Following a few simple guidelines will help to insure the best possible results and guarantee your satisfaction. It will also help to eliminate additional charges due to additional prep work that needs to be done prior to quilting.
Your backing and batting should both be 4” longer and wider than the quilt top.
The top, backing and batting ( if supplied ) should all be shipped lose. Do not pin or attach them to each other in any way.
Clip all threads. Unclipped threads can show through light colored fabrics in the quilt top.
Make sure all your seams are secure. Take care to backstitch the seams at the outer edges of the quilt top.
Be sure the quilt top is as square as possible and pressed.
Backing should be pressed with seams open and flat.
Puckers, uneven piecing and wavy borders may add “character” to your top but they cannot be quilted out. They may be camouflaged a bit but there are no guarantees. I will work to ease them in as much as possible.
If it makes a difference with your quilt, mark the “top” by pinning a note at the top edge.