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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


Do you have Floriani Total Control U software? Have questions? Need help? Want to get the most from your software? Melissa will show you how fun and rewarding editing and digitizing embroidery designs can be.

Cost: $ 25.00
HOORAY! The Glastonbury Block of the Month is getting ready to start. January 28 is the reveal date. Kits will be available from that day forward.

Cost: $ 10.00
Fire up the grill, 'cause it's time for some Red, White & BBQ! At Kimberbell's four-hour machine embroidery Spark Event, you'll "cook up" two projects perfect for a backyard barbecue. First, stitch the red, white and BBQ oven mitt design on a charcoal oven mitt blank, then go "hog wild" with our BBQ Pig Apron!

Cost: $ 69.00
Learn to master your embroidery machine and be able to create beautiful embroidery designs. We will cover proper hooping, correct stabilizers, proper needles, bobbin and embroidery threads. This class will make you more comfortable with your machine for more enjoyment.

Cost: $ 15.00
Would you love to have a quilt of your favorite fur baby (dog, cat, horse, etc?) Here is your chance.

Cost: $ 90.00
Have you taken Kathy's Pet Portrait class and want to come in for some help to finish your project? Kathy will be in the classroom Saturday, May 28th from 10:00am-1:00pm.

Cost: $ FREE
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
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
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
Ruler Work is a free motion quilting with templates called "rulers" & a unique pressure foot. No free motion quilting experience needed.

Cost: $ 120.00
Fire up the grill, 'cause it's time for some Red, White & BBQ! At Kimberbell's four-hour machine embroidery Spark Event, you'll "cook up" two projects perfect for a backyard barbecue. First, stitch the red, white and BBQ oven mitt design on a charcoal oven mitt blank, then go "hog wild" with our BBQ Pig Apron!

Cost: $ 69.00
Maximize your investment. Learn everything you'll need to know for successful embroidery on your new machine.

Cost: $ 20.00
Learn to love your new Serger! We'll guide you through its functions & features.

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
Come join the fun! Modern Sampler follows the same "rules" and format of Traditional Sampler... with a twist!

Cost: $ 10.00
Come join the fun! Modern Sampler follows the same "rules" and format of Traditional Sampler... with a twist!

Cost: $ 10.00
Come join the fun! Modern Sampler follows the same "rules" and format of Traditional Sampler... with a twist!

Cost: $ 10.00
Come join the fun! Modern Sampler follows the same "rules" and format of Traditional Sampler... with a twist!

Cost: $ 10.00
Come join the fun! Modern Sampler follows the same "rules" and format of Traditional Sampler... with a twist!

Cost: $ 10.00
Come join the fun! Modern Sampler follows the same "rules" and format of Traditional Sampler... with a twist!

Cost: $ 10.00
Come join the fun! Modern Sampler follows the same "rules" and format of Traditional Sampler... with a twist!

Cost: $ 10.00
Come join the fun! Modern Sampler follows the same "rules" and format of Traditional Sampler... with a twist!

Cost: $ 10.00
Bring your current project(s), machine, tools, something for lunch or snack. Drop in any time or stay all day!

Cost: $ 10.00
Make this Attic Window Quilt using no "Y" seams! Fussy cut your focus fabric or just use a main all over print! Looks hard but goes together easily!!

Cost: $ 50.00
Make this Attic Window Quilt using no "Y" seams! Fussy cut your focus fabric or just use a main all over print! Looks hard but goes together easily!!

Cost: $ 50.00
HOORAY! We are meeting in person in 2022! Starting January 6th, 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
HOORAY! We are meeting in person in 2022! Perfect for beginners! Click on class title to view class description and dates.

Cost: $ 10.00
We will be making a table runner using the Feather Star Go! die. This is a very striking three-color table runner using one of Accuquilt's newest dies. The finished size will be optional depending on how large you want the table runner to be (how many Feather Star blocks you make).

Cost: $ 15.00
We will be making a table runner using the Feather Star Go! die. This is a very striking three-color table runner using one of Accuquilt's newest dies. The finished size will be optional depending on how large you want the table runner to be (how many Feather Star blocks you make).

Cost: $ 15.00
It's time to learn to quilt! Welcome to the world of quilt making with Snowball and 9-Patch blocks, 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: $ 85.00
It's time to learn to quilt! Welcome to the world of quilt making with Snowball and 9-Patch blocks, 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: $ 85.00
Monthly Projects incorporate new techniques to enhance your sewing ability.

Cost: $ 20.00
Fire up the grill, 'cause it's time for some Red, White & BBQ! At Kimberbell's four-hour machine embroidery Spark Event, you'll "cook up" two projects perfect for a backyard barbecue. First, stitch the red, white and BBQ oven mitt design on a charcoal oven mitt blank, then go "hog wild" with our BBQ Pig Apron!

Cost: $ 69.00
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
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
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: $ 45.00
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: $ 45.00
Close To Home will make the classroom available for your sewing enjoyment. Bring your project, friends, and a lunch.

Cost: $ 5.00
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