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Find the Sewing Machines & Materials You Want

The ability to create breathtaking works of art with needle and thread is limited only by your imagination. But to bring your unique vision to life, you also need the finest materials and top-of-the-line equipment from sewing experts you can trust. In San Jose, CA, there is only one name that always comes to mind for creators, artisans, and educators alike: Ray's Sewing Center. For more than 70 years, our sewing emporium has offered the unparalleled materials and machinery our customers need for all their projects at affordable prices to match any budget. Our sewing experts stay up-to-date on the latest industry trends and provide the guidance you need to find exactly what you are looking for. Come in and see us or contact us today for more information.

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The Finest Fabrics In the Sewing World

What is the perfect sewing machine without the ideal fabric to accompany it? Ray's Sewing Center stocks a broad inventory of the finest sewing materials to pair perfectly with our outstanding sewing machines. Talk to one of our associates and discover the unrivaled array of exceptional textiles you’ve been searching for, including:

  • Linen
  • Silk
  • Chiffon
  • Cotton
  • Silk
  • Linen
  • Wool
  • Bamboo
  • And More

Advanced Sewing Machines for the Modern Day

Ray's Sewing Center is the only authorized dealer of Janome and Elna sewing machines in San Jose, CA. The equipment we stock in our family-run shop has the modern capabilities, advanced features, and easy operation you need to transform any sewing project into a masterpiece. Working with our associates, you’ll always find the right machine with the performance you’ve been searching for and take your talents to new heights. Here, you find brand-name products from names such as:


Janome is one of the leading suppliers of advanced sewing machines in the world. Focusing on creativity, innovation, and simplified operation, their products make your sewing experience more inventive, artistic, and pleasurable than ever before. Each machine seamlessly blends reliability and durability for the ultimate in comfort, quality, and intuitive ease. Janome sewing machines anticipate users’ needs and come with helpful standard features such as 1000+ stitches per minute capabilities, full-intensity LED lighting system, optical bobbin sensors, 12 sensor buttonholes, and more. Ray's Sewing Center invites you to discover all they can do firsthand.


Since their founding in 1940, Elna has been a pioneer in sewing innovation, introducing a host of groundbreaking models featuring advanced design, technology, and comfort. Today, through their integration of automation and technological improvements, Elna continues to enhance performance and exceed customers’ expectations. Whether you’re creating clothing, quilts, home decor, accessories, or embroidery, Elna machines have the current capabilities to do more. Customize your wardrobe from sober to stylish, tackle the trim, assemble, and finish of serging in one easy step. With Elna sewing products, you get quality, endurance, and energy savings you can measure in lifetimes.

Contact Ray's Sewing Center for More

Your sewing project deserves the best machines and materials. Contact Ray's Sewing Center, let us find them for you at the best prices, and start your journey into endless creativity. Contact us today for more information.

A Local Trusted Name in Sewing Sales and Services