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The Business of Longarm Quilting


Cindy Roth has been a professional longarm quilting for over 13 years. In that time she has seen machine quilting in general, and longarm quilting specifically, become a recognized and accepted alternative to hand quilting.  Many prestigious quilting awards have been awarded over the past several years to quilts that have been machine quilted. 

During this time of unequalled growth and acceptance of longarm quilting, many professional longarm quilters have had to deal with the issues of running a professional quilting business. 

From 2006 to 2009, Cindy Roth has been the business columnist for Unlimited Possibilities magazine. (Unlimited Possibilities is now Machine Quilting Unlimited) Below are two collections of articles she has written for Unlimited Possibilities and other professional quilting magazines.

Pricing Articles Collection

Your Customer Worksheet Collection

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Pricing for Your Longarm Quilting Business

Pricing Articles Collection
Many professional quilters struggle with the issue of how to price their quilting services to their customers. As a professional quilter you have a major investment in a machine, quilting tools, templates and supplies for your machine.  You have also spent your valuable time to practice, practice, practice and develop your quilting skills and style. Cindy advocates a professional approach to pricing, not "I'll charge what everyone else in the area is charging." The pricing articles in this booklet will help any professional quilter make educated choices in setting their prices, no matter what "everyone else in the area is charging?

Included in this booklet are the following articles:

How Much Are You REALLY Making?
How CAN I Earn More $$ From My Quilting?
How Many Quilts Can I Quilt
Pricing for Commission Quilts
Calculating the Cost of Thread

(originally published in Professional Quilter Newsletter)
Binding Quilts ~ More $$ for You!

If you are a new longarm quilter, a wannabe longarm quilter or a longarm quilter of many years experience, the information in this spiral bound booklet will help you quilt less and make more money.

Longarm Pricing Booklet   $15.00  

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Your Customer Worksheet
Next to your quilting machine and your thread collection, what is the most important piece of equipment in your studio? If you answered, Your Customer Worksheet, you are correct! These pieces of paper are very, very IMPORTANT to you business. 

In these articles you will be shown the important parts of a Customer Worksheet and why they are important. Many tips about running your business and the pricing of your quilting services are include in these articles.

As a bonus, the article, The Unhappy Customer - What to Do? is included in this collection. What DO you do if your customer is unhappy with your work? (and yes, this will happen!) Do you know that what you document about your customer's quilt on your Customer Worksheet is directly related to what you can, or will be able to do to make your unhappy customer happy?

If you have been in the quilting business for a while, you NEED this booklet.  If you are a new quilter, or thinking of starting a quilting business, you NEED this booklet!
 

Your Customer Worksheet   $15.00  

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SPECIAL OFFER!
Both the Pricing Articles and the Customer Worksheet Articles
$25.00

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Postage is included in price.

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