Membership

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

FabShop News Magazine

These are four of the articles in the most recent issue of the FabShop News Magazine. Set the Stage: A Spring Ramble Around Metro Portland On Display: Achieving Longevity in a Short-Term Business Survey: Here’s What You Had to Say Sneak Peek: New Spring Fabric Collections FabShop News Magazine is designed and written just for

Online Marketing

fabshophop.com

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

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Learn

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

BizNotes

Google Announces Next Stage in HTTPS Warnings

Google announced October 2017 they are requiring websites to obtain an SSL certificate on HTTP websites or risk your website labeled as “Not Secure” or potentially listed as unsafe or deceptive. Those who updated their website with an SSL now have the green secure lock in the web address bar, reassuring users that the website

Events

Market Kickoff Dinner Party

    You’re Invited! We have a wonderful night planned! Enjoy a fun night of connecting with FabShop Friends, new and old, while revving up for busy days of classes and shopping ahead. This dinner promises to be relaxing, entertaining, and educational.   Evening highlights: • Guest Speakers • Panel Discussion. Share your thoughts and views in

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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

Sew Days

Be part of the worldwide program to encourage sewing. 6 one-day classes, beginning the week of June 11, excluding the week of July 2, finishing the week of July 23. You choose the day and time to offer the class in your store. Promote your store on the group social media sites. Encourage your customers

BOMs

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

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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

Advertisers

FabShop News Advertisers – Issue 123

  Current Advertisers April 2018 Edition – Issue 123 Interested in advertising in FabShop News Magazine? Benartex Blank Quilting Corp Brewer Checker Distributors Devonstone Square Fabric Editions FIGO Fabrics FreeSpirit Fabrics Hab+Dash by Fil-Tec, Inc. Henry Glass and Co. In The Beginning Fabrics Island Batik Maywood Studio Michael Miller Fabrics Midwest Textiles & Supplies Northcott

Back Issues

FabShop News Back Issues

Complete Your Set Today! Order back issues while supply lasts. By Year Group – $50 including S&H. Individual 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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