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.

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

Current Issue

FabShop News Magazine

These are a few articles from the most recent issue of the FabShop News Magazine. Keep It Simple, Make the Sale The Effect of Increasing Inventory Turns Prevent Shoplifting In Your Shop How is your Customer Experience? Online Privacy Policies Meet Ann Lauer of Grizzly Gulch Gallery FabShop News Magazine is designed and written just



The Fine Print

by Brian Powers Order your autographed copy today! Brian Powers provides a wealth of information and recommendations that you can put to use immediately to get a handle on your business operations. An easy-to-reference guide to navigating the range of operational matters that go into running today’s independent retail shops. Take advantage of Brian’s easy-to-understand

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 non-producing merchandise Higher


Virtual Quilt Market Registration is Now Open

Quilts, Inc. has announced that registration for Virtual Quilt Market: Spring Forward is officially open! This new online event will take place June 2-4, and include live educational webinars, Schoolhouse Series sessions, exhibitor listings, and a product spotlight section.




Block of Rooms: Pittsburgh

-Cancelled- DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel & Suites Pittsburgh Downtown One Bigelow Square Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15219 (412) 281-5800 For reservations call: (800) 222-8733 Reference: Fabric Shop Network Group Rate Reserve Online: FabShop Shop Network Group Rate > Make sure to take advantage of this FabShop Member rate!(FabShop Pre-Market Kickoff Dinner is at this hotel.) May 12-17,

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Sew Days

Be part of the worldwide program to encourage sewing. 6 one-day classes, beginning the week of July 13, finishing the week of August 17, 2020. 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 to share the fun with


Veronica’s Village BOM

NEW! Veronica’s Village, a Legacy Sampler. Each block represents something special about the town of Kindersley, Saskatchewan, Canada. Home of Veronica, a 40+ year quilt shopowner. Take the tour down the streets of Kindersley, through the city park and green village, while enjoying the geese and beautiful scenery. A Traditional Pieced BOM Program (12) 12” featured blocks

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) 666-2392. Use Visa or MasterCard. Click Here to Order


FabShop News Issue 135

FabShop News Advertisers – Issue 135

  Current Advertisers April 2020 Edition – Issue 135 Interested in advertising in FabShop News Magazine? Michael Miller Fabrics Benartex Checker Distributors Clover Needlecraft C T Publishing Elizabeth’s Studio FIGO Fabrics Hab + Dash In The Beginning Jaftex Marcus Fabrics Maywood Studio Northcott Riley Blake Designs Therm O Web Windham Fabrics        

Media Kit

Print & Digital Opportunities

2020 – Download Reservation Form(442kb)   2020 – 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

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