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 Beth van Wyngaarden.

Holiday Hours:
Saturday December 21st, 10am to 5pm
Monday December 23rd 10am to 5pm
Tuesday December 24th 10am to 1pm
December 25th to January 1st – closed for the holidays
Thursday January 2nd, 10am to 6pm

Summer Store hours – starting June 24th
Open 10am to 5pm Monday and Tuesday
Open 10am to 5pm Wednesday
Open 10am to 5pm Thursday to Saturday
Closed Sunday

*Please note that due to COVID-19 we are not open at our storefront location. However, we are taking orders through the website and over the phone.

Random Textile Factoids

Fascinating facts about textiles and the industry...


Pounds of Cotton in a bale


Bales Used For Textiles Per Year


Stitches Per Minute By Flat Knitting Machines


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!