We are open 9-5:30 Monday-Friday & Sat. 9-2 or by appointment, We offer financing!

Sewing machines sales & service

Loren & Paula owners  & managers

Let us help you find the right sewing machine, prices start as low as $129. Get pre-approved!

Handi Quilter National Educator, coming to Tri-State Sew

2 Day Educational Quilt Event

Friday, October 5th from 1:30-4:30 p.m.& 5:30-8:30 p.m.

Saturday, October 6th, 9:30-12:30 a.m. & 1:30-4:30 p.m.

We are pleased to have National Educator Denise, coming

Denise Best

Denise Best has been around sewing and quilting all her life.  She learn the art as a child and has been sewing and quilting with a passion ever since.  She loves sharing her knowledge, teaching in local quilt shops and helping friends master new sewing skills and quilting skills over lunch hours at work.

Denise started quilting on the HQ Avante' in 2011.  Today, Denise loves quilting on the HQ Infinity with Pro-Stitcher. With a background as an I/T and data analytics professional, she has quickly become proficient in using the Pro-Stitcher along with Art and Stitch digitizing software and is anxious to add it to her teaching repertoire to share with others.

Denise is an active member of the Kansas City Modern Quilt Guild, serving 2 terms as treasurer. She is a long-standing member in a hand bell choir and enjoys running to stay fit.

Denise lives in Kansas City, Missouri area with her husband, step-daughter and 2 dogs.


Let us know how we are doing? We need to hear from you. We appreciate any positive feedback;  We strive to do our best in every situation. Look forward in hearing from you soon!

Buy two packs needles, get third Free limited time offer!

This week, Purchase a SELECT PFAFF embroidery machine, this week & recieve Free software, limited time offer!

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If you have a question, we will try to answer each and every question. Let us know, how we can help.  Call us 712-258-1188


Check out this great video


I like quick quilts to make, because, of the time factor, ask me about a class!

Our Background

The difference is in the Details.....

As one of the leading local businesses of the Siouxland area, we reference our reputation to the lasting customer relationships we've developed throughout the years.  We believe our customers deserve the highest level of service, and we are committed to providing the highest of standards.

Customer Support

We want all our customers to experience an expert level of professionalism when working with Tri-State Sew & Vac., Inc.   All our services, especially this one, exist to make your life easier and stree free.  You can trust us to supply  you with the best products, as well as  top quality customer service.

All Day Sewing Class event coming.....

All Day sewing class event; Save the Date Wednesday, October 17, 2018 & Register now, for Creativity Unleashed with Darelle Anderson featuring the new PFAFF Creative icon. We will be making a project that highlights many of the top features you will grow to love with this fun & innovative top of line PFAFF Sewing/Embroidery/quilting machine. Call us to register or do it online here.  712-258-1188



Beth Raymond
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Bundle it up now!

  • Right now, we have the PFAFF 3.0 Creative embroidery machine
  • with software 
  • Plus easy financing available (wac)
  • This could be the time to make your purchase! There is a $200 Rebate now with the purchase of this machine! Hurry in!

Sewing Class demo's on Ribbon Stitches

Give us a call or just stop by, watch a demo on the beautiful ribbon stitches on several PFAFF models, then you try it too, & register to win Anita Goodesigns embroidery designs! This will be fun & get your creative juices flowing!


We offer a lifetime of Free Operational instructions with purchase.

Pressing matters. We have a great new steam iron, that is a great help in the sewing room. I sure could not be without this important tool! Neither should you!

Regular maintenance keeps your equipment working so you can sew & enjoy creating. 

Maybe it is time for your sewing machine check up with Tri-State Sew & Vac., Inc.

We service & repair sewing machines.

We will give you an estimate when you bring in your sewing machine, so you have an idea what to expect. We usually are able to get them serviced within a week, depending on how busy we are & what is needed.

When you purchase your sewing machine from us, we give you the first year FREE SERVICE.

Handi Quilter Dealer

Paula also trains you with purchase of the Handi Quilter product & does custom & edge to edge quilting.

This quilt to the right was custom done on the HQ Infinity 26" throat with Pro-Stitcher Premium software. This machine is a display model & ready to be sold with all the latest updates on it. Plus we will train you & you are able to come back as many times as you need to learn. Please give us a call at 712-258-1188 to schedule a live demo today!

About Us

Loren services most sewing machines, with over 40 years of experience, if it can be fixed, he can fix it!


Contact Us

Tri-State Sew & Vac., Inc.

1551 Indian Hills Dr. suite #5, Sioux City, IA 51104, US

(712) 258-1188


Monday - Friday: 9a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Saturday: 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 or by appointment

Sunday: Closed

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