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ABS Sewing & InStitches has been a cornerstone of the Solano County community for over two decades. Our commitment is simple – to provide unparalleled customer service that leaves you with a smile, just as one of our recent customers shared: "I love coming here because everyone is happy, and the energy just puts a smile on my face." We aim to extend that positivity to everyone who walks through our doors!

As a comprehensive Sewing, Quilting, and Vacuum store, we specialize in the sales of top-tier brands such as Babylock, Janome, Juki, Pfaff, and Innova for sewing, embroidery, quilting, and overlock machines. Additionally, we offer Miele vacuums and expert repair services for sewing machines of any make. Our commitment to your satisfaction extends beyond the purchase – we provide extensive education, including sewing, embroidery, and quilting classes, ensuring you make the most of your investment.

Explore our exceptional Long Arm Quilting Services featuring the cutting-edge Innova M28, offering meticulous machine quilting at a reasonable rate. For those with a creative touch, we also rent out our long arms, empowering you to bring your quilting vision to life.

Whether you're in the market for an industrial machine or seeking a reconditioned model that aligns with your budget, our warm and knowledgeable staff is always ready to guide you. We take pride in serving customers who travel great distances to choose us for their machine needs. Our commitment to building lasting relationships and earning your trust is unwavering – we aspire to be your preferred sewing and vacuum service provider!

Julian Lis, Owner of ABS Sewing & InStitches

Julian has been in the sewing industry for over 29 years and has been a sewing and vacuum dealer for 28. He named his business ABS which stands for Always Better Service. His reputation is built on his adhering to the goal of keeping his customers first. Many of our customers come from far and wide to purchase their machines and have them serviced by Julian and Zac.

Zac Craft, Service Manager

Zac has mastered the art of sewing machine and vacuum repair under Julian's guidance. He has learned all the facets of the sewing and vacuum industry and may someday manage the store when Julian retires, if that turns out to be his eventual goal. He is also our resident computer guru and technical expert.

Colleen Erdes, Sales and Education

Colleen is our educational guru. She is a Babylock Certified Educator. She is also the Babylock educator of the year for 2021.  She is an exceptional instructor in all facets of sewing. She also loves to show off all of the great features the new sewing machines have to offer and hopefully have you join our sewing family.