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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


This is my favorite bag for carrying sewing supplies and notions with all of its customized interior pockets. The zippered top keep everything secure while transporting. This would also make a great travel bag or an everyday purse!

Cost: $ 40.00
Using the pattern by Sue Michaels for Dragonfly Fiberart, make half square triangles, connect blocks, add borders, machine quilt, and learn an alternate binding technique. This is a perfect class for expanding your quilting horizons. No experience needed!

Cost: $ 45.00
Not confident in your applique techniques? This class is perfect for you. Learn about fusing, stabilizing, threads, navigating corners, concave and convex shapes, and much more!

Cost: $ 26.00
Learn to create a disappearing nine-patch quilt. Watch the magic as you make a few cuts with your ruler! The quilt goes together quickly yet looks as if it takes many hours to put together.

Cost: $ 40.00
Complete a fun, festive, and trendy bowl using cotton clothesline cord. Add fun embellishment to the center by using one of three included embroidery designs. Makes a great hostess gift for the holidays or can be a great addition to your own home decor!

Cost: $ 35.00
This class is perfect for a brand-new embroidery machine owner or an embroiderer who knows they are not using their embroidery machine to its fullest potential. Each square in the mini quilt covers a different embroidery technique, free motion quilting, applique, tile scenes, confetti designs, cut work and more.

Cost: $ 80.00
Have you always wanted to free motion quilt your own projects? This class is for you! You will learn how to set up your machine, use free motion patterns, and learn the proper techniques for a successful quilted project. Free motion quilting will be easier for you and more fun!

Cost: $ 65.00
Perfect project for any quilter! What appears to be quite intricate is easily done with great results every time. Select 12 related fabrics and learn this fun technique. Beginners will have success and experienced quilters will enjoy this innovative relaxed method. Warning, this quilt is contagious!

Cost: $ 50.00
Come to the Mastering Your Bernina Machine class on Thursday, February 29th to learn and review basic steps that will help you appreciate your sewing machine. This class is for owners of electronic or computerized Bernina machines.

Cost: $ 20.00
Sometimes the thought of quilting a queen-sized quilt on your domestic sewing machine can be frightening. Learn a creative way to quilt the blocks and attach them with sashing for a seamless quilt completion!

Cost: $ 65.00
Join us to learn how to make these fun and addictive rope bowls using cotton clothesline. Add colorful fabric, thread, or applique fabric to personalize your bowl. Once you learn this technique you can make any size or shape bowl that you wish.

Cost: $ 25.00
Join us for this great, new 12-month Block of the Month.

Cost: $ 150.00
Learn techniques to create your own one-of-a-kind landscape quilt. Size is approximately 27 x 28 inches.

Cost: $ 40.00
Using the pattern by Grainline Studio, make a warm and stylish quilted coat, perfect for spring and fall layering. It is lined with batting, has roomy pockets, and can be customized to your liking. Homework is required between the two classes.

Cost: $ 65.00
This versatile Topper completes any outfit! Great beginner project!

Cost: $ 45.00
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
Volunteers will gather at Close to Home Orange to create quilts to be donated to women & children at local shelters & charitable organizations. There are many ways to become involved.

Cost: $ FREE
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
Take your novice quilting skills to the next level for perfect points, square corners & a flat quilt

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

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
HOORAY! Starting January 12th, 2024 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: $ 25.00
Perfect for beginners! Click on class title to view class description and dates.

Cost: $ 10.00
HOORAY! Starting January 13th, 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
Perfect for beginners! Click on class title to view class description and dates.

Cost: $ 25.00
It's time to learn to quilt! Welcome to the world of quilt making with "Pinwheels", 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!

Cost: $ 100.00
It's time to learn to quilt! Welcome to the world of quilt making with "Pinwheels", 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!

Cost: $ 100.00
Stained glass embroidery adds a touch of beauty to your window or add fairy lights or a tealight to the inside of the glass block to place in quiet corner of your room. You can add water and fresh flowers too! 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
Stained glass embroidery adds a touch of beauty to your window or add fairy lights or a tealight to the inside of the glass block to place in quiet corner of your room. You can add water and fresh flowers too! 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
Make a multi-use trinket tray from rope to hold keys, jewelry, coins, wrapped candies, sewing notions, and so much more!!

Cost: $ 25.00
Make a multi-use trinket tray from rope to hold keys, jewelry, coins, wrapped candies, sewing notions, and so much more!!

Cost: $ 25.00
Join us for 4 days of fun while completing A different project!! All ages welcome!!

Cost: $ 200.00
Join us for 4 days of fun while completing 2 different projects!! All ages welcome!!

Cost: $ 200.00
This simple but stunning project is fun and fast to create. You can choose to make the project using scraps or 1 1/2" strips. This is done in jewel tones but would be spectacular done as a Quilt of Valor.

Cost: $ 60.00
This simple but stunning project is fun and fast to create. You can choose to make the project using scraps or 1 1/2" strips. This is done in jewel tones but would be spectacular done as a Quilt of Valor.

Cost: $ 60.00
$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
This is my favorite bag for carrying sewing supplies and notions with all of its customized interior pockets. The zippered top keep everything secure while transporting. This would also make a great travel bag or an everyday purse!

Cost: $ 40.00
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Glastonbury, CT
860-633-0721
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Orange, CT
203-878-1654
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Southington, CT
860-793-6639