Members Idea Exchange

Members of the Jackson Women’s Sewing Club would like to share some ideas on classes and resources for people interested in sewing and other fiber arts and crafts. We are not endorsing any particular group but hope that you find these resources helpful. Please feel free to contact us to add some of your favorites to this list.

Local Classes and Resources

  • Quilting Classes & Fabrics - The Quilt Shop at Vac N’ Sew, 234 White Mtn Hwy, Conway, NH 03818  603-447-3470 Quilting lessons, fabric  and supplies. See their website for class schedule.
  • Machine Quilting
    • Saima Davis of The Attic Cat 661 Town Hall Rd -- Effingham, NH 603-539-4669
    • Kate Roden of Quilted Daisy -- Kearsarge, NH 603-356-2988
  • Local Quilting Group - The Material Girls -- Part of the RSVP program. Meets each  month to make quilts that are donated to area charities. Contact Benny Jesseman at RSVP 356-9331
  • Weaving Lessons - Essence of Art, 10 Seavey St., North Conway, NH 03860, 603-356-9045 Non - profit organization offering lessons and items for sale such as placements, scarves, table runners, tops and tunics made by members of this shop.
  • Exeter Fine Crafts, Exeter NH - classes in pottery jewelry and fiber and folk arts
  • Portsmouth Fabric Company, Portsmouth NH -  Class Schedule

Local Products and Businesses of Interest:

  • Simple Sacks - Beautiful fabric bags made in the North Conway shop by Eileen Russ and Cheryl Hurst
  • Essence of Art - 10 Seavey St, North Conway, NH - Beautiful one of a kind woven clothes and table runners, placemats and napkins all made on the premises.
  • Handcrafters Barn - North Conway next to Bavarian Chocolate House - featuring many handmade items by local artists, including those by Jackson Women's Sewing Club members.

Other Websites of Interest:

Useful Links for Sewing and Quilting:

Useful Links for Knitting and Other Fiber Arts:

Festivals and Shows:

FOR ADDITIONS OR CORRECTIONS: contact Helene Matesky.