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  •  Tuesday – Friday 10-5
Saturday - 10-4

Beginner Quilting

Saturdays: April 20 & 27          11:00 - 4:00 pm (Full)
Fridays: July 7 & 24.                 11:00 - 4:00 pm


In this class, you will be given the opportunity to create a simple Rail Fence quilt top from start to finish. You will learn to use different quilting tools including a rotary cutter and ruler to cut your fabric accurately. You will learn how to sew accurate 1/4” seams, and the importance of pressing your fabric before and during the construction of your quilt top.

Book:  Start Quilting by Alex Anderson ($12.70 with class purchase, Reg. $14.95)

Class Prep: 

Read pages 8-9 & 22 in the Start Quilting book and purchase your fabric before class.  You may email the instructor prior to class if you have any questions or need assistance selecting your fabric.

Plan to arrive at 10:30 to set up your machine and be ready for an 11:00 am start.


  •        A sewing machine in good working condition with a few empty bobbins.
  •        Size 70 or 80 sewing machine needles for piecing (universal or Microtech)
  •        50 wt. thread (neutral color such as gray or cream)
  •        Cutting mat: 18 x 24 or 24 x 36
  •        Rotary cutter: 45mm (most common) or 60mm
  •        Scissors (small for snipping threads)
  •        Ruler 6.5” x 12.5” or 6.5” x 24.5”
  •        Seam ripper
  •        Stiletto (optional)
  •        Patchwork/Quilting pins
  •        Quarter-inch foot (if you don’t have this we’ll use tape to mark your sewing line)
  •        Sewing machine Users Guide


Skill Level: Beginner
Skill Details:
Materials Included: Class Fee
Instructor: Gail Shaff

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Included Materials



This class cannot be purchased online. Please contact the store for more information.
Honeybee Quilt Store
9308 Anderson Mill Rd #300
Austin, TX 78729

  •  Tuesday – Friday 10-5
  •  Saturday 10-4
  •  512-257-1269