Welcome To Maker Savvy


Maker Savvy is a new store in Kanata, Ontario. We supply products and classes to makers of textile arts. We offer fabric, yarns, Bernina Sewing machines, threads, bag hardware, and other sewing/quilting/bag making notions. In our yarn area we feature Canadian Hand Dyers in a variety of yarn bases and weights. We have dyers represented from Western Canada, Ontario, Quebec and the Maritimes.

We still support the quilters among you with fabrics, thread, notions, patterns, classes and Bernina sewing machine sales and service. Longarm quilting services are available from Emi and Ko.

Maker Savvy will be closed for the Holiday Season from December 26th through to January 2nd.

Open 10am to 5pm Monday through Friday
Open 10am to 4pm Saturday
Closed Sunday

Random Textile Factoids

Fascinating facts about textiles and the industry...


Pounds of Cotton in a bale


Bales Used For Textiles Per Year


Yards Per Minute Ten Colour Roller Printed

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Kind words

  • thanks for the great afternoon of fun and product reveal…

    ” What a great reveal on Thursday!!! Great store Wendy & Dan!!! CONGRATULATIONS and thanks for the great afternoon of fun and product reveal. Can’t wait to get into all my new wool. “

    Kathy O'Hagan
  • Beautiful stock will keep clients coming back for more

    ” The great variety and beautiful stock will keep clients coming back for more and encourage wonderful craftsmanship! Congratulations on the new store.”

    Kate Stewart
  • Can’t wait to take new courses

    ” Beautiful new store. Can’t wait to take new courses.”

    Lou McCrae

The Maker Savvy Team

Come on in... We are awesome!