A&A Sewing Center is a family business that has been in operation for over 30 years. With 50 years of experience and dedication to providing personal customer service, the store and staff have been operating at the new location in Broussard, Louisiana since 2012. Our new location still services Lafayette and is now easily accessible from the surrounding areas!
The Acadiana area is home to a unique history of artisan crafts. Quilting, Mardi Gras costumes, and heirloom creations are all part of an unspoken tradition in Louisiana’s vibrant culture. In a place where handmade baptismal gowns and quilts are passed down through generations like recipes for gumbo and bread pudding, preserving the craft of sewing is important. Here at A&A Sewing Center we are devoted to preserving the techniques of old while embracing the new technologies that keep sewing experts on the cutting edge. We are focused on helping you achieve your project’s success, whether you are hand-smocking a toddler’s dress or are in need of our convenient long-arm quilting services. Beginners and experts alike are comfortable in our fabric and machine showroom, our classroom/workshop area, and at our educational events.
• Machine Maintenance
A&A clients enjoy access to our fast, affordable in-house sewing machine maintenance service. We stock a variety of replacement parts and will promptly order any parts needed to get your machine in working order. Machine cleaning, repair, & scissor sharpening are a few of the services provided by our resident repairman.
• Long-Arm Quilting
Have you ever completed a quilt top and just wished the rest of the quilt would simply… finish itself? Or maybe you’re short on time and need a quick solution. A&A now offers machine quilting. Call or come in today for a quote and check out the extensive selection of quilt designs available to you!
• Machine Sales & Special Financing
We have the right machine for you! Whether you’re just learning to sew straight lines or you plan on designing your own clothing line, you are invited to test drive any of our machines before you buy. We provide personal and professional guidance and will even give you a tutorial on your new sewing machine to help you get started!
Check our calendar to find out what classes and events you need to attend to take your craft to the next level! We teach everything from beginner classes for adults and children (making aprons or pillowcases) to embroidery and advanced classes like Hoopsisters workshops! We offer Jellyroll quilting lessons and advanced quilting workshops. Ask about one-on-one tutorials on your new machine, a new technique, or on heirloom crafts, like smocking.
• Alterations & Monogramming
A&A attracts the best seamstresses and tailors in the area– call today to get excellent referrals for alterations, custom dresses/gowns, monogramming, and embroidery services.
• Mardi Gras & Bridal/Formal Consultations
Is your krewe in the market for a unique color palette? Are you having a gown made for a special occasion? Come in and have a look or call to schedule a private consultation with owner Helen St.Amand. We have a huge selection of formal, bridal, & specialty fabric in-store and we will gladly place a special order if your needs exceed our inventory.
Your bias tape is no longer limited to solid colors! We are now renting the floor model of our custom bias tape machine for in-store use. It’s the ultimate try before you buy deal– make any length of 1” bias tape and see how you like it. Don’t forget to put one on your Christmas list!
Come in and see us today!