Sewing Studio
has been serving Bloomington/Normal and central Illinois for over 33 years. Established in 1983, owner Margaret Couch knows the needs of local customers and carries a huge inventory of high quality fashion and quilting fabrics. We are proud to be authorized dealers for BERNINA and Husqvarna Viking sewing machines and Horn of America Cabinets.  We offer owner training classes, repair service and product accessories. Stop in to browse through our extensive collection of patterns and books for inspiration on your next project.  Sign up for a sewing class and enjoy socializing with other sewing enthusiasts. We carry an extensive inventory of machine embroidery items, and are an authorized Embroidery Design Studio dealer.  Join us for our BERNINA Software Inspirations Club and our Embroidery Club. Whether you’re a long time sewing expert or just beginning in the craft, you’ll feel right at home at Sewing Studio.

About Us for a list of items we carry.


Boss is Away SALE!

July 13 - 20, 2016
30% off

all cotton quilting fabric

Thanks to all who voted in the
Pantagraph Reader's Choice Poll.
Sewing Studio received
2nd place
in the Sewing Stores category, and is
1st place
in the category for independent retailers!

BERNINA Accessory Sale

25% off

Eyelet Embroidery Attachment (#82)

with Eyelet Foot (92)

(July only)



In Store Only

Demo model
Priced well below MSRP

Stop by to try it out!


2016 Row by Row theme is
Home Sweet Home

Sewing Studio was founded in Normal, IL in 1983, ISU was founded in 1857, and Steak 'n Shake was founded in 1934.  ISU has one of the largest collection of tree species found at  U.S. universities.   Route 66 runs through our town.

Kits, instructions and 2016 license plates are now available


Christmas in June


Juniper Berry


Robert Kaufman

Polar Pals



Robert Kaufman

Jingle Flannel

Polar Pals



Moda Fabrics

Prairie Cactus



Robert Kaufman

Holly Jolly




Robert Kaufman

Sugar Plum





Robert Kaufman

Holiday Flourish











Robert Kaufman

Winter's Grandeur





Robert Kaufman

Quilter's Linen Metallic








Wilmington Prints
Woodland Holiday

2 panels create the tree skirt
coordinating fabric for binding



Wendy Wolff Hatling


In the Beginning Fabrics

Peaceful Holiday





Other New Fabrics


Hamil Textile Design

World of Suzybee 

panel & coordinating fabric

Windham Fabrics

Paper Obsessed
Flower Pedals




Wilmington Prints

To the Moon & Back


Robert Kaufman
Shades of the Season

Windham Fabrics
Cattle Drive


To the Zoo
panel & coordinating fabric
Eric Carle



The Whispering Pallet



Free Spirit


Dena Designs



BERNINA & Husqvana Viking Sewing Machines