Prices

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
Borders $22.00 each
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
pieced backing.
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.

Quilt Racks for Sale

Quilt Racks for Sale
Made in South Australia from steel that is powder-coated. Quilts not included! 36 1/2" High x 16" wide and any length you require!!! $180.00

New Camera!


Yeh! And its a little beauty too.  So pleased with what it can do - not that I will make the fullest use of it all, but at least the various features are there if I need them.  Now onto the serious stuff!

Its been a rather hectic few weeks once again, but managed to get all done that needed to get done - in all areas of my life :))

This lovely quilt was made by Mary - the front and the back are the same pattern, just different colours.  It is quilted with a pale green on both the back and the front - pattern is from Hermione's range.     This is the front.
And this is the back. 
Mary had put a flange on both sides of the quilt - just something different from the usual! (in green near the border)
 
The next quilt was made by Margaret and is going to a lucky young man!  Quilted with black top and bottom thread and pattern, Hearts Abound Sash.
  
The back of Margaret's quilt. 
 
It was my brothers birthday today - and he's mad on planes so he got this one!  This was quilted in blue top and bottom and pattern is Cloud 1.
I used what I had left for the backing. 
 
 Well, back to the grindstone!

Quilting keeps you warm!

....well, thats my theory anyway! LOL
Unfortunately, I think my camera is playing up cos some of these pics are not that clear - so I apologise for that!
The Christmas Panel belongs to Jean, who just loves Christmas by the way! I just did a bit of freehand quilting in a gold coloured thread here and there to add a bit of zest and keep the layers together.
The next one is also Jeans.  It is a friendship quilt and is based on a Dutch theme (can you tell????)  I quilted it with a tulip pattern on random parts of the quilt in white thread.
This lovely braided pattern is Kerrys.  A bit of a beginner quilter who has been doing the craft for a couple of years - so a good effort to make this quilt!
The pattern quilted is Entwine with a purpley variegated thread on top.
 This is one of Margaret B's quilts.  I believe for a young person in the family!  I did a swirly pattern in a blue/green variegated thread.
 The backing was four pieces of leftovers - great way to use the extra fabric up.
Another of Margaret B's quilts.  Looks almost like a caramely sundae!  This is quilted with a Peonie pattern and a two tone cream thread on top.
 
You cant see the quilting on the back of this one, as I used a gold thread and it blended so well it dissappeared!!! LOL
Well, off to bed I must go - get my beauty sleep again! See you all next time.

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