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How Much to Charge for Long-Arm Lessons

Old 02-09-2012, 05:54 PM
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I have a friend that wants me to teach her how to use her new long-arm machine. I have no idea what to charge. Has anyone ever had the occasion to teach? If so, how much did you charge?
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Old 02-09-2012, 06:04 PM
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sorry no experience in this area. The one lady I taught uses my machine and pays me what she feels is fair to the both of us when she does her quilts on it (my machine).
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Old 02-09-2012, 07:37 PM
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I really do not know what I would charge, however if she was a friend probably nothing.
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Old 02-09-2012, 07:43 PM
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At mimimum charge what you would have made per hour , if you were working on a for $$ quilt.
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Old 02-09-2012, 10:05 PM
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My LQS Charges 60 for their longarm lesson. Its a whole day, and then they charge you to rent it to do your quilts by the hour
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Our local LQS charges $15 for one hour.
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Old 02-10-2012, 12:25 AM
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Originally Posted by donnalynett View Post
Our local LQS charges $15 for one hour.
Never heard of that over here. I'd certainly be interested (and in lessons beforehand obviously).

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Old 02-10-2012, 04:10 AM
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Well...since it's her new long arm and she will be using her own fabric, thread etc. And since she is a friend...I wouldn't charge her anything. Of course...that's just me. Once she was sure she could proceed on her own and if she offered me money for teaching her then I would accept it.
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Old 02-10-2012, 04:34 AM
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I feel your time and expertise is valuable. I think $15 an hr is reasonable and maybe consider $50 for a 4 hr session. One on one/hands on training will be such a blessing to your dear friends confidence in using her new machine!
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Old 02-10-2012, 06:11 AM
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Thanks to all posters. I've got a pretty good idea what I'm going to do now!
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