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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

Glastonbury Classes


*** "Total Control" with Melissa - Glastonbury - Monday, March 9, 10:00am-12:00pm ***

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.

Mastering Your Sewing Machine - *Day Session* - Glastonbury - Wednesday, April 15, 22, 29, 2020

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.

Mastering Your Sewing Machine - *Evening Session* - Glastonbury - Wednesday, April 15, 22, 29, 2020

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.

Apr 19
* Mini Mosaic Wall Hanging - Glastonbury - Sunday, April 19, 2020 *
Apr 20
* Paper Pieced Tulip - Glastonbury - Monday, March 23 AND April 20, 10am-12pm OR 6pm-8pm *
Apr 21
Creative Sewing Club - Glastonbury - Day & Evening Session - Tuesday, April 21, 2020, 12:30pm-2:30pm OR 6:00pm-8:00pm

Classes


Mini Mosaic Quilts require very little to create and are so much fun! All you need is a pattern, lots of batik fabric scraps, sharp scissors, tweezers, sticky stabilizer, painter's tape, foam core as a work surface, and patience. Sewing is only required to complete the project. Finished size is 11" x 14".

Cost: $ 40.00
Join Marsha on a quilting adventure one block at a time. Pay $10 for the first kit and get the rest free if you: complete your block, arrive on time, and stay for the presentation. Learn lots of patchwork pointers, get acquainted with the latest quilting tools, meet wonderful people, and make a special quilt.

Cost: $ 10.00
We don?t want to reveal too much, but what I can tell you is the finished quilt size will be 44? x 60? and includes one border. The basic building blocks to the quilt will finish at 4?.

Cost: $ 50.00
Have you ever wanted to learn how to paper piece? This class will teach you how to get those perfect sharp points and joined seams while creating a spring inspired wall hanging.

Cost: $ 35.00
Do you have some large prints or fabrics you don't want to cut up? Then this tote is for you! Fashionably shows off your favorite fabrics and will carry everything you need. The pattern is by Susan Marsh @ Whistlepig Creek Productions.

Cost: $ 40.00
Pay $10 for the first kit and get the rest free if you: complete your block, arrive on time, and stay for the presentation. Learn lots of patchwork pointers, get acquainted with the latest quilting tools, meet wonderful people, and make a special quilt. Come check out what the new year will bring.

Cost: $ 10.00
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
This club meets monthly. Monthly meetings and a holiday gathering. 1 year free with purchase of your new sewing machine at Close To Home. All machine sewers are welcome. Continue learning about your machine and using features. The April project will be announced shortly.

Cost: $ 20.00
Rent our long arm. Free is based on the size of your quilt rather than time.

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
Grab your friends and your favorite beverages for a fun social sewing event!

Cost: $ 25.00
Join us to support Days for Girls, a non-profit organization which provides sustainable feminine hygiene kits for girls in Kenya. Tuesdays 2/18/, 3/17, 3/24, 4/7, 4/14, 5/5, 5/19, 6/2, 6/16 10:00 am - 1:00 pm & Saturday 3/28 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Cost: $ FREE
Hone your Ruler Work skills to embellish the Hoffman Dream Big Panel with template quilting. Saturdays 4/18/20 & 4/25/20 12:30 - 4:30

Cost: $ 125.00
This lovely quilt is a 5-part class that encompasses several different cutting & sewing techniques including paper piecing & applique among others. Saturdays 6/20, 7/11 & 25, 8/8 & 22 -- 12:00 ? 2:00 pm

Cost: $ 99.00
Enjoy a sense of adventure as we work together to take free motion quilting beyond the basics. Saturday 4/4 & 4/11 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Cost: $ 80.00
Ruler Work is a free motion quilting with templates called "rulers" & a unique pressure foot. No free motion quilting experience needed. Saturday 5/2/20 11:30 - 5:30 (1/2 hr break)

Cost: $ 85.00
Volunteers will gather at Close to Home Orange to create quilts for children at the life haven women's emergency shelter. There are many ways to become involved. Saturday 5/9 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Cost: $ FREE
Hands-on "How To" for new owners. Explore the functions of your new sewing machine & learn the tips & tricks from our trained staff. Wednesday 4/29, 5/6, 5/13 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

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. Wednesday 4/29, 5/6, 5/13 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Cost: $ 250.00
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! Wednesdays- 3/25/20, 4/22/20, 5/20/20, 6/24/20 10:00am - 4:00pm

Cost: $ 5.00
Grab your friends and your favorite beverages for a fun social sewing event!

Cost: $ 25.00
Sampler is an easy, low commitment way to learn new quilting techniques.

Cost: $ 10.00
Construct a dreamy quilt with beautiful curved seams and then use your collection of Westalee rulers to quilt it. Saturdays 6/13/20 & 6/27/20 12:30 - 4:30

Cost: $ 125.00
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 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
Sign up now!! 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
We had so much fun last year that we are going to yet again continue our Go! Qube Block Party for another year! Starting in February we will be making the GO! Morning Star Contemporary Quilt. This is a very striking two-color quilt using one of Accuquilt's newest dies. The finished size is 53" x 53".

Cost: $ 15.00
We had so much fun last year that we are going to yet again continue our Go! Qube Block Party for another year! Starting in February we will be making the GO! Morning Star Contemporary Quilt. This is a very striking two-color quilt using one of Accuquilt's newest dies. The finished size is 53" x 53".

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! Ask about attending a class or two to perfect your technique: quilting or binding.

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! Ask about attending a class or two to perfect your technique: quilting or binding.

Cost: $ 85.00
Join us in our continuing journey celebrating the season of the year with this summer themed quilt. Hone your applique skills with this beautiful seasonal quilt, which you will finish and be able to enjoy next summer!

Cost: $ 100.00
Join us in our continuing journey celebrating the season of the year with this summer themed quilt. Hone your applique skills with this beautiful seasonal quilt, which you will finish and be able to enjoy next summer!

Cost: $ 100.00
Back by popular demand!! Do the quilting on your embroidery machine! Do you have piles of unquilted tops at home just waiting to be finished? This is a fantastic way of getting them done. In this class you will learn how to use your embroidery machine to create beautiful "edge to edge" quilting. You will have all your tops made into quilts in no time! There are 10 designs in three sizes provided with the Amelie Scott Designs book and she has Expansion Packs with many more.

Cost: $ 50.00
Back by popular demand again!! Do the quilting on your embroidery machine! Do you have piles of unquilted tops at home just waiting to be finished? This is a fantastic way of getting them done. In this class you will learn how to use your embroidery machine to create beautiful "edge to edge" quilting. You will have all your tops made into quilts in no time! There are 10 designs in three sizes provided with the Amelie Scott Designs book and she has Expansion Packs with many more.

Cost: $ 50.00
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
We will learn how to make one of these fun baskets in this class. The same techniques are used to make all three sizes. The baskets are sturdy enough to stack on top of each other when filled or they can nest into the larger basket when not filled.

Cost: $ 30.00
Grab your friends and your favorite beverages for a fun social sewing event!

Cost: $ 25.00
If flying geese are your nemesis, this is the quilt for you! You can follow the pattern for fabric colors, or make it completely out of scraps! The first class will get you in the groove for making your geese, second and third classes will continue the process of putting it all together! When you finish the quilt, flying geese will be your best friend! Great skill builder and scrap buster!!

Cost: $ 50.00
If flying geese are your nemesis, this is the quilt for you! You can follow the pattern for fabric colors, or make it completely out of scraps! The first class will get you in the groove for making your geese, second and third classes will continue the process of putting it all together! When you finish the quilt, flying geese will be your best friend! Great skill builder and scrap buster!!

Cost: $ 50.00
This Quilt will get you comfortable with sewing curves; the pattern offers a variety of sizes and comes with three rulers! Pick your size, and make a quilt sure to impress!!

Cost: $ 50.00
This Quilt will get you comfortable with sewing curves; the pattern offers a variety of sizes and comes with three rulers! Pick your size, and make a quilt sure to impress!!

Cost: $ 50.00
Enter our quilt challenge for a chance to win one of five gift certificates.

Cost: $ 15.00
Grab your friends and your favorite beverages for a fun social sewing event!

Cost: $ 25.00
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