Last Update: 5/29/18 While my post today may not be about a mainstream quilting topic, it is a topic that a few quilters have been discussing lately. And, I think is actually worthy of more attention and discussion within our creative communities. Before I share my insights on this topic, I want to recognize and … Continue reading Why Should You Care About Privacy Policies, Cookie Policies and/or Full Disclosure Policies?
Today I'm delighted to share insights for attendees and non-attendees to Fall 2014 Quilt Market, for ways to learn about new products and have fun. Quilt Market is a Trade Show that is held twice a year, for those in the businesses. It is a great opportunity for buyers to come learn about new … Continue reading Going to Fall Quilt Market 2014 ? My Top FAVS for Market Attendees and Non-Attendees Too!
There are a variety of types of Trunk Shows and Traveling Quilt Exhibits, yet they all create fun and inspiration for Quilters. Today, I want to talk about these shows and how they can not only provide fun for quilters, but how they can help Quilt Shops, and in some cases Quilt Guilds and Quilt … Continue reading Quilt Trunk Shows and Traveling Quilt Exhibits
Time to let everyone know this is National Craft Month, which SewCalGal prefers to call International Craft Month! A perfect month to spend more time being creative and crafty. And, I'm wanting to share insights on a couple of fun opportunities where you can win prizes this month, simply by crafting (just about any craft … Continue reading Celebrate National Craft Month – win up to $500 Worth of Prizes!
SewCalGal periodically writes articles which are categorized as "Sew Biz", as they are focus on topics appropriate for those in the business. I frequently hear from those in the business looking for ways to Market themselves or a product, with the goal of increasing awareness and ultimately sales. As Designers and Teachers, creative people commonly … Continue reading Sew Biz: Marketing 101: Niche Marketing ….and a Giveaway
In my Sew Biz series, I try to share insights that can help those in the business. And, today's insights can also help shoppers!Every year, American Express hosts a free PR program for Small Businesses, hence the name Small Business Saturday. Small businesses can register for free and are encouraged to do things to promote … Continue reading Sew Biz: Small Business Saturday
I wish I could share insights on Quilt Market in one simple post, but this was just too amazing of an event for one post. I also needed to go over my notes and organize my thoughts and photos to be able to share. I attended Fall Quilt Market for several reasons, but primarily to … Continue reading Glimpses of Quilt Market#1 and a Giveaway