"Keeping you quilting and sew happy!"



Glastonbury Location
860-633-0721
Orange Location
203-878-1654
Southington Location
860-793-6639

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


Love novelty fabric? We have the perfect use for those fabrics with a bag from Poor House Quilt Designs! Lots of pockets and room for creativity.

Cost: $ 40.00
Love novelty fabric? We have the perfect use for those fabrics with a bag from Poor House Quilt Designs! Lots of pockets and room for creativity.

Cost: $ 40.00
Perfect for beginners and those wanting a little help making a quilt with sewing machine techniques!

Cost: $ 45.00
You've heard of the ten (or fifteen) minute runner; learn tips and shortcuts for mass production.

Cost: $ 20.00
You've heard of the ten (or fifteen) minute runner; learn tips and shortcuts for mass production.

Cost: $ 20.00
Make fabulous potholders in your choice of sizes. The delightful motifs are reminiscent of "Zentangle" designs!

Cost: $ 35.00
Make fabulous potholders in your choice of sizes. The delightful motifs are reminiscent of "Zentangle" designs!

Cost: $ 35.00
Continue learning about your machine and its useful features!

Cost: $ 20.00
Continue learning about your machine and its useful features!

Cost: $ 20.00
THE KENYAN HEALTH CARE INITIATIVE brings Days FOR GIRLS TO CLOSE TO HOME

Cost: $ FREE
Enjoy these light-stitch designs to brighten up kitchen towels, apron and more.

Cost: $ 45.00
Enjoy these light-stitch designs to brighten up kitchen towels, apron and more.

Cost: $ 45.00
It's time to start using your embroidery machine more often and in new ways.

Cost: $ 20.00
It's time to start using your embroidery machine more often and in new ways.

Cost: $ 20.00
Machine quilting is an adventure to enjoy! Learn from the best!

Cost: $ 55.00
Machine quilting is an adventure to enjoy! Learn from the best!

Cost: $ 55.00
Bring your current project(s), machine, tools, something for lunch or snack. It's like an old fashioned "bee" with quilters who are willing to share their experience, ideas, opinions and friendship. Drop in any time or stay all day.

Cost: $ FREE
2017 brings us to our 16th Sampler Quilt and some of you have been in on it for all those years!

Cost: $ 10.00
2017 bring us to our 16th Sampler Quilt and some of you have been in it for all those years!

Cost: $ 10.00
Friday night sewing parties = Great fun, serious snacking and sewing. Bring a current project to work on.

Cost: $ 10.00
Make these ornaments for decorating, gifts or just for fun!

Cost: $ 20.00
Make these ornaments for decorating, gifts or just for fun!

Cost: $ 20.00
Sign up early and use code: EARLYREG at your checkout before August 31, to receive $30 off your purchase!

Cost: $ 129.00
Learn great tips and techniques on the Designer Epic Sewing and Embroidery machine, as you upcycle an old pair of jeans into something new and fabulous!

Cost: $ 49.00
Ian Fagan, a young man from Hebron has once again agreed to be a quilt ambassador for Close To Home; announcing "Ian's Gifts 2017"!

Cost: $ FREE
An Advent "Calendar" with pockets for countdown treats is a fun project for any quilter!

Cost: $ 40.00
An Advent "Calendar" with pockets for countdown treats is a fun project for any quilter!

Cost: $ 40.00
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
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
The Sew Fest for a cause you don't want to miss!!

Cost: $ FREE
A twelve-month program designed to use different sewing machine techniques and accessories each month.

Cost: $ 150.00
A 12 month program designed to use different sewing machine techniques and accessories each month.

Cost: $ 150.00
There are so many great "quilter's aid fabrics" in the market making it easy to use one in your next quilt.

Cost: $ 40.00
There are so many great "quilter's aid fabrics" in the market making it easy to use one in your next quilt.

Cost: $ 40.00
Designed by Cheryl Wittmayer for Sew Be It, this quilt is appealing in any color.

Cost: $ 75.00
Designed by Cheryl Wittmayer for Sew Be It, this quilt is appealing in any color.

Cost: $ 75.00
Debbie is coming back to teach her fabulous Basic Purse!

Cost: $ 65.00
It's the fabulous friendship braid pillow with your favorite fabrics.

Cost: $ 40.00
It's the fabulous friendship braid pillow with your favorite fabrics.

Cost: $ 40.00
Sign up early and use code: EARLYREG at your checkout before August 31, to receive $30 off your purchase!

Cost: $ 129.00
Learn great tips and techniques on the Designer Epic Sewing and embroidery machine, as you upcycle and old pair of jeans into something new and fabulous!

Cost: $ 49.00
Make this roomy carry-all tote I just 2 afternoon. Start with a Jelly Roll or use your scraps. Everyone will want one!

Cost: $ 40.00
A 12 month program designed to use different sewing machine techniques & accessories each month. Combine these techniques with machine applique or machine embroidery to complete a seasonal towel in each class

Cost: $ 150.00
A 12 month program designed to use different sewing machine techniques & accessories each month. Combine these techniques with machine applique or machine embroidery to complete a seasonal towel in each class.

Cost: $ 150.00
Bring your current project(s), machine, tools, something for lunch or snack. It's like an old fashioned "bee" with quilters who are willing to share their experience, ideas, opinions and friendship. Drop in any time or stay all day.

Cost: $ 5.00
Sampler is an easy, low commitment way to learn new quilting techniques. Pay just $10 to start, and come once a month for an hour-long demo class at your choice of four dates & time slots.

Cost: $ 10.00
Shop Hop is back! Shop Hop Passports will be available for purchase starting June 1st. Featuring Dragonfly Fiberart patterns by Sue Michaels! Get your 2017 Passport by August 31st and be eligible to win a $150 gift certificate from the participating shop where you registered. Join the fun!! Each passport is $7, and is good at all 12 participating stores.

Cost: $ 7.00
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

Cost: $ 10.00
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
Join us for this great 12-month "Block of the Month". It's a beautiful, appliqued quilt that "feetures" different presser feet and attachments each month. Every month you will receive a pattern and a two hour class that will start with a demonstration and end with a "hands-on" session. Store staff will help you pick out your fabrics so you can personalize and complete your quilt. Fee includes full size patterns and directions for 12 blocks, plus monthly classes. - Meets 1st Wednesday of the month.

Cost: $ 120.00
Join us for this great 12-month "Block of the Month". It's a beautiful, appliqued quilt that "feetures" different presser feet and attachments each month. Every month you will receive a pattern and a two hour class that will start with a demonstration and end with a "hands on" session. Store staff will help you pick out your fabrics so you can personalize and complete your quilt. Fee includes full size patterns and directions for 12 blocks, plus monthly classes.

Cost: $ 120.00
Let's have fun learning how to make blocks using your Accuquilt Mix & Match Go Qubes. Classes will be held monthly on the last Thursday of the month. Each month we will make a different block. For this first month, we will be making the X Block. You can use any size Mix & Match Go Qube to make this block. The instructions will be the same, but the finished size will match the size of the Qube that you are using.

Cost: $ 15.00
Let's have fun learning how to make blocks using your Accuquilt Mix & Match Go Qubes. Classes will be held monthly on the last Thursday of the month. Each month we will make a different block. For this first month, we will be making the X Block. You can use any size Mix & Match Go Qube to make this block. The instructions will be the same, but the finished size will match the size of the Qube that you are using.

Cost: $ 15.00
Start here! Welcome to the world of quilt making with pinwheels, sashing, cornerstones, inner borders and more. Learn to rotary cut, strip piece, add borders, machine quilt and bind as you construct this fun and quick pattern. 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
Start here! Welcome to the world of quilt making with pinwheels, sashing, cornerstones, inner borders and more. Learn to rotary cut, strip piece, add borders, machine quilt and bind as you construct this fun and quick pattern. 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
Learn how to make this beautiful variation of a Dresden Plate quilt. It is approximately 76" x 76". In the first class, we will learn how to make the double Dresden plate quilt blocks. In the second class we will learn how to make a scalloped edge border.

Cost: $ 60.00
Learn how to make this beautiful variation of a Dresden Plate quilt. It is approximately 76" x 76". In the first class, we will learn how to make the double Dresden plate quilt blocks. In the second class we will learn how to make a scalloped edge border.

Cost: $ 60.00
Monthly Projects incorporate new techniques to enhance your sewing ability

Cost: $ 20.00
Monthly Projects incorporate new techniques to enhance your sewing ability

Cost: $ 20.00
Monthly Projects incorporate new techniques to enhance your sewing ability

Cost: $ 20.00
Sign up early and use code: EARLYREG at your checkout before August 31, to receive $30 off your purchase!

Cost: $ 129.00
Come join us to make this fun bag using a "Cut Loose Press" pattern design.

Cost: $ 40.00
Come join us to make this fun bag using a "Cut Loose Press" pattern design.

Cost: $ 40.00
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
FREE if you bought your machine from Close to Home. Learn to master your sewing machine.

Cost: $ 250.00
FREE if you bought your machine from Close to Home. Learn to master your sewing machine.

Cost: $ 250.00
Are you just finishing up the "Ruler Work" class? Or, do you have a stash of finished blocks...Learn how to turn all of those finished blocks into a gorgeous quilt using the Quilt as You Go Method. All you need is at least six (6) blocks that have been backed and quilted. In class, we will trim the blocks and join them together with sashing. Both the front and back will be finished using this method. If you wish to include borders, you can do so by using cornerstones. (See the class sample for an example) Add binding and you will have a finished quilt or wall hanging!

Cost: $ 30.00
Are you just finishing up the "Ruler Work" class? Or, do you have a stash of finished blocks...Learn how to turn all of those finished blocks into a gorgeous quilt using the Quilt as You Go Method. All you need is at least six (6) blocks that have been backed and quilted. In class, we will trim the blocks and join them together with sashing. Both the front and back will be finished using this method. If you wish to include borders, you can do so by using cornerstones. (See the class sample for an example) Add binding and you will have a finished quilt or wall hanging!

Cost: $ 30.00
Make a statement with this scrappy quilt! Squares, made of triangles, make a quilt. It's simple. This pattern is strip and scrap friendly.

Cost: $ 50.00
Make a statement with this scrappy quilt! Squares, made of triangles, make a quilt. It's simple. This pattern is strip and scrap friendly.

Cost: $ 50.00
Sign up early and use code: EARLYREG at your checkout before August 31, to receive $30 off your purchase!

Cost: $ 129.00
Learn great tips and techniques on the Designer Epic Sewing and embroidery machine, as you upcycle and old pair of jeans into something new and fabulous!

Cost: $ 49.00
Row by Row is back! Check out the reveal of the theme for this year!

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