"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


Here is a contemporary quilt that all quilt makers will enjoy creating.

Cost: $ 75.00
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
2017 brings us to our 16th Sampler Quilt and some of you have been in on it for all those years!

Cost: $ 10.00
2017 bring us to our 16th Sampler Quilt and some of you have been in it for all those years!

Cost: $ 10.00
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
Make monogrammed cork luggage tags, stitched in your embroidery hoop!

Cost: $ 25.00
Make monogrammed cork luggage tags, stitched in your embroidery hoop!

Cost: $ 25.00
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
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
A 12 month program designed to use different sewing machine techniques & accessories each month. Combine these techniques with machine applique or machine embroidery to complete a seasonal towel in each class

Cost: $ 150.00
A 12 month program designed to use different sewing machine techniques & accessories each month. Combine these techniques with machine applique or machine embroidery to complete a seasonal towel in each class.

Cost: $ 150.00
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
Join us to make a new block every month in a traditional, New England- style color scheme which will be revealed at the first meeting.

Cost: $ 10.00
Back by popular demand. Join us for a new project in this two day Viking event! Use the amazing embroidery, design shaping & applique features of the Husqvarna Viking Epic to transform a pair of jeans into a unique book cover!

Cost: $ 99.00
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

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
Join us for this great 12-month "Block of the Month". It's a beautiful, appliqued quilt that "feetures" different presser feet and attachments each month. 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. - Meets 1st Wednesday of the month.

Cost: $ 120.00
Join us for this great 12-month "Block of the Month". It's a beautiful, appliqued quilt that "feetures" different presser feet and attachments each month. 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
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
Ballerina is ideal for showcasing large scale fabrics. Select a contrasting background fabric to create these dancing blocks!

Cost: $ 55.00
The quilt you'll come back to making again and again! Gather a bundle of your favorite coordinating solids, basics or small scale prints to spring into action. This quilt comes together quickly with no "Y" seams!

Cost: $ 65.00
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 fun, unique quilt using different sized arcs to complete your "set of dishes". You will no longer be intimidated by piecing curved edges!!!

Cost: $ 40.00
Make a fun, unique quilt using different sized arcs to complete your "set of dishes". You will no longer be intimidated by piecing curved edges!!!

Cost: $ 40.00
Happy Hauntings! Join us for this fun and spooky Block of the Month! Over the next 7 months together we will complete different sections each month. Each section will include different skills including applique, piecing, creating yo-yos, using rick-rack and much more! Your registration of $15.00 guarantees you a place in our block of the month. Each month we will get together to discover our new block! There will be an in class demo and the rest of the time will be left for you to get your block together. Your $20.00 class fee will include your fabric kit, class time, and pattern.

Cost: $ 20.00
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
Showcase your favorite ocean scenes and then fill your quilt with a school of fish! You have lots of options for this quilt. The sample quilt showcases scenes that were fussy cut from a novelty fabric. Other options include showcasing embroidered blocks, photo transfer blocks, applique blocks. You are limited only by your imagination. Finished quilt size is approximately 60" x 73".

Cost: $ 50.00
Showcase your favorite ocean scenes and then fill your quilt with a school of fish! You have lots of options for this quilt. The sample quilt showcases scenes that were fussy cut from a novelty fabric. Other options include showcasing embroidered blocks, photo transfer blocks, applique blocks. You are limited only by your imagination. Finished quilt size is approximately 60" x 73".

Cost: $ 50.00
Make a statement with this scrappy quilt! Squares, made of triangles, make a quilt. It's simple. This pattern is scrap and strip friendly!

Cost: $ 50.00
Make a statement with this scrappy quilt! Squares, made of triangles, make a quilt. It's simple. This pattern is scrap and strip friendly!

Cost: $ 50.00
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