Since Winston’s Sewing Center began dispensing quilting and needlepoint supplies in 1939, there have been quite a few innovations in the craft. That’s especially true with sewing machines. The storefront has a sizeable collection of up-to-date models that have pinpoint accuracy and programmable embroidery. These modern devices sit amid the vast stock of traditional craft supplies, including yards of luxuriant fabrics for handcrafting projects. The center also serves as just a quiet, comfortable place to sew, whether you want to do that in as part of a class, in a sociable club, or within a yarn cocoon.
At more than five locations through Missouri, CPR Cell Phone Repair's expert technicians nurse malfunctioning phones back to health. Specializing in iPhones – though able to repair any brand – the team fixes everything from cracked screens to water damage and charging problems within hours. Besides phones, each tech is well versed in plenty other devices, from tablets and laptops to gaming systems, such as Xbox 360s or shoeboxes painted like PlayStations.
Mike, the Bellman behind Bellman Computer Repair, provides mobile tech support for private clients and small businesses. He conducts quick and efficient visits, undeterred by weather, kids, or pets. His guidelines for clients upon his house calls are pretty simple. "Relax, it's your house," he says on his website. "Remember to smile. I don't scare easy." Mike matches his affable manner with an impressive résumé of technical skills, including 20 years of repairing Apple products, and expert-level knowledge of Windows, and membership in seven warranty organizations who help back his work.