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860-633-0721
Orange Location
Store Hours

203-878-1654
Southington Location
Store Hours

860-793-6639

Classes


Brother's ScanNCut is a cutting machine with build-in scanner, the perfect addition to your sewing room!

Cost: $ 20.00
Mini Mosaic Quilts require very little to create and are so much fun! All you need is a pattern, lots of batik fabric scraps, sharp scissors, tweezers, sticky stabilizer, painter's tape, foam core as a work surface, and patience. Sewing is only required to complete the project. Finished size is 11" x 14".

Cost: $ 40.00
Perfect project for any quilter! Beginners will have certain success and experienced quilters will enjoy this innovative relaxed method. Warning this quilt is contagious!

Cost: $ 50.00
Join Marsha on a quilting adventure one block at a time. Pay $10 for the first kit and get the rest free if you: complete your block, arrive on time, and stay for the presentation. Learn lots of patchwork pointers, get acquainted with the latest quilting tools, meet wonderful people, and make a special quilt.

Cost: $ 10.00
We don?t want to reveal too much, but what I can tell you is the finished quilt size will be 44? x 60? and includes one border. The basic building blocks to the quilt will finish at 4?.

Cost: $ 50.00
Have you ever wanted to learn how to paper piece? This class will teach you how to get those perfect sharp points and joined seams while creating a spring inspired wall hanging.

Cost: $ 35.00
Spend the day learning free motion patterns and techniques to make machine quilting a pleasure and fun for you.

Cost: $ 55.00
Pay $10 for the first kit and get the rest free if you: complete your block, arrive on time, and stay for the presentation. Learn lots of patchwork pointers, get acquainted with the latest quilting tools, meet wonderful people, and make a special quilt. Come check out what the new year will bring.

Cost: $ 150.00
Do you have Floriani Total Control U software? Have questions? Need help? Want to get the most from your software? Melissa will show you how fun and rewarding editing and digitizing embroidery designs can be.

Cost: $ 25.00
This club meets monthly. Monthly meetings and a holiday gathering. 1 year free with purchase of your new sewing machine at Close To Home. All machine sewers are welcome. Continue learning about your machine and using features. In February we will making this adorable project bag.

Cost: $ 20.00
Back by popular demand - Come make this whimsical neighborhood made from a traditional Dresden plate. (Mini quilt) 24x24

Cost: $ 45.00
Back by popular demand - Come make this whimsical neighborhood made from a traditional Dresden plate. (Mini quilt) 24x24

Cost: $ 45.00
Bring in those half-finished projects sitting in your closet collecting dust and work on them. Get those Projects Half Done FINISHED once and for all while working alongside your fellow sewists who have them too! We are available to assist with those tough spots you can't get through.

Cost: $ 10.00
Learn new embroidery techniques with this monthly class. March Embroidery Tech is 'Shadow Work'. We will make a Zipper Bag In The Hoop with Shadow Work.

Cost: $ 20.00
Come on in for a fun relaxing evening of 5 hours of uninterrupted sewing! Bring your machine, projects, dinner and a snack/desert to share.

Cost: $ 10.00
Rent our long arm. Free is based on the size of your quilt rather than time.

Learn what creates beautiful embroidery: proper hooping, correct stabilizers, needles, bobbin and embroidery threads, digitized designs, software options and more. It's free if you purchased your machine at Close to Home, other inquiries are welcome.

Cost: $ 150.00
FREE if you bought your machine from Close to Home. Learn to master your sewing machine. Stitching, threads, and operation of your sewing machine. You WILL learn something here.

Cost: $ 250.00
FREE if you bought your machine from Close to Home. Learn to master your sewing machine. Stitching, threads, and operation of your sewing machine. You WILL learn something here.

Cost: $ 250.00
Grab your Jelly Rolls & Batting Strips & stitch up a fun, versatile Tuffet. Saturday 2/8/20 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm AND Saturday 2/22/20 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Cost: $ 60.00
Quilting is fun, easy, creative and relaxing. This class teaches everything you need to know for a successful first time quilting experience. Sundays 2/9/20, 2/16/20, 2/23/20, 3/1/20, 3/8/20 & 3/22/20 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Cost: $ 95.00
Join us to support Days for Girls, a non-profit organization which provides sustainable feminine hygiene kits for girls in Kenya. Tuesdays 2/18/, 3/17, 3/24, 4/7, 4/14, 5/5, 5/19, 6/2, 6/16 10:00 am - 1:00 pm & Saturday 3/28 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Cost: $ FREE
Enjoy a sense of adventure as we work together to take free motion quilting beyond the basics. Saturday 4/4 & 4/11 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Cost: $ 80.00
Lori Kennedy said "A quilt top will never become a quilt without overcoming the fear..." Sunday 3/15/20 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Cost: $ 45.00
Let's turn those tops into quilts! Expand your quilting abilities by finishing your quilts on a long arm. Thursday 2/27/20 11:00 am - 1:00

Cost: $ 30.00
Let's turn those tops into quilts! Expand your quilting abilities by finishing your quilts on a long arm. Thursday 2/27/20 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Cost: $ 30.00
Ruler Work is a free motion quilting with templates called "rulers" & a unique pressure foot. No free motion quilting experience needed. Saturday 5/2/20 11:30 - 5:30 (1/2 hr break)

Cost: $ 85.00
Volunteers will gather at Close to Home Orange to create quilts for children at the life haven women's emergency shelter. There are many ways to become involved. Saturday 5/9 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Cost: $ FREE
Learn to love your new Serger! We'll guide you through its functions & features. Thursdays 3/12/20 & 3/19/20 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Cost: $ 200.00
Hands-on "How To" for new owners. Explore the functions of your new sewing machine & learn the tips & tricks from our trained staff. Wednesday 4/29, 5/6, 5/13 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Cost: $ 250.00
Hands-on "how to" for new owners. Explore the functions of your new sewing machine & learn the tips & tricks from our trained staff. Wednesday 4/29, 5/6, 5/13 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Cost: $ 250.00
Come join the fun! Modern Sampler follows the same "rules" and format of Traditional Sampler... with a twist!

Cost: $ 10.00
Bring your current project(s), machine, tools, something for lunch or snack. Drop in any time or stay all day! Wednesdays- 2/19/20, 3/25/20, 4/22/20 10:00am - 4:00pm

Cost: $ 5.00
Two part advanced class that builds upon the skills learned in the "Intro to Ruler Work" class. (Intro to Ruler Work is a pre-requisite) Saturdays 3/7/20 & 3/14/20 11:30 am - 5:30 pm

Cost: $ 170.00
Make a gorgeous table runner while learning to use the new features of the upgrade for the Babylock Solaris or Brother Luminaire machines. Tuesdays 3/3/20 & 3/10/20 10:30 am - 1:30 pm

Cost: $ 60.00
Sampler is an easy, low commitment way to learn new quilting techniques.

Cost: $ 10.00
Construct a dreamy quilt with beautiful curved seams and then use your collection of Westalee rulers to quilt it. Saturdays 6/13/20 & 6/27/20 12:30 - 4:30

Cost: $ 125.00
Weave two spiral shapes together to make this decorative basket. Saturday 3/21 12pm - 4pm

Cost: $ 40.00
Janet will be creating her blocks in a progressive style. Each month will be a new technique. We feel this sampler is open to all levels, so each month will be a little more challenging than the last. Here"s how it works: At the scheduled times indicated we'll introduce that month's block and give a short demo of a technique or tool that can be used to make the block. At the first session you attend, purchase a kit for $10. It will contain the pattern and the fabric for the 12" block. Make the block at home and bring it to the following month's session where you'll get your next kit free! If you do not have the block completed, you can purchase that month's kit for $10. You must be present to receive your FREE KIT! - Meets 2nd Saturday of the month at 9:15 am-10:00 am, also the Friday before at 9:15 am-10:00 am, and the Thursday night before that at 6:15 pm-7:00 pm

Cost: $ 10.00
Sign up now!! Perfect for beginners. Here's how it works: At the scheduled times indicated we'll introduce that month's block and give a short demo of a technique or tool that can be used to make the block. At the first session you attend, purchase a kit for $10. It will contain the pattern and the fabric for the 12" block. Make the block at home and bring it to the following month's session where you'll get your next kit free! If you do not have the block completed, you can purchase that month's kit for $10. You must be present to receive your FREE KIT! Meets 3rd Saturday of the month.

Cost: $ 10.00
We had so much fun last year that we are going to yet again continue our Go! Qube Block Party for another year! Starting in February we will be making the GO! Morning Star Contemporary Quilt. This is a very striking two-color quilt using one of Accuquilt's newest dies. The finished size is 53" x 53".

Cost: $ 15.00
We had so much fun last year that we are going to yet again continue our Go! Qube Block Party for another year! Starting in February we will be making the GO! Morning Star Contemporary Quilt. This is a very striking two-color quilt using one of Accuquilt's newest dies. The finished size is 53" x 53".

Cost: $ 15.00
It's time to learn to quilt! Welcome to the world of quilt making with Snowball and 9-Patch blocks, inner borders, outer borders, and much more. Learn to rotary cut, piece, add borders, machine quilt and bind as you construct this fun pattern. Be prepared for an exciting journey as you discover the joys of quilting! A fascinating new world is waiting for you! Ask about attending a class or two to perfect your technique: quilting or binding.

Cost: $ 85.00
It?s time to learn to quilt! Welcome to the world of quilt making with Snowball and 9-Patch blocks, inner borders, outer borders, and much more. Learn to rotary cut, piece, add borders, machine quilt and bind as you construct this fun pattern. Be prepared for an exciting journey as you discover the joys of quilting! A fascinating new world is waiting for you! Ask about attending a class or two to perfect your technique: quilting or binding.

Cost: $ 85.00
Join us in our continuing journey celebrating the season of the year with this summer themed quilt. Hone your applique skills with this beautiful seasonal quilt, which you will finish and be able to enjoy next summer!

Cost: $ 100.00
Join us in our continuing journey celebrating the season of the year with this summer themed quilt. Hone your applique skills with this beautiful seasonal quilt, which you will finish and be able to enjoy next summer!

Cost: $ 100.00
Back by popular demand!! Do the quilting on your embroidery machine! Do you have piles of unquilted tops at home just waiting to be finished? This is a fantastic way of getting them done. In this class you will learn how to use your embroidery machine to create beautiful "edge to edge" quilting. You will have all your tops made into quilts in no time! There are 10 designs in three sizes provided with the Amelie Scott Designs book and she has Expansion Packs with many more.

Cost: $ 50.00
Sturdy cases in two sizes store and carry pens and pencils, sewing tools, knitting supplies, and more. When open, the cases convert into desktop stands by folding down their tops, allowing easier access and visibility of contents without sacrificing stability. Mesh pockets on the inside help organize supplies. Each case zips shut for safe and secure storage. The outside of either case may be embellished with an optional ribbon border.

Cost: $ 30.00
FREE if you bought your machine from us Learn to master your embroidery machine. Hooping, stabilizing, position patterns, and more. We will make you more comfortable on your embroidery machine.

Cost: $ 150.00
FREE if you bought your machine from us Learn to master your embroidery machine. Hooping, stabilizing, position patterns, and more. We will make you more comfortable on your embroidery machine.

Cost: $ 150.00
FREE if you bought your machine from us Learn to love your new Serger! We will guide you through its functions and features.

Cost: $ 150.00
We will learn how to make one of these fun baskets in this class. The same techniques are used to make all three sizes. The baskets are sturdy enough to stack on top of each other when filled or they can nest into the larger basket when not filled.

Cost: $ 30.00
If flying geese are your nemesis, this is the quilt for you! You can follow the pattern for fabric colors, or make it completely out of scraps! The first class will get you in the groove for making your geese, second and third classes will continue the process of putting it all together! When you finish the quilt, flying geese will be your best friend! Great skill builder and scrap buster!!

Cost: $ 50.00
If flying geese are your nemesis, this is the quilt for you! You can follow the pattern for fabric colors, or make it completely out of scraps! The first class will get you in the groove for making your geese, second and third classes will continue the process of putting it all together! When you finish the quilt, flying geese will be your best friend! Great skill builder and scrap buster!!

Cost: $ 50.00
277 Hebron Ave
Glastonbury, CT
860-633-0721
196 Boston Post Rd
Orange, CT
203-878-1654
995 Queen St
Southington, CT
860-793-6639