by asterixsew Moderator 24 Apr 2017

Help please. I have just been handed 4 bath towels and 6 flannels to embroider with names for a friends grandchildren. I am always clueless as to how to charge for such items. So please how much does one charge for a job like this where you live? Thanks fellow Cuties

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by noah 24 Apr 2017

Charge 5 bucks for just a name here in Canada but if u add lace or design then up it to 10 bucks ***Works well for me hugs carolyn

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by babash 24 Apr 2017

If you charge $5 for each item it would bring you $50.
That would cover the time to do names in computer and all supplies.
Remember to be affordable but not losing on the deal at the same time.

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by graceandham 24 Apr 2017

Five years ago the shop where I shop was still taking in embroidery jobs. At that time, she charged $10 for any name up to 8 letters or for 3 initials. Above the 8 letters, was maybe something like 50 cents (1/2 dollar) per letter. I of course, would take less because there are multiple pieces and there might be some good repeat business from this grandmother. Remember, it takes you just as long to stitch for a friend as for a stranger!

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asterixsew by asterixsew 24 Apr 2017

Thanks for your reply. I will work out your costs to mine. I have sewn for this friend a number of times

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