Address: 124 N. Broadway DePere, WI 54115 View Map
Phone: (920) 338-1381

About Us

We are your premier quilting and embroidery supplies store! At our shop, you will find state-of-the-art BERNINA Sewing and Embroidery Machines, BERNINA Sergers, BERNINA Software, Bernina E16 multi needle embroidery machine, and the Bernina Longarm Q-series in the cabinet and on the frame.We have now added JANOME to our family of sewing machines in both our De Pere and Appleton locations. Every JANOME sewing, embroidery, serger, and quilting machine is designed to maximize your sewing experience, from the basic models to the most sophisticated, interactive machines. 

We find Janome machines easy to operate with its great design, and cutting-edge technology which gives you professional results.We are proud to offer you the best in sewing and quilting machines, along with accessories, classes and service. We have on site service on all makes and models of machines by our certified BERNINA and JANOME technician and a highly trained sales staff to help you choose the perfect machine. We have a large inventory of quilting fabrics, books, patterns and notions and provide classes for beginners to experienced sewers. We carry a large selection of sewing and embroidery threads and stock OESD Stabilizers, DIME product & Sew Much More!

We look forward to supporting all your sewing and embroidery needs.
~ Mikey & The LAS Team


Machine Repair Service

We service any machine make or model!  All services are performed in-house
If it has it been a while since you had your machine cleaned, oiled, and adjusted?  Then it is time to bring it in and let our repair technician tune it up for you!  Our Technician has over 35 years of experience working on sewing machines & is one of the best in Northeast WI!   Read more on pricing and appointments!

Where you buy is just as important as what you buy! There is a better alternative to the chain stores when buying a sewing machine or embroisery software. At Life's A Stitch we want you to get the most from your Bernina or Janome machine and software. For questions or guidance on selecting an appropriate new sewing machine, software or serger, please call us at (920) 338-1381 during business hours.


3020 E. College Ave, Appleton WI 54195
(920) 815-3770
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Life's A Stitch opened in the year 2000, and is located in downtown DePere, WI. just south of Green Bay along the lovely Fox River. The business is in the Historic Lee Building along with a number of specialty shops and restaurants.

Mikey Stencil is the second generation owner of Life’s A Stitch. She and her family have built the business by providing quality products and a commitment to outstanding customer service. In 2015 Life's A Stitch was District Dealer of the Year for Bernina and in 2016 they made Top 10 in their district for Bernina..

Key components of the Life's A Stitch offering are:

- A dedicated knowledgeable staff to serve you and make your visit to Life's A Stitch enjoyable.

- Bernina brand sewing machines supported by free "lifetime" guide classes and assistance.

- Beautiful "high quality" fabric with a large selection of "spectacular brights", "exquisite black and whites",and new modern quilt designers collections - over 3000 bolts to view...One of NE Wisconsin's largest collection of threads from around the world.

- Diversified classes taught each season by some of the areas most talented teachers.

- A highly qualified technician who can repair and service all makes and models - including sergers and industrial embroidery machines.

- An outstanding embroidery software support and training program.

A commitment and mission to" inspire" you to "Learn, Create, & Have Fun!" with Fiber Art.