|Hoot a Day|
Anyhow there has been a frantic rush to finish all my projects that are going to people here in British Columbia. One of my friends here in town had the audacity to have twins and double my work (perhaps I should just be thankful it wasn't me hahaha). I also took on a commissioned baby quilt for a lady, it was a very simple project, yet it was very hard trying to figure out what my time was worth and how much does someone pay for a baby quilt? So here is a breakdown of what I did:
- Sewed boarder onto panel.
- Attached label to front via decorative stitch.
- Basted quilt (had to buy different batting $12).
- Quilted quilt (32' x 45' approx) with simple design (4-5 hours), had to buy thread ($3).
- Made and attached binding, hand sewing it down (3-4 hours).
All in all it really wasn't a big deal and it was good practice, and I would have done it for free if I had known her. Talking to some people (my mom of course) I came to the conclusion that if I short change myself now with my quilting I always will. So the price I completed this project for was.... $75.00. It was tough to ask for that much money but I felt confident in my workmanship. The exchange went off without a hitch and I'm pretty happy about the whole affair.