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Podcast: Attention all creative souls and small business owners!

Listen as Darrin Stern and Heidi Kaisand delve into Heidi’s background, discussing her early quilting [...]

Delightful Dreams by Josie

The quilting industry is full of generous people donating their time and talent to help [...]

5 Inventory Management Tips for Quilt & Sewing Stores

The basic formula for success of any retail establishment is to have a product that [...]

Take The Mystery Out of Starting Your Shop

Opening a new business is a lot of work. It takes time, money, and effort. [...]

Digital Fabric Demystified

In 2018, QT Fabrics updated our production process from traditional screen printing to digital printing. [...]

Creativation by NAMTA, March 2024 – Join NAMTA today and save 50% on dues, attend the show for free!

The can’t-miss trade show for the creative materials industry. Creativation by NAMTA brings together fine [...]

What is a Stripology Ruler?

When Gudrun began quilting at 23 years old, she immediately fell in love with the [...]


Quilts for Kids 

As we begin our annual appeal this year, we want to thank everyone who contributed last year. We exceeded [...]

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