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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 Glastonbury


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
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
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
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