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Old 09-09-2021, 05:14 AM
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Dear folks,
I would like to get a list of folks who would like to hand quilt some antique quilt tops, have a friend who has quilt tops made by grandmother and would like to get them quilted..
Is there a list of folks who do this?
thanks
vicki
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Old 09-09-2021, 09:26 AM
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Boy i can only think of one and she is a youtube lady from England, The Last Homely House East of The Sea.
you might call quilt guilds or shops for help finding some hand quilters. Good luck.
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Old 09-09-2021, 02:14 PM
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Check with a local senior citizen center. One in my area has a group that does hand quilting.
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Old 09-09-2021, 05:22 PM
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If you have Amish in the area where you live you might want to check with them.
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Old 09-09-2021, 05:38 PM
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Hand quilting is so beautiful - must remember that it will cost quite a bit more than machine quilting, But - maybe the Amish would be more reasonable - and they do beautiful work. Good luck finding a hand quilter. I don’t know if anyone in my area or even further away that will hand quilt.

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Old 09-10-2021, 07:23 AM
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I am a hand quilter and have been for many years. I am also a member of Kalico Quilters and we meet every Wednesday. We quilt on the old wooden frames and sometimes there are up to 3 quits on frames at a time. We quilt from the edges in towards the center. It is great and we have a lot quilters. I hand quilted many quilts for a lady who lived in Lexington Kentucky. I love the campionship of all of the members.
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Old 09-10-2021, 07:44 AM
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I did a web search on "hand quilting services" & came up with this site. I have no idea their type of workmanship & pricing for hand quilting, but I am impressed with their site. They say they charge $1.50 per yard of thread used but I have no idea how many yards it takes to hand quilt a quilt. The quilting is done by Amish & Mennonite quilters. Their pictures of finished quilts are beautiful. They are in Minnesota. There are many others on the web but this was the first one I clicked on & liked.

http://www.rubyshandquiltingservice.com/
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Old 09-10-2021, 12:45 PM
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I do hand quilting, been doing it for over 40 years. I've hand quilted many antique quilts over the years, for others and myself. All the work is done by me personally.
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Old 09-15-2021, 05:21 AM
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I still hand quilt.
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Old 09-15-2021, 04:32 PM
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I hand quilt with a group of ladies that have been doing this for years. We are located in southern Virginia. You can pm me for more details.
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