Quilt Shop Business

Please allow me to introduce myself, my name is Charlotte Colmon and I’ve been working with Chuck behind the scenes these past few months. In a nutshell, Chuck has  “passed the torch” to me as he focuses on his family. I am very excited to bring a fresh perspective to the business side of quilting. […]


I just received an email from one of the Quilting Biz community readers. She is seriously considering purchasing an existing quit shop in her area, and she had some questions about the process and what she can ask for during the negotiations and in the purchase of the business. She also wanted to know when […]

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Hello everyone, and I’m officially back in the quilting business! I know some of you don’t remember me, but I’ve been running the www.QuiltingBusiness.com web site for over five years now, and I also have a number of other quilting-related web sites that I run. But, about a year ago, I had to take a […]


Starting an Online Quilt Shop

by Charlotte Colmon

I recently received the following question from a Ronel in the Netherlands: Chuck, What advice do you have for me starting up a internet quiltshop? Hope to hear from you soon! Ronel


Quilting Business Costs

by Charlotte Colmon

NOTE FROM CHUCK: This week’s article is inspired by a question from one of the Quilting Biz ezine readers. With her permission, I’ve reprinted her question and my response to her for your benefit.


Second in importance only to the sign outside your quilt shop are the signs inside your quilt shop. For the signs lining the walls and shelves of your quilt shop business will either give your customers the information they require to make a purchasing decision or confuse them to the point that they throw up […]

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