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Quilt FYI - Questions/Answers

Quilting Rubies specializes in computer guided as well as free motion quilting. I have an efficient turn around time. My style is broad and I have a good eye for details/design. You will find that excellent communication is one of my favorite pastimes!

Here's some helpful tips and answers to frequent questions. 

Preparing Your Quilt Top and Backing

- Make sure you have squared your quilt top and backing.

- Your backing should be 3" larger than your quilt top on all sides. For example, if your quilt top

is 50" x 70" your backing should be at least 56" x 76".

- Iron the quilt top and bottom so that all seams are laying flat.

- There is no need to pin or baste your quilt top to the back or batting. 

- If your quilt top or backing has a top or bottom, please mark this.

- Remove loose threads - these can often show through the finished quilt.

- Fullness, puckers, and uneven borders will not magically disappear during the longarm quilting process. I will do my best to work with these potential issues, but may not be able to alleviate them. Additional charges may incur.

And finally...

- I can accept a quilt that is up to 120" in width. A king-sized quilt is usually between 100-120".

- Current turnaround time is no more than THREE WEEKS.

- Pricing varies depending on the quilting style you chose - see my PRICING page.

- My studio is smoke free.

- My studio is located in central Maine in the quaint town of FARMINGTON. We can meet in person, contact free drop off/pick up, or mail in.

- Mail your quilt top and backing by sending it through your favorite mail carrier. USPS Priority comes with $50 insurance. We can discuss how you would prefer for me to return your finished quilt.

- No deposit is necessary - payment in full is required upon completion.

- I accept payments via Venmo, Cash App, cash/check.

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