"Keeping you quilting and sew happy!"



Glastonbury Location
860-633-0721
Orange Location
203-878-1654
Southington Location
860-793-6639

Classes


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. Friday: 2/22, 3/29, 4/26 5:00pm-5:45pm. Saturday: 2/23, 3/30, 4/27 9:30am-10:15am

Cost: $ 10.00
Join Cheryl for her Mid-Year Sampler. Friday's: 3/8, 4/12 from 5:00pm-5:45pm. Saturday's: 3/9, 4/13 at 9:30am-10:15am

Cost: $ 10.00
Do you ever want to sit down and sew something super quick and super easy? Something you can start and finish in one quick class? Then this series of classes is for you! Each project is fully kitted with everything you need to complete it. Just bring your own tool kit (scissors, pins, seam ripper, marking tool, etc) and your classroom machine. The first project will be the reusable Sadie Sweet Snack bag. Pattern, materials, and class instruction included in the fee! If you don't have a small machine let us know and we will set one up for you.

Cost: $ 12.99
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.

Cost: $ 125.00
This is a wonderful class for anyone that has not done a complete quilt from start to finish or someone that would like to know shortcuts or specifics about quiltmaking. Learn to select fabric, rotary cut, strip piece, add borders, machine quilt, and bind as you construct this fun and quick quilt.

Cost: $ 85.00
This club meets monthly. Monthly Projects incorporate new techniques to enhance your sewing ability, continue learning about your machine and its useful features. 1 year free with the purchase of your new sewing machine at Close to Home. All machine sewers are welcome. This months project is a spring applique towel.

Cost: $ 20.00
This club meets monthly. Monthly Projects incorporate new techniques to enhance your sewing ability, continue learning about your machine and its useful features. 1 year free with the purchase of your new sewing machine at Close to Home. All machine sewers are welcome. This months project is a spring applique towel.

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
Learn new embroidery techniques with this monthly class. In March we will explore stitching quilt blocks designs that incorporate multiple thread colors and varying stitch weights that give these blocks exciting dimension. The finished project is a Folk Quilt Placemats.

Cost: $ 30.00
Learn new embroidery techniques with this monthly class. In March we will explore stitching quilt blocks designs that incorporate multiple thread colors and varying stitch weights that give these blocks exciting dimension. The finished project is a Folk Quilt Placemats.

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
Come earn your PHD with us (Projects Half Done). Get those half done projects FINISHED once and for all while working alongside fellow sewists who have them too! Monthly drawings to entice you into finishing a project! Come see what its all about!

Cost: $ 10.00
What's better than a quilt... a quilt in a pillow!

Cost: $ 40.00
Students will continue to build their skills using then Westalee Ruler starter set as they explore more blocks while making a whole cloth sampler. This is a 2 day 5 hours each day course that will focus on developing more skill working with more complicated designs. Prerequisite Template Quilting Intro

Cost: $ 100.00
Under the direction of certified Westalee Instructor Eva Weber, students will become familiar with 6 different Ruler Work Templates and create a miniature Sampler of techniques.

Cost: $ 49.00
Quilting is fun, easy, creative and relaxing. This class teaches everything you need to know for a successful first time quilting experience.

Cost: $ 95.00
Make these decorative & useful Cork Coasters using your Embroidery Machine.

Cost: $ 20.00
Few things beat the cozy warmth of a flannel quilt on a cold evening.

Cost: $ 40.00
Join us to support Days for Girls, a non-profit organization which provides sustainable feminine hygiene kits for girls in Kenya

Cost: $ FREE
The Ebony & Ivory Sampler features Kim Deihl's Ebony & Onyx black fabrics, paired with creamy Ivory colored fabric from a variety of manufacturers. By choosing their own "background" participants can customize the look of their finished quilts.

Cost: $ 10.00
Enjoy a sense of adventure as we work together to take free motion quilting beyond the basics.

Cost: $ 80.00
Lori Kennedy said "A quilt top will never become a quilt without overcoming the fear..."

Cost: $ 45.00
Learn to love your new Serger! We'll guide you through its functions & features.

Cost: $ 200.00
The theme of the 2019 Modern Sample is "Spring into Sampler"

Cost: $ 10.00
These decorative eggs make perfect decorations for Easter & Spring!

Cost: $ 20.00
Two part advanced class that builds upon the skills learned in the "Intro to Ruler Work" class. (Intro to Ruler Work is a pre-requisite)

Cost: $ 170.00
Quick, fun quilt with an interesting layout.

Cost: $ 55.00
Sign up now!! 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
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
A simple Bargello technique produces a spectacular wall hanging using the very minimum amount of fabrics. Batiks and small prints work best.

Cost: $ 60.00
Join us in our continuing journey celebrating the season of the year with this autumn themed quilt.

Cost: $ 100.00
Join us in our continuing journey celebrating the season of the year with this autumn themed quilt.

Cost: $ 100.00
A good chance to use some of your scraps in a "Quilt As You Go" method. After the piecing there is only the binding left to do. Great for gifts!

Cost: $ 60.00
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
You will create wonderful Kaleidoscope designs where identical layers of one fabric are stacked according to the repeat of the pattern. Each set of 8 identical pieces from the stack will create a different pattern. The kaleidoscope effects occur spontaneously, thanks to the ingeniously simple 'Stack-n-Whack'? cutting technique.

Cost: $ 70.00
Join us to support Days for Girls, a non-profit organization which provides sustainable feminine hygiene kits for girls in Kenya.

Cost: $ FREE
Hosted by Glastonbury Close To Home! May 2nd,3rd,4th

Cost: $ 199.00
Renown Babylock Educator, Sue Kostroski, will guide you through the ins & outs of successful serging during this 2-day Off-Site Event.

Cost: $ 199.00
Renown Babylock Educator, Sue Kostroski, will guide you through the ins & outs of successful serging during this 2-day Off-Site Event.

Cost: $ 119.00
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