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Longarm Quilting Services

Linzi Upton

 


LONGARM QUILTING SERVICES

The quilt top should be pressed by the client and loose threads trimmed

Backing should be joined, squared, pressed and cut 6 - 8 inches wider & longer than quilt top

For advice on how to attach borders onto a patchwork quilt please click link below to a tutorial from the Stitched in Colour Blog
https://www.stitchedincolor.com/blog/2018/4/25/how-to-sew-a-quilt-border?rq=border

Customer can request backing fabrics to be joined - charged at £20.00 per hour

Customer can request ready-made binding machine sewn to to one side, leaving one side for customer to finish by hand 


BINDING
Both sides of binding by can be attached by machine - see online size calculator

Specialist bindings can be also be requested - charged at £20.00 per hour

UTILITY QUILTING
Simple all-over designs, mostly computerised pantographs or large freehand quilting designs - see online size calculator

CUSTOM QUILTING
Several detailed or small freehand designs, multiple thread changes £15.00 - £20.00 hourly rate charge, depending on complexity / density
eg. 75” x 75” Double Wedding Ring takes around 20 hours

QUILT COMMISSIONS
It can be tricky to predict exactly how much a commissioned quilt will be so please see below for an example of a SIMPLE quilt commission, showing breakdown of costs
Please note that these costs do not include fabrics for patchwork or backing materials
Example shows TWO simple rail fence and plain block single bed sized quilts made from shirts provided by customer based on Nov 2018 price

DESCRIPTION

 

Cut & piece shirts (then quilt and bind) to make x2 bed quilts for children 

Commission

SIZE

56” x 72”

Panto

EXTRA FABRIC

 

Pieces of shirts provided by customer

n/a

WADDING

 

Sew Simple Eco Cotton x 2 pieces @ 1.6m each

£41.60

BACKING

 

Wide backing fabrics - blue, lilac wide print provided by customer

n/a

IRONING OF TOP/BACKING

Cut, join, appliqué tartan hearts, press all blocks - cutting & piecing = 12 hours per quilt @ £15.00 per hr - total 24 hours

£320.00

QUILTING DESIGN

 

Panto - stars and loops £100.00 per quilt

£200.00

QUILT TRIMMED

Edges trimmed

incl

BINDING

Double fold binding attached to both sides of each quilt by machine @ £48.00 per quilt

£96.00

THREAD

Variegated purple, lilac, pale blue, pale blue variegated

incl

POST & PACKING

n/a

n/a

SUB TOTAL

 

£657.60

BALANCE DUE

 Please pay by cash, cheque or arrange bank transfer payment and confirm payment by email

£657.60



WADDING/BATTING AVAILABLE
Eco Poly, Bamboo/Cotton Blend, Black Cotton Blend, Wool

THREAD
cost of quilting includes thread  - a wide range of threads are available including Madeira, Filtec, Aurifil, Superior, Isacord in Cotton or Poly

DO IT YOURSELF QUILTING
If you would like to complete your quilt independently on one of my longarm machines, I will help you to quilt it yourself using simple patterns.
The cost of supervised DIY Quilting is £20.00 for the first hour then an hourly rate of £15.00 - tea & coffee, thread & tuition is included.
 

BERNINA  Q-Series Longarm Machines

I offer tuition in freehand frame quilting, using longarm tools and sketching out quilting designs

I am the BERNINA UK Longarm Quilting Ambassador and can offer demonstrations and longarm quilting tuition

If you are deciding whether to invest in a longarm machine system then you might consider coming to stay near me in NE Scotland in a lovely local hotel for a day or two of longarm experience and practice. This will cover basic maintenance, techniques, materials and my recommendations for supplies, accessories and information

www.bernina.com
01330 844575 / 07870 314779
linziupton@live.co.uk / linziupton@icloud.com

Bernina Longarm Quilting BERNINA Longarm Quilting Ambassador for the UK
www.bernina.com

Bernina longarm quilting BERNINA Longarm Quilting Ambassador UK, Demonstrations and Longarm Tuition
T: 01330 844575 E: linziupton@live.co.uk
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