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.

Wrap Skirt Project

Wrap Skirt Project


PJ Pants Project


Sewing – Sally offers group classes for ages 10 yrs and up; all levels from Beginner thru Advanced. Beginner classes 3 lessons 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.

tote bag project

Tote Bag Project


Quilting Class ProjectsKnitting 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 Flowers

Supplies needed:

Crochet Hook size H or J

Scraps of Yarn

Rag Applique

Supplies needed:

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.

If you are looking for something totally unique, Dani can turn your favorite picture into a beautiful Lucy Pillow with postcard

embroidery design to show off on pillows, tote bags or even canvas.. the ideas are as endless as your imagination.