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Happy Statler Owner, Quilt Revolution, Gig Harbor, WA

Andrew,

As I review my many blessings over this past year, I count the support and unending assistance from you as among the best. When my previous longarm was on the brink of extinction, I got your name from a local Gammill user. I called in desperation, as I own a quilt shop and was already doing longarming for customers. You immediately answered all my questions about why I should own a Gammill and set me up with people to help with financing.

Within the week, you delivered and set up the machine and stayed on to give me lessons on how to use it. Thanks to you, I was up and running on my new machine after one day! For the next few weeks, I called on numerous occasions with questions and requests for help. You always had the answers and never hesitated to take time to help me work them through. I don’t know how I could have made it without your support.

Then, to top it off, you offered free training at your facility for my assistant and me to further support the product that I have come to love. The training I received from both you and Susan helped me become more confident with the many incredible things that the Gammill can do. I am now doing custom work in addition to the edge to edge that is the bulk of my business.

I have just completed the 176th quilt on my new Gammill! I now have 176 satisfied customers and am about a month out on new orders. I would not have been so successful if you had not been there to support me all the way.

Thanks ever so much, and I look forward to a long relationship with you and your company. By the way, we have named our Gammill. Her name is Wonder. Can you guess why???

Sincerely,

Nancy Davis-Altman

Quilt Revolution

Join us at Northwest Quilting Expo and Creative Arts Festival in Portland, Oregon, September 24-25-26, 2016

We’ll be showing the newest Gammill and Statler by Gammill machines, come to this show and see what’s new!  CLICK HERE to go to the website for the show.  The following information is copied from their website:

Here’s everything you’ll need to know to plan your visit to September’s Northwest Quilting Expo. For any questions not answered here, please email us.

Portland Expo Center

2060 N. Marine Dr. Portland, OR 97217
503.736.5200

Show Hours

9 am–5:30 pm, Thursday, September 24 and Friday, September 25, 2015
9 am–5 pm Saturday, September 26, 2015

General Admission

$10 per day, $27 per 3-day pass (Click here to purchase your admission tickets before the show.)
Package and coat check are available all three days

Cancellation Policy

Tickets to Northwest Quilting Expo are sold on the same basis as those for cultural performances, sporting events and other one-time events. Mark your calendar carefully since all admission and class tickets are non-refundable. Please send someone in your place if you are unable to attend.

Parking

There is plenty of parking at The Expo Center, with a fee of $8 per space to park. This is charged at all events by Portland Expo Center and is collected at parking entrances. Three or more people per vehicle get a carpool rate of $7, so bring a couple of friends and save. To save the parking fee check out the Max Transit Yellow Line.

Volunteers

The success of any large event relies on the good will of volunteers. Our greatest need for volunteers will be during show hours. Volunteers are needed all days from 8:30–5 pm. For each 4–6 hours worked, volunteers receive one free admission and one lecture. Call Judy Hill at 503.648.2349 for more information about volunteering. (Ages 18+.

Hotel Information

A block of rooms is reserved for Northwest Quilting Expo at:
Best Western Inn at the Meadows
1215 North Hayden Meadows Drive
Portland, OR 97217
503.286.9600
503.286.8020 fax
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Room with one king or two queen beds: $88. Room rate includes include a buffet breakfast, free parking at the hotel and a free shuttle service to and from the Expo Center.

To get the discounted rate at Best Western at the Meadows, you have two options:

  • Call the hotel directly and mention the NW Quilting Expo rate
  • Email Guest Services with all your info/stay dates and mention the NW Quilting Expo rate

Financing Options for your new Gammill or Statler Stitcher Quilting System

Approximately half of the Gammill or Statler Quilting Systems that we deliver are financed in whole or in part.  There can be a lot of reasons to finance a major purchase like this, even if you have the cash to buy it outright, it may make sense to keep your money invested or available for other purposes.

Here are some of the top ways that our customers have financed their new Quilting Machines:

  1. Take out a loan from your 401k retirement plan.  This way you are paying the interest to yourself instead of a bank.  “These transactions can be the simplest, most convenient and lowest-cost source of cash available.”  Generally you can get a 5 year term and you can borrow up to 50% of your account’s value.  Read an excellent article from investopedia.com here (external link opens in new window).
  2. Dealer Assisted Financing.  We have developed relationships with several lenders who LOVE these loans!  Quilters are a pretty great bunch of customers to work with every day, and they know it!  When you apply thru my online application I will send the information to my lenders and they will contact you directly with any additional questions, then they will make you an offer.  Choose anyone you like, because each and every one of these lenders is very reputable and easy to do business with.         Click-Here Red with mouse to apply now!
  3. Taking out the money from their house through using a HELOC (Home Equity Line of Credit).  If you already have one of these set up, in most cases you can just write a check and the equity from your house buys the machine.  Pros: Easy if you already have one, quick (often one day). Cons: It might take longer to pay off the machine because the price just gets added to your mortgage, so your total interest paid might be high.
  4. If you own an automobile free-and-clear, a creative financing approach is to call the bank and in most cases, just with the VIN off the car, the bank can write a secured loan on your car and give you the check.  Pros: really easy, quick (often same day).  Cons: You might have to increase what you pay in car insurance to meet the bank’s requirements. Also, your car may not have enough value to provide the entire funding for your quilting machine and so you may need another loan beside.
  5. A new financing partner of ours is ACG Equipment Finance.  It pays to shop for financing, and you should give them a chance to make you an offer by clicking this link here.  (external link opens in new window).

Please, if you have another financing idea, email it to me at andrew@andrewsgammillnorthwest.com and if I like it, I will add it to this list and send you a little gift besides!  (must include full mailing address to receive gift).

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