Local Repair Resources

Repair Cafés are great, but what happens when you have something to be repaired that can’t wait or is too big a job?

Newburyport is not the only community in Massachusetts organizing Repair Cafés. Check the calendar at Bolton Local site for other scheduled Cafés.

Following are some local repairers we know about. Let us know if there are others we should add. This list is not an endorsement or recommendation of any provider.


Clock Repair
*Dovetail Clocks, Mechanical Clocks, 19 Washington St, Newburyport, MA
Starbird Jewelers, Electric Clocks, 80 Main St, Amesbury, MA

Lamps/Small Appliances
Fixmaster, 190 North Street, Salem, MA, (978) 745-0004

Sewing Machine Repair
Gordon’s Sew and Vac, 54 Bridge Road, Salisbury, MA

Sewing & Mending
Ameen Custom Sewing, AmeenCustomSewing@gmail.com, Newburyport, MA
Deby’s Sewing Service , 16 Bradford Loop, Georgetown, MA
*Growling Whale Stitchery, Outdoor Gear Specialty, Newburyport, MA
Port Plaza Cleaners, Shaw’s Plaza, 45 Storey Ave, Newburyport, MA
Sew Sweet Tailoring, 25 Macy St, Amesbury, MA

Shoe/Leather Repair
Central Shoe Repair, 50 Central St, Ipswich, MA
David’s Shoe Repair, 7 Bartlet St, Andover, MA
Gagnon’s Shoe Repair, 14 New Derby St, Salem, MA
Instant Shoe Repair, 11 Elm St, Danvers, MA
J & W Shoe Repair, 139 Main St, North Andover, MA
The Hammer & The Last, 324 Lafayette Rd, Hampton, NH
The Town Cobbler, 28 Osgood Street, Methuen, MA

Manual Typewriter Repair
Portsmouth Typewriter Company, 142 Fleet Street, Portsmouth, NH

Vacuum Cleaner Repair
Gordon’s Sew and Vac, 54 Bridge Road, Salisbury, MA

Tinkerhaus, 3 Graf Road, Newburyport, MA
Creatorpult Makerspace, Haverhill, MA
Port City Makerspace, Portsmouth, NH

*Repair Café Participant