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"Keeping you quilting and sew happy!"
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


Classes in Glastonbury


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
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