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Quilting Business

Quilting Business

Pricing Quilts

by Charlotte Colmon

Reader Question: I am struggling with figuring out how to price quilts and my quilting. Is there anything you can suggest to help me figure that out? Answer: It can be challenging when you are trying to figure out the best way for pricing quilts. Right on the blog we have a free quilting calculator […]

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Starting A Quilt Shop

by Charlotte Colmon

Reader Question:  I’ve stalled a little bit with starting my own quilting business…. It starts to get hard to think of all the things that need to be done, and it seems very overwhelming and intimidating not to mention expensive. I want to have a nice little “family” business to expand on my love of […]

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Quilting Business-Where to Start

by Charlotte Colmon

Reader Question: I have always loved quilting, and I am thinking about trying to earn money through quilting. When I go into quilt shops, they tell me there is no money in quilting, and that it is very expensive to get started. To be honest, I just don’t know where to start. Answer: Quilting is […]

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The Market for Quilting

by Charlotte Colmon

Reader Question: I have just purchased a quilting machine. I want to make money with it ,of course. Should I focus more on making quilts to sell or quilting for other people. I have sold quilts in the past but nothing serious. Answer: There are more people quilting than there are people buying quilts.  It […]

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Photographing Your Quilts

by Charlotte Colmon

Reader Question: What is the best way to display the quilt to take pictures for on a web site? Answer: I asked a friend of mine who is a photographer and he suggested the following points for photographing a quilt: 1) hang the quilt on a wall so that it is very flat 2) is […]

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Reader Question: How would you advertise for your quilting business when professional advertising is so expensive? Answer: I agree, traditional advertising in print media, radio, tv, etc can be very expensive. I believe the way of the future for both advertising and conducting business is online.  People don’t use the yellow pages anymore, they use […]

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Welcome to the Quilting Business Blog! This blog is a resource for anyone who is involved (or hopes to be) with quilting as a business. This includes quilt shop owners, anyone offering a quilting service, quilts for sale, long arm quilting services, quilting classes or any other types of quilting business. If you are brand […]

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