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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.

Classes in Orange


Join us at your local Close to Home for an exciting, informational & fun day using BabyLock Sergers under the guidance of professional educator Joan Friedrich. We?ll be making a cute, roomy cross-body purse completely on the serger.

Cost: $ 99.00
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
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.

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.

Cost: $ 250.00
Come join the fun! Modern Sampler follows the same "rules" and format of Traditional Sampler... with a twist!

Cost: $ 10.00
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
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