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Local sewing store is busting at the seams!

We're a growing team of awesome people and we need to add a little more awesome. We have two roles that need to be filled. One is for a creative enthusiast who loves to sew, knit, embroider. And the other is for a service technician who likes to take machines apart and get their hands dirty.

You are: honest, creative, helpful, enthusiastic designer / stitcher / knitter / quilter.

Creative Enthusiast - Duties include:

  • Sales and support of sewing machines and sergers
  • Cutting fabric and notions to order
  • Assisting customers in the selection of colours and patterns of fabrics and yarns
  • Class registrations and promotions
  • Periodic setup and tear down of events (quilt show, home show)
  • Stocking shelves, filling internet orders,  maintaining inventories
  • Offer suggestions in telephone support of sewing techniques, knitting, embroidery
  • We're open 7 days a week and shifts will reflect that (evenings and weekends)


As a service technician you perform diagnostics and repairs on all makes of sewing machines, sergers and quilters. Machines range from turn-of-the-century mechanical classics, to modern computerized sewing and embroidery machines with touch screen and wi-fi.

Maintenance & Repair Technician - Duties include:

  • You work independently, you pickup a machine at the store, take it to your shop for diagnostics and repair, and get paid in cash when you return the working machine
  • Mechanically oriented with occasional use of solder iron and computer
  • Fine vision and motor skills as you often work with very small parts
  • You have access to a reasonable arsenal of tools (screw drivers, allen keys, air compressor)
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Sewing experience would be an asset but is not required. Training will be provided to the right candidate
  • This is a contract position with a flat rate pay structure


If you love helping people with their creative ventures and your glass is half full, then apply in person with a resume that states which position you are interested in by January 27/2017 to:

Pine Ridge Knit & Sew
17477 Highway 2 West – Unit 3 Appledene Plaza
Trenton, Ontario

You gotta get in here and sew!