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Yarn Forward & Sew-On. 581 Bank Street, Ottawa. Tel (613) 237-8008
Yarn Forward. 474 Hazeldean Road, Kanata. Tel (613) 831-8027

To see the latest yarns at our stores, please go to our main web site - all yarns on the website are available in the stores.



We now carry a line INSPIRA STUDIO™ cabinets for sewers and crafters.


Yarn Forward and Sew-On is Ottawa's leading Husqvarna Viking dealer. We carry a full line of Husqvarna Viking sewing machines and sergers at our Bank Street store. Machines range from very economical entry level machines at very affordable prices, up to acclaimed sewing and embroidery machines. All machines come with free user classes, and all servicing is done in store by factory trained technicians.

Husqvarna Viking machines are designed and engineered in Sweden to the highest standards. For more information, please use the navigation bars at the top of the page.



Yarn Forward is Ottawa's leading retailer of hand knitting yarn and knitting needles, crochet hooks, knitting and crochet patterns, books, and knitting accessories, bringing you quality yarns at affordable prices. Yarn Forward has a store in downtown Ottawa, and a store in Kanata.

Our Ottawa store also sells sewing machines and sergers, and is known as Yarn Forward & Sew-On. Yarn Forward & Sew-On is an authorized Husqvarna Viking and Singer Dealer. Please note that we cannot ship sewing machines and sergers. We are only authorized to sell to personal shoppers at our Bank Street store.

Yarn Forward & Sew-On is a Husqvarna Viking Dealer of Excellence and therefore offer you an Extra Support Package (ESP). ESP gives you, the customer, An Extended Warranty, Free User Instruction Classes, Sewing Club Projects, Customer Bulletins, Telephone Assistance, Software Assistance, Preferred Customer Status, Full Trade-Up Program, Teaching Opportunities, Husqvarna Viking Credit Card Plan, and Newsletters.

As a Dealer of Excellence, we also demonstrate Husqvarna Viking Software and are trained to provide you with all the support and service you require when you purchase the software. We are certified 5D Software Specialists.

We offer lessons in knitting, crochet, and at the Bank Street store, sewing, quilting, and embroidery software. Lessons are aimed at all levels of experience from novice to experienced.


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