Phone: (518) 234-2179
Email: info@yardstickny.com


The Yardstick,147 Barnerville Rd, Ste1, Cobleskill, NY 12043 has been in business for over 30 years. The store features over 2000 bolts of 100% cotton fabrics from Hoffman, Benartex, Moda, Maywood, Timeless, Treasures, Marcus,  Kona Bay,and many others displayed in color families. The Yardstick is an Authorized Husqvarna Viking sewing machine dealer and machine maintaince and repair service. The Yardstick is an exclusive authorized dealer for Floriani Needle, Threads and more. The Yardstick  an Authorized dealer and repair service for Simplicity Vacumn Cleaners. We have a large selection of notions, sewing machine accessories, sewing machine software including Husqvarna Viking 6D Software.
  • Sewing Machine Repair of all brands.
  • Vacuum cleaner Sales and Repairs
  • Large Selection of Embroidery Designs
  • 100% Cotton Fabrics
  • Sewing Notions and Tools
  • Magazines, Books and Patterns
  • Large selection of Threads
  • Quilting Machine
  • Custom Embroidery

Husqvarna Viking

Find creative inspiration in our huge range of embroidery designs created by the very best international designers and digitizers.  Available 24 hours a day. 7 days a week.  Thousands of high quality, exclusive designs from Cactus Punch, Husqvarna Viking, Inspira, PFAFF and Singer.  Multi-format designs for most types of embroidery machines.  Multiple sizes to fit your embroidery hoop.


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The Yardstick

 www.yardstickny.com  | 518-234-2179

Winter Hours - January - March
Tues- Sat 10-5, Sun 11-5 Closed on Mondays
Check out our new Valentine Fabrics


Hoopsisters classes

Hoopsister Embroida-block will start about April 2016.  this year I am making available 2 choices of quilts.  The Sewn Seeds which some did last year and Elegant Elements  which is new for 2016 in both cases you can choose between the 5 month option and the 10 month option.  The fee for either option will be $140.00, which includes a USB stick to collect your designs and instructions.  All supplies needed, will be available at The Yardstick.  I will be starting another set of classes in early April weather permitting.

Elegant Elements   2016

 Hoopsisters Quilt for 2014 - Jacobean Journey

2013 Hoopsisters - Feathered Star Quilt



 Hoopsisters Quilt for 2014 - Jacobean Journey


Holiday Machine Sale & Pre-owned machines
Stop by for prices and more information!

Platineum 750 with extension table, 70 stitches, hard case
Designer Ruby, with Embroidery Unit
Designer Ruby Deluxe, Embroidery Unit
Designer Diamond, Embroidery Unit, 3 Hoops
Topaz 30 with Embroidery case, 2 hoops

Quilter's Quest Shop Hop 2016

June 2nd thru June 12th

Eleven shops to visit during the eleven days of quilt shop fun and great prizes.  
Buy your passport beginning Feb. 1st at any participating shop.


Embroidery Software to develop skills and learn different techniques.

Cost: $ 10.00
Quilters Quest Shop Hop

Cost: $ 7.50
Watch the video on how to do the projects and receive a kit to take home including the designs for the project.

Cost: $ 29.95
2016 Embroidablock quilt is called Elegant Elements

Cost: $ 140.00
Learn a totally new way to construct a Hunter's Star Quilt.

Cost: $ 40.00


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Row by Row Shop Hop

Last years theme was Water!. 2015
Check back for 2016 details.!

We Have A Winner! 
Joan McGrath
Greenfield Center, NY

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 Anita Goodesign Event 2014
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The Yardstick received an award from Viking for Outstanding Sales and Service for 2013

Merilyn Ludwig and Walter Floriani

RNK Micro Thread

RNK Micro Thread in 48 Beautiful Colors of 60 weight for Ultra-Fine Embroidery and Ultra Small Lettering. This micro-thin polyester thread beautifully defines stitching and embellishment. It is ideal for fine or micro embroidery on delicate fabrics as well as very smalllettering, scroll work and lace. Small lettering has never been so BIG! You will be amazed at thedetail each stitch reveals using this high sheen-high tensile strength embroidery thread. Noclumping or bunching when micro-stitching letter fonts and .or motifs. RNK Micro Thread canalso be used as matching bobbin thread for most 40 weight embroidery thread.

Floriani Chrome Needles made by Schmetz!

Floriani Chrome Needles made by Schmetz! Why Chrome? It is not an easy task to improve the best needles ever made, but Floriani Chrome by Schmetz does offer a class of needles never seen before in the Home Sewing/Quilting/Embroidery Industry. Floriani Chrome by Schmetz gives consumers a more durable and better performance needle. Floriani Chrome by Schmetz offers needles with superior strength that are much longer lasting, and are guaranteed to deliver the perfect stitch for every fabric type, every time.

Small scissors are available with either with dots or animals prints for those small jobs that only small sharp scissors will do. There are small Appliques scissors available for accurate trimming around your applique shapes.


Current Magazines are subject to store availability. In Store Purchase only.


Please note that sewing machines, software and vacumn cleaners  are sold in store only.  All other items if not in stock can be special ordered.  Subject to availability.  


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Book Huggies

Pawkit Purse Animals

Stars & Stripes

Christmas Town

Take 4 Placemat

Sweethearts Party

Ipad Cover

Get Away Tote

Cake Party

Little Twister
Bobbin Buddy

Newport Bag

Veggie Double Diamond Runner

Floriani Signature Social for Jan 2014


Trapazoid Tote
Anita's Playhouse

Sassy Screen Tote

Hedge Hog Pot Holder

Seasonal Celebrations Placemat

Floriani Micro Threads

Dessert Diamonds

Little Boat Floats

Posh Pink Packpack

Winter Mug Rug

Sun & Surf Tote

Dinner for Two Placement

Machine & Computer Luggage

Plat Kats

Patchwork Tote
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  • Phone: (518) 234-2179
  • Email: info@yardstickny.com
  • 147 Barnerville Rd, Ste 1 Cobleskill, NY 12043
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