LONGARM QUILTING SERVICES
PREPARATION FOR LONGARM QUILTING
The quilt top should be pressed by the client and loose threads trimmed
Backing should be joined, squared, pressed and cut 4-6 inches wider & longer than quilt top.
Attach ready-made binding to one side by machine, leaving one side for customer to finish by hand.
Make and fit both sides of binding by machine.
Make and sew fancy/piped binding.
large all-over freehand designs, pattern boards, computerised pantographs
COMPLEX or DENSE QUILTING
detailed or small freehand designs; multiple thread changes
several different quilting designs, heirloom quality quilting suitable for show entries – £20.00 hourly rate charge
Poly, Cotton, Cotton/Poly Blend, Wool.
cost of quilting includes thread – a wide range of threads are available including Filtec, Aurifil, Superior, Isacord in Cotton and Poly.
Joining, pressing, trimming to size £30.00
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 for the first hour then an hourly rate of £10.00 – tea & coffee, thread & tuition is included.
BERNINA LONGARM MACHINES
I offer tuition in freehand frame quilting, using longarm tools and sketching out quilting designs.
Bernina Longarm Quilting Ambassador for the UK.
Demonstrations and longarm tuition.
If you are deciding whether to invest in a longarm machine system then you might consider coming to stay with me in Scotland for a weekend of longarm experience and practice. This will cover basic maintenance, techniques, materials and my recommendations for supplies, accessories and information.