Sunflower QUILTS offer private one on one classes in a home studio setting located in Houston TX (Jill) or St. Louis MO (Jamie). The studios are complete with a 4' x 8' ironing table, cutting area, large design wall, sewing table and comfortable seating. Bring your sewing machine or use one of ours (additional $5 per hour fee will apply). When you schedule a class with us we will email you a supply list. Let us know what you're interested in learning so we can accommodate your learning needs.
The cost is $50 per hour (min.1 hour).
After scheduling a class with us we will email you a supply list.
We teach Monday thru Saturday 9am - 7pm.
For more info contact us via email at:
firstname.lastname@example.org (in the Houston Texas area)
email@example.com (in the St. Louis Missouri area)
For beginners we feel the two most important skills in quilt making are listed below. After learning these 2 skills you will build your confidence to try all aspects of quilt making.
*Basic Rotary Cutting
*Basic 1/4" Seam Construction (which includes basic 4-Patch block construction, including pressing and squaring the block).
Note: Basic Rotary Cutting and Basic 1/4" Seam Construction are treated as 2 separate classes.
We also teach a variety of other quilting techniques such as:
How to Read and Follow a Pattern
Half Square Triangles
Flying Geese Blocks
How to Square Blocks
Domestic Machine Quilting (Offered St. Louis Studio only)
On Point Quilt Settings
Needle Turn Hand Applique (using the back basting technique)
Basic English Paper Piecing
Basic T-Shirt Quilt Preparation