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.


Issue 119

FabShop News Magazine

These are six of the articles in the most recent issue of the FabShop News Magazine. 10 Tips for Running a Successful BOM Program Block-of-the-Month Consumer Survey Results Happy Holidays All Year Long Use Trade Credit to Improve Your Cash Flow and Grow Your Business Do’s and Don’ts Terminating Employees Understanding Credit Card Processing FabShop

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


Inspiration by Phyllis: Finding Your Passion

Finding Your Passion by Phillis Meiring There is much talk about finding a way to monetize what you love doing. It’s not a new concept but it is reappearing with new rhetoric. It is one of those phrases that has always caught my attention. In the past I would ponder it, consider how it might


Market Kickoff Dinner Party

  We have a wonderful night planned! Mark your calendars and plan to attend our pre-Market dinner! Mingle with friends and colleagues, and participate in a fantastic panel discussion on How to Excel in Today’s Marketplace. Evening highlights: Panel discussion. Share your thoughts and views in a session. An open-mic idea swap to share your successes. Networking,

On-Demand Webinars

016 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 – Local Quilt Shop Day

January 27, 2018  |  January 26, 2019 Host Local Quilt Shop Day! “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


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



Advertising Opportunities

Advertise in FabShop News! FabShop News is the premier trade publication for quilt and fabric retailers. Now in its nineteenth year of publication, it offers targeted advertising opportunities that reach over 2,500 independent quilt and fabric retailers.Reach your prime customers including many new retailers with our full-color ad program all year long. The Market issues

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