Quilt Preparation

It is important that you prepare your quilt properly before sending it to me.

bulletClip the quilt top and backing of loose threads, front and back. These can cause problems with uneven stitching and snags. On lighter fabrics, loose threads on the back side of the top will show though.
bulletUse 1/2 inch seam for seamed backing
bulletPress the quilt top and backing with seams pressed open or to one side so that seams lay as flat as possible
bulletDo not baste your quilt! Do not even pin baste your quilt! All layers must be separate.
bulletBacking should be at least 4" larger than the top on all sides
bulletBatting should be 4" larger on all sides, and it should be square with straight edges
bulletMake sure no selvages are left on the seams or edges

Identify the head of the quilt top and back with a safety pin, if the quilt is directional


I'll do my best to blend tucks, puckers and stretched areas

Thread:  I furnish the thread and will choose a color to compliment your quilt, or you may state your preference.

Batting Suggestions:

Warm and Natural

Warm and White

Quilter's Dream Select Poly

Quilter's Dream Select Cotton

Hobbs Heirloom Cotton Batting

Quilts are done in the order they are received.

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