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Glastonbury Location
Store Hours

860-633-0721
Orange Location
Store Hours

203-878-1654
Southington Location
Store Hours

860-793-6639
Sewing & Quilting Classes in Connecticut

We offer a variety of different and unique classes that range in levels from entry level sewing all the way up to those who have been sewing for years. Below is a list of the upcoming scheduled classes with many more on its way.

Classes


HOORAY! The Glastonbury Block of the Month is getting ready to start. January 28 is the reveal date. Kits will be available from that day forward.

Cost: $ 10.00
Braided Beauties by Carol Griffin, uses 2 1/2" strips and a few additional fabrics to create a French braid runner with a trapezoid shape.

Cost: $ 40.00
Each student will receive a fabric kit for practice. You will be shown how to properly use your machine, thread selection, proper needle selection, proper threading, bobbin winding, stitch selection and use of various stitches. You will also be given access to our YouTube video for your reference and guidance.

Cost: $ 15.00
Always wanted to know the proper way to thread your machine? What needles to use? What you can do with all those feet that came with your machine? Come to Mastering your Sewing Machine class and find out. Great for people who just purchased their machine and others who want a refresher.

Cost: $ 15.00
Would you love to have a quilt of your favorite fur baby (dog, cat, horse, etc?) Here is your chance.

Cost: $ 90.00
Have quilting rulers? Bring them in and let LeeAnn guide you through how to use them. Must have a ruler foot for your machine to take this class. We can order one for you. Don't have rulers? LeeAnn will let you share hers.

Cost: $ 50.00
In this one-day event, you will create a sleek, beautiful Zipper Tablet Case entirely on the Serger. Learn decorative cover/chainstitching, zipper insertion, pintucks, reverse flatlocking, double flat fold piping, and more. Your overlocker skills will get a boost while you enjoy stitching this fun project. Machines and project supplies will be provided for you, so you don?t need to bring anything except your enthusiasm! Lunch and snacks will be provided.

Cost: $ 99.00
Get your table ready for spring with a three-dimensional tulip table runner. This clever fold and stitch method makes the tulips pop!

Cost: $ 40.00
Interesting "woven" layout of squares & strips produces a beautiful top with plenty of WOW appeal.

Cost: $ 50.00
Quilting is fun, easy, creative and relaxing. This class teaches everything you need to know for a successful first time quilting experience.

Cost: $ 120.00
Use fusible and raw edge applique techniques to create a fabulous feather bed runner.

Cost: $ 60.00
Lori Kennedy said "A quilt top will never become a quilt without overcoming the fear..." Join us as we learn to overcome that moment of hesitation

Cost: $ 60.00
Pull up a chair at Kimberbell's Harvest Table! At Kimberbell's one-day machine embroidery event, you'll create up to six seasonal projects for your autumn celebrations.

Cost: $ 119.00
Pull up a chair at Kimberbell's Harvest Table! At Kimberbell's one-day machine embroidery event, you'll create up to six seasonal projects for your autumn celebrations.

Cost: $ 119.00
Come join the fun! Modern Sampler follows the same "rules" and format of Traditional Sampler... with a twist!

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

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

Cost: $ FREE
Bring your current project(s), machine, tools, something for lunch or snack. Drop in any time or stay all day!

Cost: $ 10.00
In this one-day event, you will create a sleek, beautiful Zipper Tablet Case entirely on the Serger. Learn decorative cover/chainstitching, zipper insertion, pintucks, reverse flatlocking, double flat fold piping, and more. Your overlocker skills will get a boost while you enjoy stitching this fun project. Machines and project supplies will be provided for you, so you don?t need to bring anything except your enthusiasm! Lunch and snacks will be provided.

Cost: $ 99.00
This roomy tote is perfect for shopping or class, with lots of pockets to help you stay organized.

Cost: $ 60.00
HOORAY! We are meeting in person in 2022! Starting January 6th, Janet will be creating her blocks in a progressive style. Each month will be a new technique. Click on class title to view class description and dates.

Cost: $ 10.00
HOORAY! We are meeting in person in 2022! Perfect for beginners! Click on class title to view class description and dates.

Cost: $ 10.00
Learn how to use your embroidery machine in conjunction with the Accuquilt Go! Cutter system to create this fabulous fall table runner. You will see how easy it is to create perfect applique designs every time. We will also combine designs from several different dies to create this runner.

Cost: $ 15.00
Learn how to use your embroidery machine in conjunction with the Accuquilt Go! Cutter system to create this fabulous fall table runner. You will see how easy it is to create perfect applique designs every time. We will also combine designs from several different dies to create this runner.

Cost: $ 15.00
Whether you are preparing embellishments for a wedding decor, or simply creating the perfect holiday accent for a table setting, and more, freestanding organza is just the answer that you need. Come join the embroidery club. Most designs are available in three sizes with MINIMUM HOOP SIZE 5 x 7. Be sure to purchase the design that best fits YOUR hoops and embroidery machine.

Cost: $ 20.00
Whether you are preparing embellishments for a wedding decor, or simply creating the perfect holiday accent for a table setting, and more, freestanding organza is just the answer that you need. Come join the embroidery club! Most designs are available in three sizes with MINIMUM HOOP SIZE 5 x 7. Be sure to purchase the design that best fits YOUR hoops and embroidery machine.

Cost: $ 20.00
Pull up a chair at Kimberbell's Harvest Table! At Kimberbell's one-day machine embroidery event, you'll create up to six seasonal projects for your autumn celebrations.

Cost: $ 119.00
$20 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: $ 20.00
$20 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: $ 20.00
Hands-on "How To" for new owners. Explore the functions of your new sewing machine & learn the tips & tricks from our trained staff.

Cost: $ 20.00
Hands-on "How To" for new owners. Explore the functions of your new sewing machine & learn the tips & tricks from our trained staff.

Cost: $ 20.00
Close To Home will make the classroom available for your sewing enjoyment. Bring your project, friends, and a lunch.

Cost: $ 5.00
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