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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

The Close to Home family enjoys hosting special events! These can be in one of our stores or at a specially selected, easy to access facility. We collaborate with our vendors to provide programs all about education and fun. Further your skills with sergers, sewing, quilting, embroidery, long arm quilting, multi needle machines, Anita Goodesign Parties, and more. Watch for these opportunities. You are sure to meet great people, have a great time and learn so much! Also look for us at area expo's and quilt shows.

HOORAY! The Glastonbury Block of the Month is getting ready to start. January 28 is the reveal date. Kits will be available from that day forward.

Cost: $ 10.00
Join us to make this applique masterpiece that you will treasure for years to come.

Cost: $ 160.00
Have you always wanted to free motion quilt your own projects? This class gives you a beginning into the adventure of free motion quilting.

Cost: $ 65.00
Come to the Mastering Your Bernina Machine class on Wednesday February 22nd, to learn and review basic steps to help you appreciate your sewing machine.

Cost: $ 20.00
Come to the Mastering Your Brother, Baby Lock, or Viking Machine class on Wednesday February 22nd, to learn and review basic steps to help you appreciate your sewing machine.

Cost: $ 20.00
Come to the Mastering Your Janome Machine class on Wednesday February 22nd, to learn and review basic steps to help you appreciate your sewing machine.

Cost: $ 20.00
Direct from Houston - International Quilt Festival, A Day with Gail Yellen and Bernina! In this one-day event, you will create a sleek, beautiful Zipper Tablet Case entirely on the Serger. Learn decorative cover/chainstitching, zipper insertion, pintucks, reverse flatlocking, double flat fold piping, and more. Your overlocker skills will get a boost while you enjoy stitching this fun project. Machines and project supplies will be provided for you, so you don't need to bring anything except your enthusiasm! Lunch and snacks will be provided.

Cost: $ 99.00
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
Join us for this great, new 12-month Block of the Month. First three dates listed above with dates to be added as the year progresses.

Cost: $ 150.00
Get your table ready for spring with a three-dimensional tulip table runner. This clever fold and stitch method makes the tulips pop!

Cost: $ 40.00
Let half square triangles create pinwheels of motion as we make "Wind Drifter" by Robin Pickens.

Cost: $ 60.00
Quilting is fun, easy, creative and relaxing. This class teaches everything you need to know for a successful first time quilting experience.

Cost: $ 120.00
Join us for a bit of pre-holiday embroidery fun. Make this cute pillow that you can display all winter long.

Cost: $ 40.00
Come join the fun! Modern Sampler follows the same "rules" and format of Traditional Sampler... with a twist!

Cost: $ FREE
Come join the fun! Modern Sampler follows the same "rules" and format of Traditional Sampler... with a twist!

Cost: $ FREE
Come join the fun! Modern Sampler follows the same "rules" and format of Traditional Sampler... with a twist!

Cost: $ FREE
Bring your current project(s), machine, tools, something for lunch or snack. Drop in any time or stay all day!

Cost: $ 10.00
HOORAY! Starting January 6th, Janet will be creating her blocks in a progressive style. Each month will be a new technique. Click on class title to view class description and dates.

Cost: $ 10.00
Perfect for beginners! Click on class title to view class description and dates.

Cost: $ 10.00
Learn how to use your embroidery machine in conjunction with the Accuquilt Go! Cutter system to create these cute gingerbread cookie potholders and hot pad placemats. They make great gifts.

Cost: $ 15.00
Learn how to use your embroidery machine in conjunction with the Accuquilt Go! Cutter system to create these cute gingerbread cookie potholders and hot pad placemats. They make great gifts.

Cost: $ 15.00
Protect your hands and furniture from hot soup, chili, oatmeal with bowl cozies that are as cute as they are functional. Because they are fast and easy to assemble they are an ideal gift to make in minutes. Come join the embroidery club. Most designs are available in three sizes with MINIMUM HOOP SIZE 5 x 7. Be sure to purchase the design that best fits YOUR hoops and embroidery machine.

Cost: $ 20.00
Protect your hands and furniture from hot soup, chili, oatmeal with bowl cozies that are as cute as they are functional. Because they are fast and easy to assemble they are an ideal gift to make in minutes. Come join the embroidery club! Most designs are available in three sizes with MINIMUM HOOP SIZE 5 x 7. Be sure to purchase the design that best fits YOUR hoops and embroidery machine.

Cost: $ 20.00
Hands-on "How To" for new owners. Explore the functions of your new sewing machine & learn the tips & tricks from our trained staff.

Cost: $ 20.00
Close To Home will make the classroom available for your sewing enjoyment. Bring your project, friends, and a lunch.

Cost: $ 5.00
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