I do some free motion quilting. I also have some pantographs for quilting. It is a quilting technique that goes from edge to edge using the same design and then starts all over again on the next row.
I charge $.015 per square inches of the quilt top (pre-quilting) for the quilting.
I provide the thread because different threads act differently to long arm quilting. You can tell me what color and I try to accommodate.
I can provide the batting at an additional cost. The cost would depend upon on size of quilt.
When you drop off your quilt to me, I want to see:
1. the quilt top ready to be quilted with all seems ironed and trimmed equally
2. the backing ready to be quilted and sized 7-8" more on overall width and length from the top and also trimmed equally
3. batting, also sized 7-8" more on overall width and length from the top
4. information on paper pinned to the top:
** your name and contact information
** color of thread you want used
** date you need it returned finished - right now my turn around time is about two weeks.
Quilt size is 45" x 60" which is an average crib size quilt
45 x 60 x .015 = $40.50
Quilt size is 80" x 92" which is an average Queen size quilt
80 x 92 x .015 = $110.40
I will also do binding. I charge $20 per quilt for any quilt that is not a queen or king sized quilt. For a queen or king sized quilt, I charge $30 per quilt. Binding fabric is to be supplied by you. I will cut it to 2 1/4" wide and then I sew the strip to the front of the quilt and hand stitch to back of quilt. Just bring the yardage sufficient for your sized quilt. I can help you figure how much is needed. Just contact me. You are also welcome to precut your strips (please make them 2 1/4" wide and sew them together diagonally). If you pre-cut your strips, I will give a 15% discount on the binding fee.
You can reach me through my contact information on the right hand side of the blog or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Here are some of the pantographs I have worked with so far: [Click to enlarge picture]
Ginko Leaf pattern - loose design, great for any quilt:
Sunny Day pattern - great for a spring/summer or kids quilt:
Popcorn - whimsical design:
Free motion leaf pattern - good to use when doing an appliqued quilt or floral quilt:
Star pantograph - great for a patriotic quilt:
Box pantograph - for that funky, non-traditional quilt:
Teddy Bear pantograph - cute for a kids quilt:
Bubble pantograph - this is a open, large quilt pattern: