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“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.

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FabShop News Issue 121

FabShop News Magazine

These are six of the articles in the most recent issue of the FabShop News Magazine. Quilting in America™ 2017 Stats When Is a Yard Not a Yard? Alternative Financing How Much Is a Customer Worth? Data Danger: Safeguard Your Customer Data Mastering the Meme: Creating Fun Images That Get Shared FabShop News Magazine is

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


Fil‑Tec’s Online Store Rebrands

Fil‑Tec’s Online Store Rebrands To hab+dash by Fil‑Tec A Name Change Showcases Growth for an American Manufacturer Hagerstown, Maryland – Fil‑Tec™, Inc., a filament technologies manufacturer in the U.S.A., has renamed its online sewing store, Bobbin Central, to Hab+Dash™ by Fil‑Tec™. The division started over 15 years ago, after the company invented the magnetic core bobbin. “Since the


Market Kickoff Dinner Party

When: Wednesday, May 16, 2018 Time: 6:00pm Where: Double Tree by Hilton – Portland Cascade BallroomDoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Portland 1000 NE Multnomah Street Portland, Oregon, 97232 (503) 281-6111   FabShop Dinner Sponsors: Coming Soon…

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

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

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


FabShop News Magazine Issue 121

FabShop News Advertisers – Issue 121

  Current Advertisers December 2017 Edition – Issue 121 Interested in advertising in FabShop News Magazine? Benartex Brewer Quilting Checker Distributors Clothworks Elizabeth’s Studio Henry Glass Hoffman In The Beginning Loralie Designs Maywood Studios Michael Miller Midwest Textiles & Supplies Moda Fabrics Northcott Quilt Mania QT Fabrics Sewing Dealers Trade Association The Fabric Shop Network

Back Issues

FabShop News Back Issues

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