"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


This is a wonderful class for anyone that has not done a complete quilt from start to finish, or someone that would like to know shortcuts or specifics about quiltmaking. You will be starting off reading a pattern, picking fabric, making a label, putting on a sleeve and binding your quilt.

Cost: $ 135.00
This is a wonderful class for anyone that has not done a complete quilt from start to finish or someone that would like to know shortcuts or specifics about quiltmaking. You will be starting off reading a pattern, picking fabric, making a label, putting on a sleeve and binding your quilt

Cost: $ 135.00
Continue learning about your machine and its useful features!

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

Cost: $ 20.00
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
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
Friday night sewing parties = Great fun, serious snacking and sewing. Bring a current project to work on.

Cost: $ 10.00
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
Mexican Stars is a unique wall hanging using straight seam piecing with curved results.

Cost: $ 60.00
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
New table runner class!!

Cost: $ 40.00
Quick, Colorful, easy! Make this Beginner-friendly 56X56 lap size quilt in just a couple of afternoons.

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.

Cost: $ 95.00
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
New For 2018 - Based On The Floral Menagerie Collection From In The Beginning Fabrics, We Will Construct A Beautiful 72 x 96 (or Large) Quilt Using The Accuquilt Go Cutter System and Machine Applique

Cost: $ 20.00
New For 2018 - Based On The Floral Menagerie Collection From In The Beginning Fabrics, We Will Construct A Beautiful 72X96 (or Larger) Quilt Using The Accuquilt Go Cutter System and Machine Applique

Cost: $ 20.00
Sampler is an easy, low commitment way to learn new quilting techniques. The theme and color scheme for the new 2018 Modern Sampler will be revealed at the first class. Stay tuned!

Cost: $ 10.00
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
Now that you have finished the year of making your blocks, come in and work on your bonus blocks and/or work on finishing up your quilt!

Cost: $ 20.00
Join us for this 10-Month applique Block of the Month. Hone your applique skills with this fun winter themed 55"x63" quilt top that will be finished in time to enjoy next winter.

Cost: $ 100.00
Join us for this 10-Month applique Block of the Month. Hone your applique skills with this fun winter themed 55"x63" quilt top that will be finished in time to enjoy next winter.

Cost: $ 100.00
Come and join us to make this great 57" x 71" Block of the Month quilt. This quilt has 12 blocks and is a great opportunity to learn many techniques. Some of the techniques include paper piecing, machine applique, decorative stitching, couching, and piping. 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
Come and join us to make this great 57" x 71" Block of the Month quilt. This quilt has 12 blocks and is a great opportunity to learn many techniques. Some of the techniques include paper piecing, machine applique, decorative stitching, couching, and piping. 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
Sign up now!! 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
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
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. You can use any size Mix & Match Go Qube to make the blocks. 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. You can use any size Mix & Match Go Qube to make the blocks. The instructions will be the same, but the finished size will match the size of the Qube that you are using.

Cost: $ 15.00
Carry your USB stick in style! Make a lanyard using your initial or any of 10 different sewing icons!

Cost: $ 35.00
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
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
Make a clever iron tote and ironing pad all in one! Pattern includes heat-resistant lining fabric.

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
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
This popular class is being requested yet again! Always a great way to use your 2 1/2" strips. Do you need a project bag or something for an overnight get away? Come join us to make this great versatile bag! You will not stop at just one Mondo Bag!

Cost: $ 50.00
This popular class is being requested yet again! Always a great way to use your 2 1/2" strips. You will not stop at just one Mondo Bag! Come join us to make this great versatile bag!

Cost: $ 50.00
A twelve-month program designed to use different sewing machine techniques and accessories each month. Combine these techniques with machine applique or machine embroidery (optional) to complete a seasonal towel with each class.

Cost: $ 150.00
Close To Home will make the classroom available for your sewing enjoyment. Bring your project, friends, and a lunch.

Cost: $ 5.00
Introducing Anita's University and their 1st class. "Embroidery Made Easy 101".

Cost: $ 99.00
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