Membership

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

Issue 130

FabShop News Magazine

These are a few articles from the most recent issue of the FabShop News Magazine. 2019 Independent Business Survey Results Increase Your Average Sale 6 Product Demos That Sell! Use Product Videos to Educate Your Employees Should You Sell Sewing Machines? Preventing Retail Fraud FabShop News Magazine is designed and written just for you….the fabric

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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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

BizNotes

August 2019 JAFTEX Facebook Live Shop Tour Challenge

Last year Scott Fortunoff, brought you the Jaftex Facebook Live Video Shop Tour Challenge for shop owners to take us on a tour of their amazing and unique shops. The challenge is back, this time with updated instructions and rules. Below you will find Scott’s Facebook Live Shop Tour Challenge Details. Good luck and have

Events

Block of Rooms: Houston Quilt Market & Festival

October 22 – November 3 Club Quarters Hotel 720 Fannin Street Houston, TX 77002 (713) 224-6400 Make sure to take advantage of this FabShop Member rate! October 22-28, 2019 (Market) Cut-Off Date: Sunday, September 22, 2019 Standard: Queen bed or (2) Single beds – $139 + tax(approx. 20 rooms in the building have 2 single

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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 July 15, finishing the week of August 19, 2019. 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

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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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

Advertisers

FabShop News Advertisers – Issue 130

  Current Advertisers June 2019 Edition – Issue 130 Interested in advertising in FabShop News Magazine? Benartex Blank Quilting Corp Brewer Checker Distributors Elizabeth’s Studio E.E.Schenck/Maywood Studio Free Spirit Gammill In The Beginning Fabrics Loralie Designs Michael Miller Fabrics Northcott QT Fabrics Timless Treasures Fabrics, Inc. Therm O Web Windham Fabrics Euro-notions HoopSisters It’s Sew

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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