjoy refreshments, and receive a special thank you gift for attending. Admission is FREE!

P.S. If you have a machine you would like us to consider for trade-in, please bring it along for evaluation.

Saturday, October 11, 2014

Loose Threads Quilt Guild, 2014 Quilt Show - Celebrate with Quilts!

We invite you to come and visit our booth at the Loose Threads Quilt Guild, 2014 Quilt Show - Celebrate with Quilts. The Quilt Show is being held on October 11 and 12. The show will be open today until 5:00PM and tomorrow the show hours are from 10:00AM until 4:00PM. The Quilt Show is being held at the St. Charles Community College at 4601 Mid Rivers Mall Drive in St. Peters, Missouri. There are many beautiful quilts on display to admire. We look forward to seeing you there!

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Throwback Thursday - June 1976

Phil's Sewing Machines opened in October 1966 and today continues as your source for the best sewing machines, supplies and pre-cut fabrics. We invite you to visit with us and see all the wonderful sewing projects and ideas we have to offer.

Washington Missourian photo taken June 1976. Pictured at left is Phil Engemann, the late founder of Phil's Sewing Machines and father of Larry (right). Larry joined his father in the sewing business in 1972. Larry is a trained service technician and sales consultant with over 40 years of experience. He knows sewing machines inside and out--thanks to years of hands on experience and learning from our founder, along with continuing professional training. Whether you're a quilter, mender, crafter, garment sewer or embroidery enthusiast, Larry can help you select a sewing machine that will meet all of your sewing challenges and give you years of sewing enjoyment.

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

The Birthday Gifts Are For YOU!

Yes, it's our birthday month here at Phil's Sewing Machines, but we want YOU to have the gifts! Now thru Saturday, October 11, stop by and mention this Facebook post to receive one package of (5) Schmetz Size 80/12 Universal Sewing Machine Needles ($2.99 value). Limit one per customer, in store offer only. 

Your sewing machine needle should be matched to your fabric and thread. You have invested in the best machine, fabric, and thread . . . Now check your needle! The correct needle can make your sewing easier and your finished product more beautiful, and the wrong, or bent or dull needle can ruin your project.

Visit us anytime for expert sewing advice and to shop our large selection of needles.

Offer valid until Saturday, October 11,2014. Tell a friend!

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Celebrating Our October Birthday!

Yes, it's our birthday month here at Phil's Sewing Machines, but we want YOU to have the gifts! Now thru Saturday, October 4, stop by and mention this Blog post to receive one in stock fat-quarter ($2.99 value), of your choice. (Limit one per customer, in store offer only.)

20% Off Pre-Cut Fabric

Larry's father Phil, opened Phil's Sewing Machines in October 1966. Our All Aboard Open House was the kick off for our PhilSew Anniversary month. We will continue our 20% off pre-cut fabric sale throughout the month of October. We have beautiful fabric selections from Benartex and now Riley Blake too.

Thank You To All & Congratulations To The Winners

The PhilSew Crew would like to thank everyone who attended our All Aboard Open House. It was a fun day and we had a great time visiting with you! We hope that you enjoyed our Demo Depot Stops and learned something new. Congratulations to the winners of the PhilSew $25 gift certificates: Mary Jane S., Bernice B., Carolyn H., Mary F. and Carol W.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

A Visit To The Bourbon Quilter's Guild

All eyes were on Jill as she demonstrated an easy, modern way to create prairie points and scallops at the Bourbon Quilter's Guild meeting in Bourbon, Missouri. Call Phil's Sewing at 636-239-3594 to set up a presentation for your group.

Saturday, September 13, 2014

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Let the BabyLock Crescendo Be Your Guide

Let the built in Guide Beam on the BabyLock Crescendo be your guide. This helpful feature lets you see your stitching path before you sew. Move it to the edge of your fabric and it becomes your guide for super straight seams. The Crescendo comes with a quilting extension table, and has a large 11.25” throat space, 1/4” piecing foot, free-motion quilting feet and much more for you to enjoy. If you are quilter, you will fall in love with this machine! Now thru September 30, 2014, purchase the BabyLock Crescendo Quilting machine and receive a $100 mail in rebate from Baby Lock! Stop by Phil's Sewing and see how much fun quilting can be!

Monday, September 8, 2014

Free Schmetz ABC Pocket Guide to Needles This Week

You've spent hours planning your project, invested in the best fabrics, carefully measured and cut and now you're ready to sew! Wait just a minute--check that needle! The right needle can make your sewing easier and your finished product more beautiful (and the wrong one can ruin your project).
Visit us anytime for expert advice and to shop our large selection of needles. This week, mention this post for a free Schmetz ABC Pocket Guide to Needles (we call it the needle bible), a $4.95 value.

Friday, September 5, 2014

Jill Loving The BabyLock Tiara II With The Couching Foot

Jill was lucky enough to work with the longarm quilting machines. 
Here on the Tiara II, she loved "playing" with the couching foot and already has lots of beautiful projects in mind.
Jill also enjoyed a class on the Crown Jewel II with Pro-Stitcher--now editing and placing designs is easier than ever. We will turn her into a quilter yet!
Watch for upcoming posts as new products and machines arrive at Phil's Sewing this fall.

You Will Fall In Love With The New BabyLock Aventura Sewing & Embroidery Machine

Last week Larry and Jill had the chance to do a little training at the Baby Lock Tech Conference in St. Louis, Missouri. One of the best parts of Baby Lock Tech is getting to check-out the new products and machines.
Here, Larry is trying out the new Aventura sewing and embroidery machine, which will be arriving later this fall. The new features and embroidery designs will have you falling head over heals in love.

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Benartex Fat Quarter Sale - Friday & Saturday

Fat Quarters - New Arrivals 

Friday, September 5, 9:00am till 5:30pm and Saturday, September 6, 9:00am till 3:00pm we're having "Fat Quarter Days"! Buy 3 Benartex Fat Quarters, get One FREE! Benartex fabrics are what quilters call "the good stuff". 

Come shop our bumper crop of Fat Quarters!
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Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Come To Our August "I Love To Sew Club"

Back to school for the kids, back to sewing for you!
Come join the fun at our monthly sewing club.

Mettler Thread - BOGO

Buy One Get One Free!
Mettler Cotton Silk Finish quilting thread is a favorite among quilters. This week we are having a special Buy One Get One Free offer on our Mettler Cotton Silk Finish quilting thread 547-yard spool. This is an in-store special only, so stop by Phil's Sewing today to stock up on your favorite colors! Offer is good now thru Saturday, August 23, 2014.

BabyLock Crown Jewel II - Pearl Quilt Frame - Pro-Stitcher Quilting Software System

Now you can complete even your largest quilting projects from start to finish in your own home!  No need to send out your quilts to be quilted when you own the Baby Lock Crown Jewel II.  The Crown Jewel II glides effortlessly on the Baby Lock Pearl Quilt Frame as you stipple and free motion your way along your quilt.  Add the optional Pro-Stitcher Quilting Software System, and you'll smoothly transition from free-motion to computerized quilting.  The Crown Jewel II has a generous 18" longarm, enabling you to achieve beautiful and professional-quality quilting with ease.  Best of all, we have one set up and ready for you to test drive at Phil's Sewing today!

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Back To School With The Smarter By Pfaff 140s

The Smarter by Pfaff 140s is the perfect machine to take back to school.  It’s light weight, easy to use and comes with a hardcover for traveling. This offer is valid through August 31, 2014.  To learn more about the Smarter by Pfaff 140s visit:

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Just Arrived--Hard To Find 1GB Swing USB Drives

Just arrived--hard to find 1GB Swing USB Drives. This popular accessory is just the right size USB to work with your embroidery machine.    
Violet body with hinged silver tone cover to protect the USB plug when it’s not in use.  Available in our store or online at:   

Saturday, August 9, 2014

The Baby Lock Destiny Has Some Great Features - Take A Peak

Below is a list of some of the Destiny’s exciting features:

10.1 Diagonal Screen - it’s larger than most tablets!  The BabyLock Destiny has a screen that is easy view!

Create beautiful embroidered table cloths with the BabyLock Destiny!

The Baby Lock Destiny has an enhanced NeedleCam Digital Camera which allows previewing of stitches in real time on your fabric.  See it on the screen BEFORE you stitch it.

9-1/2”x14" Embroidery Field
This a great feature!  Now you can create an 8"x 8"quilt block or embroider two 6" quilt blocks!

IQ Designer Scans & Digitizes artwork in the frame or from import  
This is a great way to create appliqué quilt blocks, or anything that you want to decorate with appliqué.

11.25” Space to the Right of the Needle
Roll it up or spread it out your call when you stipple your next quilt on the large massive opening of the BabyLock Destiny!

Enhanced Stadium Lighting
You are always surround with great lighting.  Easily adjust it to just the best setting for your sewing area.

Faster Processing Speed - 2x faster than any machine in our product line
No waiting on the BabyLock Destiny!  Your machine will be ready to stitch the design when you are.  Have more fun stitching and spend less time sitting and waiting for your your machine to retrieve your embroidery designs.

MP4 Video Playback

Touch Scrolling for stitch selection
Like your mobile device just use the stylus or finger to quickly retrieve a design by swiping thru the designs.

Enhanced Lettering & Editing Features


 1050 spm in Embroidery
Finish your embroidery projects quickly when set to the top speed of 1050 stitches per minute.

        LED Spool Stand lighting
Above the spool is a color bar that lights up to show what color to load onto the spool pin.  That will be a great easy visual check to makes sure you have the correct thread loaded. 

Color Visualizer with  “pin-able” color selection

    Guide Beam & Needle Beam for Precise Sewing & Embroidery Placement

    Put your design where you want it on the Baby Lock Destiny.  Pin point the exact location with the guide beam. 

    Sensor Pen for precise placement of stitches

    Multi-Function Foot Control  -  I love this feature and you will too!  You set to it function as you like like it.  Keep your hands on your work so you can tie off and cut with a tap of your foot.
    Advanced Pivoting Feature & Automatic Fabric Sensor System

    NeverMiss Needle Threader Technology  -   No need to say anything more about this, it just works great!  You won't need to lick and try to stick that thread thru the needle on the BabyLock Destiny!  I call this a "Nettie Feature"  which means it's a, must have on my machine and I recommend it on yours too!

    Digital Dual FeedThread Guide for Couching thread
    What a great way to decorate fabric! 

                                       . . . . and MORE!!!!