As a direct result of the coronavirus pandemic, and after the most serious consideration, ongoing discussions with the convention center in Pittsburgh and the receipt of concerned emails and phone calls from some exhibitors and attendees—Quilts, Inc. has decided to CANCEL the upcoming spring edition of International Quilt Market in Pittsburgh.
We are thrilled to announce that The World of Susybee has been purchased by Clothworks, based in Seattle, WA, owned and operated by Ted and Candice Hoffman. We will continue to do business as World of Susybee www.worldofsusybee.com, a brand of Clothworks, but will now be able to expand our market through their broader sales force, social media platforms, and advanced technology.
Kona® announces 2020 Color of the Year: Enchanted, a spellbinding green!
USPS, FedEx, and UPS Are Increasing Their Rates for 2020. USPS proposed new postage rates for 2020. Once approved the new rates will take effect January 26, 2020.
The EverSewn Sparrow 30S is a versatile machine, ideal for beginner and intermediate sewers, making it the perfect gift! The inspiration for the seafoam color came from our social media followers that overwhelming chose it over any other. The fresh color has a good vibe in any sewing setting, and sewists agree, it suits their personality.
Let’s add a little joy to your day with this heartwarming story out of South Carolina. It was brought to us by Brian at Lewis & Irene. This is an organization that is dedicated to giving people with disabilities a chance to work! From this story and the photos below, you can really tell that they have become a family in their efforts to change the lives of others. Truly this story will get your day off to a better start!
This survey’s findings shed light on these challenges and policy issues. In their comments, business owners also offer insight and guidance to elected officials looking to build a more equitable, entrepreneurial, competitive, and dynamic economy.
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…
Karen Eckmeier of The Quilted Lizard recently shared with us that her quilt Turning Over a New Leaf was selected as the signature quilt at the upcoming Spring Quilt Market! Eckmeier, a designer, teacher, author, and longtime advertiser in FabShop News Magazine, started making art quilts in 1996. Her quiltmaking led to show entries and quickly…
New this year…all online, real-time Quilt Market enrollment! Beginning with the 2019 spring Quilt Market in Kansas City, we’ve moved to a new real-time online enrollment system with Cvent! This means a simplified process, and no more waiting for confirmation on classes and events! A few changes to note: We will not longer mail out…