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Thread: Selling

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    dawsondelights
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    Does any one sell they're quilts once they are done,or when you have to many?

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    I don't. I give mine away. People are a lot more critical when they buy things than they are if you give them something.

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    sometimes I give them away for a raffle.. then I take the amount as a tax dedution. ( would that be considered 'selling'?) But, mostly, if I give them away it's because I wan tot give that person a gift.

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    I sell a few every now and then-mostly they end up being family gifts.

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    I have never sold any, but have given loads away as gifts. I have three more ready at the moment and all have recipients.

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    I've sold a few, but mainly give as gifts.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dawsondelights
    Does any one sell they're quilts once they are done,or when you have to many?
    Usually I sell ones made upon request. I did sell one at a shop last week. I have given many more away.

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    I'm seriously thinking of selling some of mine. i've made many tops and am trying to finish them into quilts. so i will have too many when done.

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    I have given quilts to every friend and family member who would ever want one (or more!) and continue to do so but I also make things to sell. Quilting is becoming my living as well as my hobby. Lucky me! :-D

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    I mostly give mine away.

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    I have given all of mine for gifts.

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    I have sold them for years, not so much anymore.

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    I give all mine away. Most people don't want to pay you what they are worth. The answer I usually get when I tell someone what it would cost to make them a quilt is, "I can get one at WalMart for $39, how come your charge so much?"

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    NO way....sold some wall hangings, decor type things, but NEVER a whole big quilt..who would pay the money it was worth??

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    No I haven't and wouldn't want to. It would make my passion seem too much like a job :)

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    I do custom order quilts as home business. I give many as gifts as well. I have had many people ask why I charge so much. I found a breakdown of cost at different hourly rates... I think it was on this site... and now my clients understand a little better.

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    I am selling a bunch to pay for restoration of my old family farmhouse.

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    Have sold a couple, but mostly mine are for gifts or donations~

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    No I haven't and wouldn't want to. It would make my passion seem too much like a job
    Exactly -- I don't want to have to feel like making quilts is work!

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