The 2nd floor of our Absecon location is jam packed with fabric, Madeira and Gutermann Thread as well as sewing notions, select yarns and even pillow forms. If you are interested in something specific that we do not have just ask and we can order it for you.
We offer the following classes in our Absecon location. Please call the instructors for the classes you are interested in to schedule a class time.
Sewing – Sally offers group classes for ages 10 yrs and up; all levels from Beginner thru Advanced. Beginner classes are $85 for 3 lessons (plus materials) and the projects include a skirt or pj pants. You can start at any time but must call to register.
Call Sally for details 609-625-1650.
Private lessons are available for any age.
Knitting and /Or Crochet / Quilting – We offer project specific classes on Wednesday evenings from 6pm to 8pm and Friday mornings from 10am to 12 noon. If these class times do not meet your scheduling needs, other arrangements can be made
Quilting Friday 12:30 – 2:30
Knitting Friday 10-12
Class Times are subject to change
We are offering 1 hour classes for $5.00
Crochet Hook size H or J
Scraps of Yarn
Fabric scraps 8″x8″
Basic Sewing tools – Scissors, hand sewing needles and coordinating thread
Call Leslie for details or to register 609-238-3250 or visit her Facebook Page – First Stitches
Serger Classes – If you are intimidated by your serger give us a call, we are currently offering a Beginner Serging Class, In this class you will learn how to thread your machine and the basic stitches it can make and their application.
Machine Embroidery – We offer machine embroidery classes. Learn the basics of machine embroidery including hooping techniques and the hows and whys of using the proper stabilizer topping combination.
Please call 609-645-1577 to register for either the Serger or Embroidery Classes. Days and times are flexible.
If you are interested in giving personalized gifts but don’t have the time to do them yourself or learn a new skill The Vac & Sew Center can help. We have some very creative staff members. Gayle can make a custom piece of jewelry for you. Many earring/necklace sets are also available for purchase. Sally loves to make personalized gifts designed for your furry family member. She makes everything from tummy warmers to jackets for your pets.
embroidery design to show off on pillows, tote bags or even canvas.. the ideas are as endless as your imagination.