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SQE Professional
April 2008

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Sewing Green: What does it mean for retailers?
VDTA/SDTA honors Jennifer Reichert & Ryan Barber as 2008 scholarship recipients
Marketing to Millennials
Brother International Corporation: Dealer Counts Education & Fresh Thinking As Her Primary Strategies for Success
Fashions by Sarah: “A Cut Above”

Creative Solutions by Joi Mahon, Dress Forms Design Studio
Doctor Stitch by Ray Winslow, Allyn International
Guest Editorial by John Giordano, Ph.D.
Sewing & Embroidery Solutions by Marie Duncan, VSM Sewing, Inc
Selling By Design by Amy Barickman, Indygo Junction, Inc. & The Vintage Workshop
Web Site Success by Paula Mariedaughter & Jeanne Neath, Quilt Professionals


  • VDTA/SDTA 2008: This year’s “ONE & ONLY” was one of the Best!
  • 2008 VDTA/BESF Tournament golfers brave elements for great cause
  • Hemingworth introduces new products at 2008 VDTA/SDTA
  • Arrow Sewing Cabinets -- A Showstopper!
  • Brick and mortar and eCommerce~ Tie it all together to maximize revenue!
  • JMM Software releases TRS 10 at 2008 VDTA/SDTA Show
  • Members learn how to save on shipping at VDTA/SDTA Show
  • Juki America reviews products shown in Vegas!
  • NewJoy introduces 16-inch Crystal Quilter at VDTA/SDTA
  • Koala unveils Made-in-America line at VDTA/SDTA Show dealer applause
  • Tacony WOWS dealers with new products & fun!
  • Brother International rocks VDTA/SDTA Show
  • RNK Distributing recaps booth attractions

New Products
RNK Distributing offers free Tearaway Stabilizer video
New DVDs for Janome dealers!
New product line from Superior Threads

Industry News
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Baby Lock, Girl Scouts assist Hugs for Kids