07511 217 984
18 years ago, Gary Sharpe co founded (with Anthony Mallon now retired) GTS Sewing Machines LTD. Now, GTS have become Oxfordshire’s largest dealer in both domestic and industrial sewing machines, overlockers and embroidery machines.
Since opening, they soon became a popular local source for King Cole knitting wool, knitting / crochet patterns, haberdashery, Liberty of London Fabric as well as other high quality quilting fabrics, plus all useful sewing accessories. They also have a good stock of sewing machines mainly by Brother and Janome.
Specialising in the service and repair of most types of sewing machines, embroidery machines and overlockers both domestic and industrial. Business continues to grow.
Gary is also well known in the area for his mobile disco Sharpe Sounds, and his stints volunteering on local radio stations.
That all started in 2002 on ImpactLive where he presented the breakfast show on 106.4fm until June 2003. Now you can hear him on Puritans Radio every Wednesday evening presenting The Late Late Breakfast Show alongside Darren Hillman.from 7-9pm.
Before co founding GTS Sewing Machines in 2001, Gary went to London College of Fashion to train as a mechanical engineer, worked for Cannay, Tuston Textiles, and Spencer Banbury (and Silhouette).
You can find them at (also known as Queensway shops with ample free parking) with Google Map 55a Mewburn Rd, Banbury OX16 9PQ.
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