Long-Arm Machine Rental Agreement Special Occasion Quilts LLC
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Special Occasion Quilts LLC is making available an APQS Millenium long-arm machine in
good working order for rent to the Renter listed below at the following rates1 (circled) and terms:
Beginner - $20/hour Experienced2 - $15/hour
Rental time begins when Renter starts or when Renter’s reservation time is (whichever is
earlier) and finishes when quilt is taken off the machine, measured to the nearest ¼ hour.
The minimum rental period is 2 hours.
A deposit is required for the minimum rental period in advance. Deposit will be refunded for
cancellations made 48 hours in advance of rental period or for emergencies.
Renter will purchase a set of zipper leads and will use them on each quilt.
Renter will operate the machine and studio equipment in a safe and respectful manner:
o Tie back long hair and don’t wear scarves, dangling necklaces or very loose clothing
o Keep the studio area free from smoking, food and drinks (except water)
o Keep tools and pins off the table and quilt
o Use blunt scissors when quilting
o Always close rotary cutters before laying them down
o Clean up and put away all tools and books, etc.
Renter operates the machine and studio equipment at his/her own risk. Renter will not hold
Special Occasion Quilts LLC responsible for any injury caused to their person or children, or
damage caused to quilts
If Renter is a Beginner Renter, Renter agrees to the following:
o To request assistance to perform any of the following: oiling the machine, changing
thread, adjusting tension, removing thread jams, or replacing needles.
o To not make ANY adjustments to the machine on their own.
o To not attempt any technique which Renter has not covered in a class or training
session with Special Occasion Quilts LLC, such as using the base extender, rulers,
stencils, Hartley Fence, or pantographs.
Renter agrees to supervise and maintain control of any children (minimum age 8) that Renter
brings and put the play area back to original condition.
Renter agrees to pay for repair/replacement for any damage to the machine, equipment or
studio directly caused by Renter or Renter’s children.
Renter agrees to pay the full amount due on the day of rental either by cash or check, made
out to Special Occasion Quilts LLC. $30 fee for returned checks.
Renter: _______________________________ Special Occasion Quilts LLC
Signed: _______________________________ Signed: ____________________________
Date: _________________________________ Date: ____________________ member
Phone: ________________________________ 301-860-1376
email: ________________________________ email: email@example.com
Address: ______________________________ 13011 6th St, Bowie MD 20720
Rental Rates are as of 1/1/07 and are subject to change without notice
Experienced level requires >20 hours of rental time & renter can operate the long-arm without assistance
including change needle, thread & bobbin; adjust tension; load quilt; and wind bobbin