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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


Classes in Glastonbury


You have got the quilt top finished, and you would like to make it bigger. Just add borders: pieced or unpieced, straight grain or cross grain, flanged or mitered. Learn a variety of techniques and choose the right one for each quilt.

Cost: $ 25.00
Using the pattern by Sue Michaels for Dragonfly Fiberart, make half square triangles, connect blocks, add borders, machine quilt, and learn an alternate binding technique. This is a perfect class for expanding your quilting horizons. No experience needed!

Cost: $ 45.00
Trip around the world is an older quilt pattern made from only squares, often called a postage stamp quilt depending on the size of the squares. Rotary cutting, quick piecing techniques, machine quilting, and a new generation of tools and accessories save time and increase precision for todays stitchers. Step into this world and make a quilt ALA 2024!

Cost: $ 110.00
Learn to make bias binding, create a label and a casing on the quilts you have finished. Dont have one ready? Bring a 20-inch square sandwich for practice.

Cost: $ 25.00
Learn to create a disappearing nine-patch quilt. Watch the magic as you make a few cuts with your ruler! The quilt goes together quickly yet looks as if it takes many hours to put together.

Cost: $ 40.00
Spend 2 hours learning basic machine quilting procedures and options with your machine?s walking/even feed/dual feed foot. Learn grid techniques, straight or wavy lines and more.

Cost: $ 25.00
Sometimes the thought of quilting a queen-sized quilt on your domestic sewing machine can be frightening. Learn a creative way to quilt the blocks and attach them with sashing for a seamless quilt completion!

Cost: $ 65.00
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
This zippered bag is sew cute, functional, and timeless with lots of zipper compartments to hold all your sewing supplies and more!

Cost: $ 40.00
Learn techniques to create your own one-of-a-kind landscape quilt. Size is approximately 27 x 28 inches.

Cost: $ 40.00
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