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  • Re: How can I figure out what to charge someone for hand quilting?

    I have heard of different ways to charge for hand quilting. Some charge by the quilt size, say 2-4 cents per inch. Others may charge by the number of yards of thread. Spools list the yards on the package, so the number of spools used can be calculated with the price per yard. The average price I've...
    Posted to Ask Quilting Questions Here (Forum) by Pamela on Sun, May 19 2013
  • Re: Thread

    Robin, I always use cotton for piecing because it shrinks and blends better with the fabrics. But when quilting the quilt, I use whatever works best with the look I'm trying to achieve. I will say that most of the time its cotton, but in different weights. I also use the clear mono-filament thread...
    Posted to Ask Quilting Questions Here (Forum) by Joy on Wed, Nov 9 2011
  • Thread breaking

    I decided to delve into machine quilting today and because I didn't want to risk messing up a large project, I simply cut a 12 x 24 sandwich on which to "play". Because I have never quiled with my machine I didn't have any machine quilting thread. I only have 100% cotton thread and...
    Posted to Ask Quilting Questions Here (Forum) by Rhonda Laws on Sat, Jan 15 2011
  • Monopoly invisible thread

    Please share your experience on machine quilting with monopoly invisible thread. What size machine needle worked best for you? Did you need to adjust the upper thread tension, the bobbin tension or the foot pressure? How did you knot this slippery thread? Did you drop the feed dogs and use the free motion...
    Posted to Ask Quilting Questions Here (Forum) by Linda Pratt on Mon, Jun 21 2010
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