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Thread: pattern for spicy swirl table topper

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    Super Member emt2004's Avatar
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    I just went online to callylillyquilt shop to purchase the pattern, the price for the table topper was 10.00, shipping was 9.95. The shipping cost is crazy. does anyone know of another site that offers this pattern ,with cheaper shipping? thank you for your help..........Michele

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    do you have the ruler? It can get even crazier.

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    whoa, you might call them and ask if that is an error

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    The shipping cost is what really makes me not want to order the pattern........Michele

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    i have in the past contacted on line shops personally when i wanted to purchase just a pattern but their shipping amounts are based on purchase price not weight. every time i have taken the time to make the call the shipping has been adjusted for me to be actual shipping cost (usually about $1)i have called them and said, this is just a pattern you should be able to just put it into a regular envelope...i would love to shop with your shop more but can not justify shipping costs so high for just a pattern.
    if you want the pattern it is worth the phone call to save $8-$9.

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    lots of shops are struggling right now. Maybe google and see if you can find a better deal. That's what I do.

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    Some online quilt shops are like eBay - they make plenty of money on the shipping charges. It's a great idea to contact them and get your shipping costs reduced to a fair amount.

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    That's why I was asking if anyone ordered a pattern from another site, at a better shipping cost.......Michele Thank you for all your help......

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    Seems like some of these online quilt shops are shooting themselves in the foot. If they keep it up, they'll be out of businesses in no time.

    They should go to MSQC and see how they do it!

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    Quote Originally Posted by emt2004
    The shipping cost is what really makes me not want to order the pattern........Michele
    Shipping cost prevents me from ordering many things. The price some charge for shipping has got to be the most profit making.
    I would like this pattern also, but shipping price, no way.

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