Founded in 1926 as a shop that gave its neighbors a way to sell their hand-made products and attend classes to improve their skills, the Industries went on to become a founding member of the League. Over 175 juried members show their work at the gallery, providing a wide selection of locally made hand-crafted items that make for very special summer wedding gifts.
The Industries also continues it long history of arts and crafts education with its summer schedule of classes and workshops, beginning on June 26th with a one-day workshop teaching how to make an intricate, elegant chain maille bracelet with Deb Fairchild., juried League of NH Craftsmen member from Hampstead, NH.
New this year is a 5 day weaving class on July 6 - 10 suitable for weavers of all experience levels .This class will provide 5 days of intensive study, with each student working with the instructor individually at their level. Instructor Sara Goodman is an award-winning weaver from Lyme NH, who enjoys spending time in the Lakes Region each summer. A full list of classes and enrollment information can be found at www.nhcrafts.org/center-sandwich.
Sandwich Home Industries is located at 32 Main Street, on the Green, in Center Sandwich. Gallery hours are Monday - Saturday 10am -5pm, Sunday 12 - 5pm thru mid-October. For more information, call 603-284-6831 or visit our website www.nhcrafts.org/center-sandwich.