How much should I pay a quilter?

How much should I pay a quilter?

On average, you can expect to pay anywhere between 3 cents to 15 cents per square inch for quilting services with the average total cost around $175 for a 50″ x 70″ quilt. The price of quilting can vary greatly by region (and even by zip code). Get free estimates from pros near you.

How much does a longarm quilter cost?

Prices for Different Brands of Longarm Quilting Machines

Brand Price Range View
King Quilter $4,000 to $6,000 VIEW
Consew $4000 to $7,000 VIEW
Gamill $10,000 to $30,000 VIEW
Millie $11,000 to $21,000 VIEW

Is long arm quilting difficult?

If you’re new to the world of longarm quilting, it can be overwhelming; as there is seemingly so much to learn. As a 10 year veteran Handi Quilter National Educator, I’ve been all over the world teaching longarm classes. I’ve met thousands of quilters and the vast majority of them have been newbies.

How much room do you need for a long arm quilting machine?

Therefore, for a longarm to be most useful, it needs to have at least a 10-12 foot frame (at least 12 if you have a king sized bed). You can basically expect this machine to consume a large room of your house as you’ll likely need to be able to access the sides and back of the machine as well as the front.

How long does it take to quilt a queen size quilt on a long arm machine?

Typical turnaround time for longarm quilting is 2 to 4 weeks.

Why choose Gammill optimum plus longarm quilting machine?

Whether you would like an old quilt top quickly quilted for utility use or a new top custom quilted, Pat can do the job. Working on a Gammill Optimum Plus Longarm Quilting Machine makes machine quilting easier and quicker and allows Pat to be more creative than ever.

What is a custom quilt?

Custom quilts are priced individually as each one is so unique. Custom designs can include individual block designs, stitch-in-the-ditch, outlining, cross hatching, freehand quilting designs, or use of templates. Many of these include marking, measuring and centering which is more time consuming but extremely enhancing to your quilt.

What kind of quilting machine does Pat Gammill use?

Pat loves her 12 foot long Gammill Optimum Plus so much that she named her “Glorious Gloria Gammill” and together they create quilting magic on your unfinished quilt tops! This hand guided quilting machine makes quilting easier and quicker and allows Pat to be more creative than ever.

What is heirloom quilting?

Heirloom quilts are also priced individually and for those who want a quilt that will be handled carefully and passed down through the generations. These usually include tight stippling, small background grids, feathers, trapunto, and/or very dense free hand quilting designs.