About us

PFAFF® was founded in Germany by instrument maker George Michael PFAFF (1823-1893). PFAFF® sewing machines date back to 1862, the PFAFF® GM factory was expanded and modernised in 1885 when George Michael Pfaff opened a sewing machine shop in London.

Since then PFAFF® has expanded further into various countries, supplying a vast array of this unique sewing machine brand worldwide.

Since 2018 PFAFF® South Africa is under the management of Heather Dawn Lawlor, based in Bedfordview Johannesburg; and is the sole distributor of PFAFF® machines throughout South Africa. The PFAFF® South Africa family strives to deliver the best service and products to all customers within our country.

PFAFF® has been manufacturing premium sewing machines for over 150 years, PFAFF® machines are distinguished by the sophisticated appearance, superior performance and ultimate design for freedom.

We believe the search for individuality will always be in style. Perfection starts here. Tm