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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


Join Marilyn for a 4-day sewing retreat at the Hilton Garden Inn in Glastonbury. There will be good food, mini demonstrations, and lots of time to sew.

Cost: $ 347.00
Join Bernina of America and Close to Home for a presentation of the new Bernina 990. This will be a one-hour livestream presented in-store at all Close to Home locations. Learn why this is the ultimate machine.

Cost: $ FREE
Want to take your embroidery to the next level? This class will show you many different ways to do it. Each square in the mini quilt covers a different embroidery technique: free motion quilting, applique, tile scenes, confetti designs, shadow work and more. (Please be sure you have taken Mastering Your Embroidery Machine class and are familiar with the functions of your machine before class.)

Cost: $ 80.00
Want a fun project that makes your kitchen bright and your embroidery machine happy? Join us every third Tuesday of the month to create an embroidered tea towel using techniques such as cross stitch, cutwork, fringe and applique.

Cost: $ 25.00
This pattern by Hunter’s Design Studio looks more complicated than it is. The 54” x 68” size is perfect for lap or nap and can easily be made larger with borders.

Cost: $ 60.00
Have you wanted a little extra space as you work on your hand-sewn projects? Are you interested in engaging in a little social time with other hand sewing enthusiasts in the area? Close to Home has the perfect classroom space for you! Bring your own materials and projects or choose one of our all-in-one embroidery kits that contains everything you need to get started.

Cost: $ 10.00
If you are experienced, knowledgeable and confident in your machine applique technique; it’s time to begin a project.

Cost: $ 25.00
An overview of features and techniques to use a longarm. This will allow the students to rent our longarm for their own quilts.

Cost: $ 30.00
Learn to use, appreciate, and be creative with your serger/overlock machine. Threading, basic stitches, adjustments, care, and decorative possibilities will be taught in this three-hour hands-on workshop. All makes and models are welcome.

Cost: $ 40.00
Bring any project (sewing, quilting, embroidery), your machine, lunch and snacks, and enjoy the company of other sewists and quilters. You will have full use of our classroom from 10 AM - 5 PM. Staff are available for help, questions, problem solving, and guidance.

Cost: $ 10.00
Join Bernina of America and Close to Home for a presentation of the new Bernina 990. This will be a one-hour livestream presented in-store at all Close to Home locations. Learn why this is the ultimate machine.

Cost: $ FREE
Showcase a collection of gorgeous fabrics in this colorful, complicated-looking quilt. Only you will know how easy it is! CLOSED -CLASS FULL

Cost: $ 65.00
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
Join us for a Sew-A-Thon to Support Dress A Girl to provide beautiful, handmade dresses to girls in need

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

Cost: $ 60.00
Join us for a hands-on introduction to the newest offerings from Juki: the DX4000 multi-function sewing machine, the TL18 Straight Stitch machines, and their latest sergers.

Cost: $ 5.00
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
These decorative spheres make perfect holiday ornaments, but they're so pretty you might want to display them all year 'round.

Cost: $ 40.00
Transform a pile of old T-Shirts into a cozy, practical quilted keepsake. T-Shirt Quilts are the perfect gift for a college-bound student..sports fan..traveler or whomever.

Cost: $ 75.00
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: $ 25.00
Join Bernina of America and Close to Home for a presentation of the new Bernina 990. This will be a one-hour livestream presented in-store at all Close to Home locations. Learn why this is the ultimate machine.

Cost: $ FREE
These cute little Pin Cushions are fast and easy to make! 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
These cute little Pin Cushions are fast and easy to make! 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
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
$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
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