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 a few articles from the most recent issue of the FabShop News Magazine. Inventory Shrinkage Host a Sewing Derby The Dumbest Things I Did… Choosing Accounting Software Managing Your Personal and Business Accounts on Facebook FabShop News Magazine is designed and written just for you….the fabric and quilt shop retailer. Its quick and

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



your shop is On Display with everything you do

by Julie Milam & Kathy Thompson Take advantage of Julie & Kathy’s down-to-earth advice Make fabric buying more about planning and less about gambling. Improve your website to draw virtual customers into your shop. Manage inventory moves and markdowns for maximum profit. Cultivate new customers from outside of your community and become a ‘must visit’ shop. …and so much


2019 Shipping Rates

USPS, FedEx, and UPS Are Increasing Their Rates USPS proposed new postage rates for 2019. Once approved the new rates will begin Sunday, January 27, 2019. For more information about products and services, please visit the USPS website. Product Current Proposed Letters (1 oz.) 50 cents 55 cents Letters additional ounces 21 cents 15 cents Letters (metered 1


Quilt Market Kickoff Dinner Party

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:• An open-mic idea swap to share your successes.• Networking, networking, networking!• Gift bags, door prizes, plus


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

Local Quilt Shop Day

It’s Time To Register! Registration Includes: Logo: Print & Web Shop Listing on     Golden Bobbin Toolkit Includes: Event Planning Guide Marketing Materials   Shop Local Events:


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


2019 Media Kit

Print & Digital Opportunities

2019-2020 – Download Reservation Form (442kb) 2019 – 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 127

  Current Advertisers December 2018 Edition – Issue 127 Interested in advertising in FabShop News Magazine? Anthology Fabrics Benartex Checker Distributors E.E. Schenck Co. EverSewn FreeSpirit Fabrics Hab+Dash by Fil-Tec, Inc. In The Beginning Fabrics Ink & Arrow Fabrics Michael Miller Fabrics Michael Miller Fabrics Michael Miller Fabrics Northcott Quiltmania C&T Publishing Clothworks Elizabeth’s Studio

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

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