The Fabric Shop Network, Inc.

FabShop Network Membership

“The $100.00 annual membership is the BEST money spent the return is AMAZING!!! and unmeasurable!” Janet, former owner of Simple Threads Quilt Shop. Whether you’re a new shopowner starting out or a seasoned veteran, the programs and benefits will help your business grow, boost sales, and improve your bottom line.

Current Issue

FabShop News Magazine

These are three of the articles in the most recent issue of the FabShop News Magazine. Insuring Your Business Being a Must Visit Shop A Look Up North: 5 Shops Around Toronto FabShop News Magazine is designed and written just for you….the fabric and quilt shop retailer. Its quick and easy to read format provides

Online Marketing

The FabShopHops’ have brought us the most customer referrals in the two years since we started participating! The online exposure is well worth the cost! The gift certificates we give that congratulate the winners are an excellent opportunity to welcome them to our shop and invite them to like us on Facebook and join our



Become a Savvy Buyer II

Don’t miss Karen Montgomery’s advice on: Defining your store identity and buying style; Pricing strategies to match your market; Better pattern buying; Savvy shipping options; Buying and selling seasonal goods; Working with your sales reps; Motivating employees to boost sales; Creating an inspiring shopping experience; Plus more! Unlock the secrets to better buying with insights


FreeSpirit Acquisition

Scott Fortunoff was on vacation with his wife and kids when the news broke that FreeSpirit was closing its doors. The Fortunoff family owns Jaftex, an 88-year-old family-run business in its fourth generation. The company has made a practice of buying struggling companies in the sewing and quilting industry and had been looking to buy


Market Kickoff Dinner Party

When: Wednesday, May 16, 2018 Time: 6:00pm Where: Double Tree by Hilton – Portland Cascade Ballroom 1000 NE Multnomah Street Portland, Oregon, 97232 (503) 281-6111     Premier Dinner Sponsors:


On-Demand Webinars

Open-to-Buy Basics by Laurie Harsh

016 Open-to-Buy Basics – Trailer from The Fabric Shop Network, Inc. on Vimeo. Series Two View All On-Demand Webinars >    What Happens When You Don’t Use an Open-to-Buy Plan?   Poor cash flow and profitability problems Supplier problems when bills aren’t paid on time Declining sales when the shop is too full of old merchandise High markdowns due to

Event Toolkits

Event Toolkit – Derby Days

May 4-5, 2018 Host Derby Days! “If you ever wondered if these are worth the investment, they are. It’s not just graphics. There are event ideas, email templates, talking points, and a schedule to keep me on track. This kit is a silent personal assistant. My favorite part is that of all the suggestions for


Serengeti Mystery – BOM

Who doesn’t love a good mystery? Serengeti Mystery is a skill-building program for beginning quilters, starting simple and advancing as you go. Illustrated step-by-step instructions for (9) 12” blocks/borders/finishing Fat eighth friendly program Quilt top uses approx. 13 yards of fabric (excluding binding/backing) Includes marketing materials for in-store and online Printable grayscale masters Kitting instructions


2018 Media Kit

Print & Digital Opportunities

2018 – Download Reservation Form (442kb) 2018 – Download Entire Media Kit PDF Advertise in FabShop News! FabShop News is the premier trade publication for quilt and fabric retailers. Now in its twenty-first year of publication, it offers print and digital targeted advertising opportunities that reach over 2,500 independent quilt and fabric retailers. Reach your


FabShop News Advertisers – Issue 122

  Current Advertisers February 2018 Edition – Issue 122 Interested in advertising in FabShop News Magazine? Benartex Brewer Checker Distributors EE Schenck Hab+Dash by Fil-Tec, Inc. In The Beginning Fabrics Jaftex Corporation Michael Miller Fabrics Midwest Textiles & Supplies Northcott QT Fabrics Quiltmania Timeless Treasures Fabrics, Inc. Windham Fabrics   Elizabeth’s Studio Euro-notions HoopSisters Kimberbell

Back Issues

FabShop News Back Issues

Complete Your Set Today! Order back issues while supply lasts. By Year Group – $50 including S&H. Indidvidual back issues are available for $7 each, Issue #38 and older; $10 each beginning with issue #39. WA residents add 8.4% sales tax. Ordering is easy, simply call us at (360) 892-6500. Use Visa or MasterCard. Click Here to Order

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