There’s a tow truck company that specializes in rescuing disabled heavy-duty vehicles. The vehicles are nicknamed Cost-A-Lotta One and Cost-A-Lotta Two. The obvious meaning behind their names is that it cost a lot of money to rent one.
The phrase “Cost-A-Lota” reminds me of a sign I saw recently on Pinterest. The sign directs its attention to the reason why home-made quilts cost so much.
There is a section on my customer’s invoice that helps them calculate the approximate cost of creating their project. Its meant only as an example and not as an appraisal. Here’s how it looks:
These numbers were calculated for an imaginary quilt measuring 70″ x 70″ = 4,900 square inches
This is only one example and only one opinion. There are many trains of thought in this area. All one has to do is query the topic on the internet and numerous articles will appear.
In essence, what I’m trying to say is don’t sell yourself short! Your time and your talents are worth far more than the readily available, mass produced quilts on the market. Next time someone asks you why home-made quilts cost so much tell them, “because they are worth it!”
Food for thought!