Quilt Preparation Quilt Top/Back Requirements ~~Do not hesitate to call me with any concerns or questions. 248-672-5328 ~~Backing and Batting MUST be 4-6 inches larger on all sides. ~~Quilt Top should be well pressed and threads trimmed. ~~Directional Tops and Backs should be marked. ~~Pieced Borders, or tops w/out Border should be stay-stitched 1/8" around top. ~~Avoid leaving selvedge edges, when piecing your back...use a larger seam and trim. ~~Do Not piece Minky ~~When shipping; make sure your top/back/batting are in a plastic bag, in the box. I treat each and every quilt as if it's my own. Every effort is taken to ensure there is no puckering. If there are major problems; such as wavy border, or bowing; I will take every effort to quilt it in. Thank you for choosing me to quilt your heirloom.