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The Yardstick

Authorized dealer for simplicity vacumn cleaners, husqvarna viking sewing machines and sergers fabrics embroidery designs sewing notions
Address147 Barnerville Rd Cobleskill, NY 12043-5730
Phone(518) 234-2179
Double Irish Chain
TNT or Texture and Techniques Quilt
Crazy Compass Quilt

5D Embroidery Professional
5D Embroidery Professional Upgrade
4D Quilt Design Creator

Auto Digitizing III with Applique
Borders and Frames III

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Find creative inspiration in our huge range of embroidery designs created by the very best international designers and digitizers. Available 24 hours a day. 7 days a week. Thousands of high quality, exclusive designs from Cactus Punch, Husqvarna Viking, Inspira, PFAFF and Singer. Multi-format designs for most types of embroidery machines. Multiple sizes to fit your embroidery hoop.

The Yardstick Class Schedule

Block of the Month -Learn to Quilt

or Thurs, , Nov18 6-9
With Barbara Beginner - $18 per month + supplies

Creating curtains is a simple way to transform a room to new look. Each class will be designed around a different style of curtain. This would be a great time to make a sample if you will be doing some remodeling in the future. Teens are welcome to join the class. Book required.

Learn to Quilt Block of the Month
Tues, Nov 9, Dec 7 6-8
or Wed, Nov 17, Dec 15 10-12
With Barbara Beginner - $45 for 3 months+ kit

Learn how easy and fun it is to quilt. Know how to quilt already then come and meet new freinds. We will be doing a new block each month using the quilt as you go method.
All blocks will be 12" and can be combined to make a Sampler quilt or make more blocks and create a project each month. Kits will include fabric, pattern and instructions. Two choices of fabrics will be available.

If you see any items on any of these links that you would like, call or email The Yardstick. If we don't have it, we will order it for you.

Dakota click:
View collections of 1000 designs. When ordering Use our store ID # 1956

View all collections on this site. If we don't have an item in stock, we will order it for you.

We have a large collection of books in our store. Browse this site and we will special order and item if that one isn't in store stock.

Check out this large selection of patterns. Many are in our store and some are being used in classes.

View this collection of versitile sewing cabinets and accessories. We will help you in your selection and order for you.

View this site for freebie embroidery designs and patterns. Check out information on sewing machines and sergers.

There is a ruler for many different angles and cuts. We stock a large variety.

Check out your vacumn cleaning solutions, then come in the store to see them in person. We are an authorized dealer and repair shop.

Coming Soon! Romantic Cutwork Quilt as a Block of the Month.

Welcome to the Yardstick!

The Yardstick,147 Barnerville Rd, Ste1, Cobleskill, NY 12043 has been in business for over 30 years. The store features over 2000 bolts of 100% cotton fabrics from Hoffman, Benartex, Moda, Maywood, Timeless, Treasures, Marcus, Kona Bay,and many others displayed in color familes. The Yardstick is an Authorized Husqvarna Viking sewing machine dealer. We have a large selection of notions, sewing machine acessories, sewing machine software including the newly released Husqvarna Viking 5D Software.

Sewing Machine Repair of all brands.
Vacuum cleaner Sales and Repairs
Large Selection of Embroidery Designs

Shop Hop Bag Sale Returns!
Mark your calendars for November 7th - 14th. Bring in a shop hop bag from any year and fill it. Receive 20% off on anything you can fit in your bag! (Reminder, store is closed on Mondays)

Gift of the Month
The Yardstick is a participating dealer in Martha Pullen's Gift Of The Month. Read about us in Sew Beautiful Magazine. Monthly gifts are $5.00. You will receive a package* of 4 items such as:

An embroidery design
An original embroidery design page, including one page of motifs and/or smocking plates
Instructions, illustrations and patterns for previously unpublished projects
A “Sewing Tips & Tricks” sheet

September 2010 Gift of the Month

The project is called "Floral Spray" Fashion Belt The embroidered stitch-out design is Floral Spray.

October 2010 Gift of the Month
The project is called "Whimsical Warbler" Wall Hanging
The embroidered stitch-out design is Whimsical Warbler. The technique is “Incorporating Redwork Embroidery in Stipple Quilting”

November 2010 Gift of the Month
The project is called "Holly Sprig" Gift Bag
The embroidered stitch-out design is Holly Sprig. The technique is “Creating a Peek-a-Boo Casing”

Free Quilt Pattern Monthly

Click to Download Pattern & Instructions

DESIGNER RUBY™ - Love at first touch

One touch changes everything!
Designed and engineered in Sweden, the DESIGNER RUBY™ sewing and embroidery machine offers a wide array of features to fulfill your heart’s desire. The journey begins as you see, touch and customize your embroideries and stitches on the vibrant interactive color screen. Now that your true love has arrived it is time to create one-of-a-kind garments, quilts and home decor for you and those you love.
Whether its an engagement party, a birthday celebration or a typical day in need of a special touch, the DESIGNER RUBY™ sewing and embroidery machine is a must-have. This gem makes it easy to create unique, personalized projects for your everyday moments of love.

Free monthly classes with the purchase of new sewing machines.

5D Embroidery Software Is In Stock!

Get ready for the latest innovation in embroidery software!
The 5D™ embroidery system, launched August 2010, brings you to a new level of creativity and personalization in embroidery. 5D™ embroidery software interacts with most embroidery file types and, therefore, is compatible with most machines. 5D™ software allows you to edit embroideries in real time, on your garment. You are in control of the embroidery with tools that allow you to resize, view metallic threads, change colors, edit stitches and so much more. The possibilities are endless! 5D Ideas and Preview

3D Flowers/Mini collection/12 Flower Designs $39.95
If you love flowers you will love this collection! We have created 12 different 3 dimensional flowers that you can add to a multitude of items.

Autumn Cutwork (56 Designs) $69.95

Realistic Flowers/Full collection/5 Flower $69.95
The collection includes four different designs for five different beautiful flowers, Magnolia, Poppy, Daffodil, Iris, and Lily. The versions included are Stitched, Applique, Homespun Applique, and Running Stitch.

Christmas Curls (21 Designs) $39.95


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