At Sew Darn special we stock wools, buttons, sewing & craft supplies, and a range of gift products.

Shop online with us or visit us in-store for our full range!
We are located just outside of Ballarat at: 107 Rubicon Street, Sebastopol, VIC, 3356


Our beautiful range of wool includes Calor Yarns, Fiddlesticks, Alpaca Yarns of New Zealand, plus the old favourites including Totem, Bluebell, Cleckheaton, Heirloom.

For all the sock knitters we have Patons, Mille Colori, Jawoll Magic and Jig Saw and more These wool and nylon blends also make beautiful shawls and scarves.

Looking for that extra something to add to your felting or textile project? Check out our growing range of homespun and hand-dyed wool by local spinners.
Lay-by facilities are available.

Our large range of Knitpro needles will be sure to delight. Call in and check out the new cubic range. Yes, they are square needles, great for arthritic fingers. Have a try on our sample square.
Need help with that pattern that won’t quite work? Book a session with our knitting/crochet expert — 30 mins session $15.00


While some see the button as something that is simple and inconspicuous if you are sewing a special garment and need that wow factor a special button may just be the answer.

We have over 6000 buttons on display, I’m sure there will be one for you. Lost a button from your item of clothing, it can be frustrating to find one to match. You now have an easy option – text a photo of what you are looking for and we will attempt to find a match. 

Come and see us, we can help you choose an alternative.

Yes, you can buy just one button, all our buttons are in tubes. Embellishments for that special project, quilt or just because.


All your haberdashery and sewing needs are in our local Ballarat shop.

  • Beautiful quilting fabrics – novelty prints, Japanese designs and Australiana prints.
  • Gutermann machine thread
  • DMC embroidery threads
  • SSS haberdashery
  • Sewing boxes, children’s kits, craft supplies
  • Ribbons, laces, elastic, cord, braids, ric rac
  • Zips, buttons, buckles
  • Jewellery findings
  • Our experienced seamstresses only too happy to answer any sewing queries.
  • Ashford Spinning Weaving and Dying supplies now instore


A selection of unique handmade gifts for the new born to adults.

That ‘something special’ for a gift or a treat for yourself!
Locally crafted. We have an extensive range of gifts for newborns through to adults, such as:

  • Hand-knitted baby clothes
  • Miss Kitty paper mache earrings and bracelets
  • Thurlby Herb Farm herbal products from Western Australia
  • Cotton socks for newborns to adults – great fun with colour. All mismatched no two the same, great for exercise and they breathability — no more sweaty feet
  • Gift Vouchers


The difficult done daily. The impossible done next week. Miracles by appointment.

The clothing alteration and repair service continues to be a major part of our business.

With 3 experienced seamstresses, we can take the unwearable, repair it, alter it and make it wearable. From simple hems to major alterations, all requests will be considered.

Do you need to make an appointment? Only if you need a miracle. 

Unfortunately, we are unable to offer alterations to Debutante or Bridal wear.

Shop in store to view our full range

Well stock a broader range including gifts!

107 Rubicon Street, Sebastopol, VIC, 3356