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Please note that, in response to the COVID-19 emergency, in support of the community's need for social distancing. Maryanne will not be personally available at Beginnings Quilt Shop, to take in new longarm work, for the time being.
She can be contacted on 843.801.3411 at any time to discuss work, and will continue working on quilts currently in the queue, at her studio in South Carolina, during this period. She will make suitable arrangements for delivery and collection of quilts, directly with customers, as and when necessary.

Tips for Preparing Your Quilt Top for Long Arm Quilting

  • Trim the loose threads on the back of the quilt. This is very important if you have a light background with dark piecing. The threads will show through after stitched.
  • Press the quilt top if you have NOT pressed as you pieced. Press bulky seams open.
  • Press the quilt back, seam to one side. The quilt back should be 8 inches longer and wider than the quilt top. Example, quilt top is 80x90; the back should be AT LEAST 88x98.
  • Do NOT baste or attempt to sandwich the quilt top, batting, and backing.
  • Batting should also be at least 8 inches longer and wider than the quilt top.

Long Arm Quilting Pricing


Edge to Edge Quilting (same pattern repeated) .0225 Per Square Inch (PSI)
Edge to Edge Dense (more elaborate patterns) .025-.03 PSI
Custom Quilting - this is special to the quilt and because each quilt is unique, is different for every quilt.  Maryanne will discuss with you and give you options, and then she will quote for each option so you can choose the best combination of coat and quilting for your needs.

Basting for hand quilting 0.15 PSI
Piecing quilt back $20 per seam
Binding .15 per linear inch
Embroidered label $10 and up
Rush fee $75
Minimum Fee Edge to Edge $50
Minimum Fee Custom $100
Pattern purchase $7.50

There is no charge for thread or trimming.  Suitable batting and backing fabric is available for all quilts from Beginnings Quilt Shop.  Maryanne will help you pick the right fabric or batting.   You can drop off or pickup quilts any day during regular shop hours.  Shop staff will be happy to assist you.  Maryannne will be at the shop Mondays 10:30 am to 3:00 pm.  Please call 843-801-3411 to arrange an appointment.

Ready to Bring in Your Finished Quilt Top?

Stop by Beginnings Quilt Shop today to begin the long-arm quilting process.

Beginnings Quilt Shop

1038C Greenville Hwy
Hendersonville, NC 28792

828-693-6622

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