Capitol Embroidery Group, Inc.

The region's best choice for embroidery equipment and supplies.

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Capitol Embroidery Group, Inc. is located off of Highway 52 at 272 E. Lafayette Frontage Road in St. Paul, MN. The owner of Capitol Embroidery Group, Steve Elias, has been distributing and servicing Barudan embroidery machines for over 28 years. The company handles a full line of Barudan embroidery machines, Sawgrass Advantage digital garment printers,  Laser Pro lasers by GCC, Proel Laser Bridge systems, Ioline applique cutters, as well as products from Twill USA, Schmetz, Emblematic, Hoopmaster, Sprayway, Tek-Matic, Jiffy Steamer, Coats American® Alcazar rayon thread, and Coats American® Sylko polyester.


  • New and used Barudan machines.

  • Large inventory of Barudan parts and accessories.

  • Coats American® thread in rayon and polyester and pre-wound bobbins by Coats and NEB.

  • Needles by Schmetz, BEKA, and Groz-Beckert.

  • Backing by Emblematic and Wellington. We carry both tearaway and cutaway backing, in pre-cut sizes (ranging from 6"x6" through 20"x20"), as well as rolls by the yard. We have many different weights of material as well. In addition to backing, we have rolls of cap backing, solvie, weblon, and polymesh, and sheets of 3D foam in a variety of colors.

  • Twill USA provides sports twill and felt, available by the yard in widths of 16.5" or 51" for twill and 36" for felt. We carry twill and felt with either pressure sensitive adhesive backing or plain heat-seal backing in a wide variety of colors, even metallics. Vinyl Sports Film and 3M® Reflective Film round out the product line.

  • A wide variety of sewing accesories including scissors, the Tek-Matic T2000 Stitchbuster, Peggy's Stitch Erasers, nippers, oilers, seam rippers, you name it we'll have it!  Aerosol products by Sprayway, such as C-60, Crazy Clean, Spray Adhesive, Spot Lifter, Air Force One (canned air), White Grease, Silicone-- basically anything needed to maintain your machine and compliment your services.

  • Ioline Applique Cutters, used for cutting out twill lettering for sweatshirts, jackets, duffle bags, team equpiment and jerseys, or a number of other items! We also sell replacement blades by Ioline as well as Clean Cut. We have many accesories as well, including adhesive sheets, blade holders, and plastic cutting sheets to increase the life of your blades.

  • Hoopmaster® by Midwest Products makes preparing garments for embroidery a breeze! We inventory kits as well as individual fixtures to accomodate most machines and frames in today's marketplace. 

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Toll-Free: 1-888-810-0161
Locally: 651-281-0161
Fax: 651-281-0012
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