Jason and I attended a fabric trade show this week right here in Las Vegas. There are some good things to be said about living in this city! It’s like a mini quilt market where we get to go twice a year and meet with our fabric reps to preview the latest lines.
Jason and I are on a mission to search out the best precuts to sell in our Amazon store as a way to transition much of the work we do away from our home. (The kids would like their play room back.)
As we met with lots of different fabric companies, it was interesting to note how many of them are not carrying much in the way of precuts.
We all know that Moda is the king of precuts. We carry most of their charm packs, layer cakes and jelly rolls and quite a few fat quarter bundles. We also stock a fair amount of Kaufman precuts, and we just added Riley Blake to the mix to see how well they sell.
However, some of the smaller companies are having a harder time breaking into the precut market. One very small company whom I will not name, didn’t even know what a charm pack was!
We tried to talk to as many vendors as we could, letting them know if they were interested in adding precuts to the mix, we were willing to buy! I was very impressed with the excellent variety of precuts that Michael Miller has to offer. So watch for those in our precut section soon.
The convention hotel had some great carpeting that we noticed on the way out. Would this make a great machine quilting design or what?!