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Thread: How Long Do You Wait to Get on Your Long-Armer's Schedule?

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    Super Member ghostrider's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by Janie67 View Post
    My last 3 I waited a year and a half! They were all queen/king size , custom quilted and total cost a little over $300.00 and well worth the wait. I wish I could figure out how to upload photos from my IPad so I could show you his work. I continue to try ang figure out how but am electronically inept:-(
    No one who charges only $300 for custom quilting three queen/king quilts is worth an 18 month wait, imho. For a wait that long, it'd have to be either Joe the Quilter or Michael James for me to put up with it (and their rates would be sky high). Glad you're happy with both the quality and the time.
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    Super Member nstitches4u's Avatar
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    Apr 2011
    Independence, MO
    4 weeks sounds good to me. Most LAQers here have waiting lists of about 6 mos. to a yr.

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    Aug 2011
    Charleston SC
    I get mine back in about 4 weeks....She is very busy but very committed to getting the job done in a timely manner.

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    Super Member Neesie's Avatar
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    Mar 2012
    Texas, USA
    Quote Originally Posted by athenascooter View Post
    I have two quilts at my LQS since the middle of February. talked to her a two months agoand was told it will be done shortly. Talked again to her 2 weeks ago should be done last week. Saw her last week should have this week, still no quilts. I found another LQS that a friend went to and was told 4 weeks. She brought it there on Monday and had the quilt back on Friday. Will have to try this one when I finish my 2 quilts I am working on now.
    Sounds as if she's constantly bumping your quilts, for others!

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    Jul 2010
    We have a LAQ up here in the Thumb of Michigan whose turnaround time is usually a day-hardly time to make it back home. LOVE HER!!!

  6. #56
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    Feb 2010
    My normal turn around is 4 to 6 weeks. I do not have a computerized machine. If I don't move the machine it doesn't move. I know the computerized machines can do the work faster but they can't do the personailzed quilting so decide what type of quilting you want before you start contacting longarmers.

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    Super Member carolaug's Avatar
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    1-2 months here..that is another resaon I decided to do my own. I was so worried not to have my Christmas gifts done the first couple times I did it. I bought the Janome 7700, totally worth it....someday I would love to buy a long arm just no room.

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