Posts tagged ‘pricing’

Textile Stew: 3/1/11

Thanks to this interview on the Colette Patterns blog, I now know that Mena Trott (famously of Six Apart, Movable Type, et al.) is back in the sewing blog world (anyone remember Sew Wrong?) with The Sew Weekly, and of course she’s kicking ass and taking names. The Fat Quarterly is pitting 64 modern fabric [...]

Textile Stew: 2/9/11

Helen Dardik + Retrosaria = quality ribbon by quality people! What’s Up With Cotton? A dozen or so statements from the major quilting manufacturers on the causes of the price increase of cotton, and what it means for you. (via Fabritopia‘s twitter) Here’s Whipstitch on the same topic. Marimekko is tripling their textile production capabilities, [...]

Textile Stew: 8/18/10

New wallpaper by Amy Butler for Graham & Brown. So pretty! Color Mastery author Maria Peagler’s e-book The Frugal Fabriholic is on sale for only $3.99. Sis Boom‘s famous tag sale is happening tomorrow and Friday, 40 East Meadow Road, Wilton, CT 06897. FabshopU is offering another teleclass on the Basic Finance of Opening a [...]

Westminster Fabrics Adopting Minimum Advertised Pricing Policy

Retail shop owners recently received a letter from Westminster Fabrics informing them of a new policy that will take effect February 1, 2009. This policy forbids shops from advertising prices for Westminster and Freespirit brand fabrics below the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP), which is 2x the wholesale price. They cannot advertise prices lower than [...]