"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.

Cost: $ 85.00
AccuQuilt GO! Presentation at Close to Home

Cost: $ 10.00
Monthly Projects incorporate new techniques to enhance your sewing ability. This months project is a Reversible Pillow Case!

Cost: $ 20.00
Monthly Projects incorporate new techniques to enhance your sewing ability. This months project is a Reversible Pillow Case!

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
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
Artist by design, Teacher by trade.

Cost: $ 5.00
Quick, easy, fun! Make this beginner-friendly 50 x 61" lap size quilt in just one afternoon.

Cost: $ 40.00
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
AccuQuilt GO! presentation at Close to Home

Cost: $ 10.00
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
Join us for a sew-A-Thon in support of Days for Girls, a nonprofit organization which provides sustainable feminine hygiene kits for girls in Kenya.

Cost: $ FREE
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
Maximize your investment. Learn everything you'll need to know for successful embroidery on your new machine.

Cost: $ 200.00
Maximize your investment. Learn everything you'll need to know for successful embroidery on your new machine.

Cost: $ 200.00
Hands-on "how to" for new owners. Explore the functions of your new sewing machine & learn the tips & tricks from our trained staff.

Cost: $ 250.00
Hands-on "how to" for new owners. Explore the functions of your new sewing machine & learn the tips & tricks from our trained staff.

Cost: $ 250.00
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
Make this quick & easy Layer Cake Quilt in an afternoon with very few cuts & almost zero wasted fabric!

Cost: $ 40.00
Quick and Easy Quilt. Beginner Quilters,. and Go Cutter Friendly! Great way to use up that stash of fabric!

Cost: $ 40.00
Embellish the beauty of pre-printed fabric panels with thread painting. This class will explore panels selection, thread painting supplies & techniques, as well as hands-on practice.

Cost: $ 40.00
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. Each class you will receive three patterns and a 3-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 4-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
AccuQuilt GO! presentation at Close to Home

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
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
Finish up that project that you've been working on but are having trouble getting completed. The instructor will be available to help answer your questions and get you started again.

Cost: $ 30.00
An introduction to Template Quilting. Explore Ruler Work "hands-on" and take your quilting to the next level.

Cost: $ 85.00
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
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
Learn how to make a one-of-a-kind quilt with one fabric and just one shape. You will love this method of designing and creating your own unique quilt. Instead of starting with a pattern and then trying to find the fabric, you will start with the fabric. The fabric design is the key element when making the kaleidoscope blocks.

Learn how to make a one-of-a-kind quilt with one fabric and just one shape. You will love this method of designing and creating your own unique quilt. Instead of starting with a pattern and then trying to find the fabric, you will start with the fabric. The fabric design is the key element when making the kaleidoscope blocks.

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

Cost: $ 5.00
Learn a new technique using the "Curvy Log Cabin Ruler". Start with a table runner and "graduate" to a quilt!!

Cost: $ 40.00
Learn a new technique using the "Curvy Log Cabin Ruler". Start with a table runner and "graduate" to a quilt!!

Expand your skills as you learn techniques to construct, embellish and finish your projects in this 2-day Sewing Academy

AccuQuilt GO! Presentation at Close to Home

Cost: $ 10.00
Join us for a sew-A-Thon in support of Days for Girls, a nonprofit organization which provides sustainable feminine hygiene kits for girls in Kenya.

Cost: $ FREE
Explore Ruler Work, Hands-on and take your quilting to the next level

Cost: $ 85.00
Row by Row is back!

Join us for an exciting creative event using the Viking Epic high-performance sewing & embroidery machine.

Cost: $ 69.00
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