LongArm Quilting

This multi-coloured 97″ x 97″ square (patch) work of art was brought to us by a client. She provided the top, backing and wadding. I was asked to provide a bright coloured fabric for the binding. The fabric I chose was Fusions Saffron by Robert Kaufman. It was quilted with Heart in Heart pattern on the HQ Avante LongArm machine. Aurifil thread forty/3wt 2600 Dove was used for the quilt pattern.  For stitching of the binding Aurifil 40wt 1135 in Pale Yellow was used.
A new needle is used for every quilt and for this quilt I used 1 Groz-Beckert 10Nm 100/16 needle
The total time taken on this was 86 hours 14 minutes.
In total there were 279,782 stitches at 15 stitches per inch for the Heart in Heart pattern, which used approximately 2200 meters of thread.
The client was over the moon with her quilt and has commissioned me to do a second one.
Thank you so much Professor for allowing me to work with your beautiful quilt.

 

 

 

Longarm quilting.

Longarm Quilting at Alan Teather Quilting is done on a HQ Avante machine with a large 12-foot long Studio Frame affectionately called “The Beast”. We pride ourselves on friendly and helpful customer service with attention to detail./ Thus you can be assured of a first-class service with Alan Teather Quilting.

More information.

For more detailed information we would be pleased if you could go to our longarm quilting page.

Cot (upto 40″ x 40″) – £53.20
Small (up to 50″ x 60″) – £97.50
Lap (upto 60″ x 70″) – £125.00
Large Lap (up to 65″ x 80″) – £142.00
Single (up to 70″ x 90″) – £155.00
Large Single (up to 80″ x 95″) – £185.00
Double (up to 90″ x 100″) – £210.00
King Size (up to 95″ x 105″) – £224.00
Large King Size (up to 106″ x 110)” – £246.00

(all above prices approximate)

ADDITIONAL LONGARM QUILTING SERVICES

Binding – Machine Stitched on Top left for you to finish – £1.00 per linear foot plus the cost of fabric.
Machine stitched Top – Handstitched reverse – £2.20 per linear foot plus the cost of fabric.
Custom Binding such as flange/piped – £3.50 per linear foot plus the cost of fabric.
Squaring Top – £5.00
Repairs to Quilt Top – £5.00
Basting – £1.00 per linear ft, a minimum charge of £35.00
Custom Quilting – POA.

It is always better to have a cup of tea and a chat whether in person or over the phone. Thus we can discuss your requirements for longarm quilting furthermore.

Silver dealers.

As silver dealers, Aurfil has said we are sole stockists in the UK and Europe of their Forty3. Aurifil’s Forty3 threads were introduced in 2017. It is a 40wt, 3ply thread made specifically to handle the rigor of today’s high-speed, high-tech Longarm machines.

The versatility and lustrous colour of the original 40wt is still there with the added benefit of extra strength. It is currently available in 68 colours and all in our shop.

Uses.

As a rule, this thread is perfect for longarm quilting but is also a star for garment sewing, bag-making, and domestic machine sewing. Forty3 cotton threads are also used for Machine Embroidery, Quilting, Thread Painting, Decorative Stitching, Satin Stitching, Decorative Appliqué, Garment Sewing

Needle suggestions from Aurifil.

• 90/14 or 100/16 Topstitching Needle (50wt or 40wt in the bobbin)
• 4.0 or 4.5 Longarm Needle (50wt or 40wt in the bobbin)

68 Colours,  all available in our shop.
3280 yards – 3000 mt

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