Category Archives: News

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 [...]

An interview with Barri Sue Gaudet, owner of Bareroots Designs

By Tiffany Jawor-Smith This collection allows quilters to try out embroidery and embroiderers to branch [...]

3 Questions to Ask to Avoid Being Just Another Shop

By Jacob Curtis No one wants to get lost in the crowd, but how do [...]

Positive Culture Produces Satisfied employees

The way you manage your greatest asset—your people— affects their performance and productivity. Employees flourish [...]

Unlocking Social Media Success: Content Ideas

Last week, we delved into the process of creating a social media calendar. This week, [...]