This quilt was made for my friend Roby. It is hand appliqued and then machine pieced and quilted. While it looks small in the picture, it is actually a queen size quilt!Marys Jewel Quilt. This was a first attempt by Mary - job well done! Love the colour co-ordinations. Quilted in the ditch and 1/4" all around each square.This quilt was made by Margaret who had been on a trip to New Zealand and had purchased some lovely pieces of fabric that are very well blended together in a fab quilt! The pattern is custom - to try to emulate the New Zealand Silver Fern and blend the whole lot together.Back of the quilt.
Margaret's Asian Fancy. Quilted with and edge to edge panto.Claire's Country Sunflower Quilt. This quilt has been quilted to suit the country applique as a custom pattern.I made this quilt from a pattern on the web called Trade Winds. It was a jelly roll and a great pattern to make up. My friend Maxine received it for her birthday as she is often 'blowing' around the world travelling.This is a very colourful quilt was a delight to quilt. It is nice to look at different blocks on the quilt journey. It was quilted with a star edge to edge panto. Cheryl's Blue Log Cabin. Quilted with a easy flow swirly panto.
Back of Log Cabin.Destinee is a friends grand daughter so the quilt was made for them to celebrate her first birthday. The pattern is my rendition from Love Birds by Dont Look Now.
My friend Jean, has several of these door quilts ready to be quilted in time for Christmas (!) It was quilted freehand to represent and enhance the leaves on the trees. Some Hot Jewels were dotted around the quilt for an uplifting effect.
Lynne made this beautiful quilt from the Florabunda pattern that was on Erin Russeks website last year. It was then quilted with a panto of dragonfly's and hummingbirds.
This lovely quilt was a first attempt by Bev - who is self taught to by the way! It was for her grand daughter who is only a baby. It was quilted with a mix of panto and freehand.This footy quilt was made for a young girl down the road to me. It was quilted with a football panto.Good Australian Holden's!!! Great quilt for a little boy. A large meander pattern done on this one.Another quilt done from Dont Look Now pattern of Love Birds. Quilted with a filler and freehand quilting. Lorraine's Gardeners Journal Quilt - once again quilted with a panto of dragonfly's and humming birds.
Well....I guess thats enough for you all to peruse for now....so till next time - happy sewing!
|Edge to Edge Continuous Quilting (Pantographs)||from $4.60||per square foot|
|Stippling||from $6.00||per square foot|
|Basic Custom Quilting||from $10.00||per square foot|
|Machine Basting for hand quilters||$1.60||per square foot|
|Quilt set up preparation||$24.00||per hour|
|Includes cutting threads, ironing, trimming, centering pieced|
|backings and stay stitching if required|
|Minimum charge per quilt||$65.00|
|Mini Jumbuck 2.4m wide||$23.00||per metre|
|Matildas Own 100% Cotton Wadding 2.4m wide||$20.00||per metre|
|Matildas Own Charcoal 60% Wool 40% Polyester Wadding 2.4m wide||$20.00||per metre|
|O'Sew Soft 100% Poly 2.4m wide||$12.00||per metre|
|Other wadding available on request|
|Wide backing available||from $33.00||per metre|
|Tildafix Iron Paper backed fusible web||$15.00||per metre|
|Mail order is acceptable - just send a picture of your quilt and|
|measurements with a choice or idea of pattern and I can give|
|you an estimate which can be confirmed on receipt of your quilt.|
|Registered Mail with Australia Post is a good idea for sending|
|quilts around the country.|
|Post and Packaging will be added but there is no handling fee.|
|Piecing of backing or wadding||$22.00||per foot|
|Binding of quilt ready for you to hand sew||$1.80||per foot|
|Me to hand sew binding||$1.50||per foot|
|Special Threads eg Metallics||P.O.A|
|An Example of the how to work out what it might cost|
|Measure your quilt top through the centre from top to bottom to|
|get the length.|
|Measure your quilt top through the centre from side to side to|
|get the width.|
|Then calculate using the formula below.|
|Example only - 60" x 80" = 4800 square inches|
|4800 square inches divided by 144 = 33.33 square feet|
|33.33 square feet x $4.00 = $132.30|
|Pre-requisites needed for your quilt|
|If you are supplying the backing and wadding - it needs to be at|
|least 3" larger than the tip of the quilt on all sides. This allows|
|for loading into the machine.|
|All threads need to be trimmed from the front and back of the|
|quilt top and all seams to be ironed flat - this applies to any|
|Mark the top of the quilt with a pin or tag.|
|There is no need to pin your layers together as they will need|
|to be undone before putting through my machine.|