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Essential Sewing Services, 31 Gloucester Road, Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire. HR9 5LE
Tel: 01989 566406 Mob: 07971 603656 Fax: 01989 566606 Email:

Helen would like to welcome you to Essential Sewing Services which is situated in Gloucester Road, in the centre of the historic market town of Ross-on-Wye. This shop is the essential place to visit if you are thinking of making a dress or even having one made for you, as Helen and her team of knowledgeable staff and expert seamstresses can supply you with everything you need, from the sewing machine and patterns to a beautifully made bridal gown with the perfect fit.

Proprietor, Helen outside Essential Sewing Services, 31, Gloucester Road, Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire. HR9 5LE.

A customer discussing her requirements with the friendly, knowledgeable staff.

Top of the range sewing machines can be bought, serviced or repaired.

Essential Sewing Services stocks only the best names in the sewing world. With sewing machines by Singer, Pfaff and Silver and ironing presses, you are assured of the best equipment. If your sewing machine is broken or in need of a service, Essential Sewing Services can take care of that for you. These quality machines are complemented by the vast range of threads by Gutermann, YKK zips and scissors by Mundial and Fiskar.

As well as lovely dress material in store, there is beautiful dress material available to order by James Hare Silks, Michael's Bridal, Derby House and Dewhurst Dent and a range of stylish patterns to choose from. Essential Sewing Services stock New Look, Butterick and McCalls, and Vogue patterns can be ordered for you. If your home is in need of some stylish curtains, there is a good range of gorgeous curtain fabrics from the Duralee Collection, Style Furnishings, Templewood and James Hare Silks.

If you feel daunted at the prospect of all that measuring, cutting out, gathering etc. why not ask Essential Sewing Services to make your garment or curtains for you? The team of expert seamstresses will be only too happy to measure you up and present you with a professionally finished garment, a set of curtains or a blind. Essential Sewing Services also offer an alteration service and you can even order online from their web site. Simply enter your requirements onto the form, post the item to be altered to the shop and within seven days, you should have your garment returned to you and fitting like a glove.

Measuring up to make a blind.

You will be delighted with the work of the fully experienced seamstresses.

Essential Sewing Services also caters for the knitter, the crochet fan and the soft toy maker and houses a great haberdashery range. Beautiful ribbons and edging lace are available to add a pretty finish and a full range of Anchor silks are always in stock for those who enjoy embroidery or cross stitch. For those who enjoy tapestry, Essential Sewign Services also have the Anchor range of tapestry wools in store. Top quality wool is available, including that by Wendy, Peter Pan, Pampas, Twilley's and Robin and finding the correct size of knitting needles or the perfect pattern should not be a problem.

With Essential Sewing Services' range of hemming tape, Velcro, invisible bra straps, darning wool, Petersham tape, buttons, sewing needles, elastic, threads and countless other items, you are certain to find what you are looking for. If you are not quite sure what it is exactly that you need, simply ask one of the friendly and knowledgeable staff, who will be only to happy to help you.

Teach your child to knit or make a soft, cuddly toy.

The best brands of wool can be bought at Essential Sewing Services.
  • Dress making
  • Curtain making
  • Alterations
  • Order online
  • Machine repairs
  • Pfaff
  • Singer
  • NewLook
  • Butterick
  • McCalls
  • Vogue
  • Sewing machines
  • Ironing presses
  • Fleece & fake fur fabrics
  • Wendy
  • Peter Pan
  • Twilley's of Stamford
  • Pampas
  • Robin
  • Soft toy making kits
  • Sewing boxes & Knitting bags
  • Haberdashery
  • Anchor silks
  • Ribbons and lace
  • Gutermann threads
  • Scissors
  • Anchor tapestry wools
  • Patchwork & quilting mags

Helen and her knowledgeable staff are always happy to help and advise.

Essential Sewing Services, 31 Gloucester Road, Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire. HR9 5LE
Tel: 01989 566406 Mob: 07971 603656 Fax: 01989 566606 Email:

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