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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 Southington


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
We had so much fun last year that we are going to continue our Go! Qube Block Party for another year! Toward the end of last year, we introduced using machine embroidery applique designs in addition to cutting the shapes on the Accuquilt dies. This was very popular with many of our class members. Starting in November we will be working on the Christmas Train/Pillow/Table Runner. The applique blocks can be finished using an embroidery design (from the Accuquilt website) or using your regular sewing machine and your choice of a blanket stitch, satin stich, zig-zag or any other decorative stitch of your choice.

Cost: $ 15.00
We had so much fun last year that we are going to continue our Go! Qube Block Party for another year! Toward the end of last year, we introduced using machine embroidery applique designs in addition to cutting the shapes on the Accuquilt dies. This was very popular with many of our class members. Starting in November we will be working on the Christmas Train/Pillow/Table Runner. The applique blocks can be finished using an embroidery design (from the Accuquilt website) or using your regular sewing machine and your choice of a blanket stitch, satin stich, zig-zag or any other decorative stitch of your choice.

Cost: $ 15.00
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
This quilt was a joy to make. I started with 2 1/2" strips, let go of planning the position of each piece and really enjoyed random piecing. Working with a large variety of fabrics is such fun and those fabrics are the key to this quilt's appeal. Quilt size 57" x 51".

Cost: $ 60.00
This quilt was a joy to make. I started with 2 1/2" strips, let go of planning the position of each piece and really enjoyed random piecing. Working with a large variety of fabrics is such fun and those fabrics are the key to this quilt's appeal. Quilt size 57" x 51".

Cost: $ 60.00
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
Are you tired of your same old straight quilting? If you want to become more comfortable and more proficient at Free Motion Quilting this is the class for you. We will start with an easy meandering stitch and build your skill level from there.

Cost: $ 50.00
Are you tired of your same old straight quilting? If you want to become more comfortable and more proficient at Free Motion Quilting this is the class for you. We will start with an easy meandering stitch and build your skill level from there.

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
An introduction to Template Quilting. Explore Ruler Work "hands-on" and take your quilting to the next level.

Cost: $ 85.00
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