Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Keeping quilting affordable

I had a client come in the other day and as I was intaking her quilt, she mentioned that there was/is a new longarm quilter in our area that had lower prices than ours.

After the client left, Rhonda and I went over our listed prices and here's what we came up with.

When the BC government brought in the HST tax(combination of the federal tax and provincial tax), we decided to reduce the price on some of our pantographs. We decided that we would leave these pantos at a lower price to make it more affordable for our clients to complete their quilts.

Just to give you an idea on the discount prices, we offer a double(full) quilt to be quilted for $80(before tax). Once we break that cost down(to determine what a quilt will cost for quilting, you multiply the length by width than multiply that by what the longarmer charges per square inch); a double quilt works out to 11cents per square inch! That equals roughly $30 off our regular pricing. A queen quilt works out to 12.5 cents per square inch at only $100. That is a bargain! And these pantos are nice pantos; we currently have 16 in the 'discount drawer' and are adding a few more this fall.

Curious about meandering? That's 18cents per square inch.

With our regular pantographs, we also offer a 10% discount for seniors, new clients and members of (any) quilt guild.

Also, we offer no charge for trimming your quilt once it is quilted and as of July 15th, we are going back to our no thread charge(for regular quilting only. There is thread charges for custom quilting).

Rhonda and I pride ourselves on our work and the quality that goes into our quilting. We love making, and keeping!!, quilting affordable and helping you finish your quilts. And we just might be planning up a new discount starting this fall. Stay tuned.

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