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SQE Professional
November 2008

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Features
Tacony Corporation acquires Sewing Center Supply Co., Inc.
Jillian Lewis of Project Runway teams with Brother Interernational
Michael Guld to present 2009 VDTA/SDTA Convention Keynote
Rocky Mountain Quilt Festival A Huge Success
2009 Hoffman Challenge kicks off with Sulky as new featured sponsor
Brother International Corporation: Dealer Named Top Quilting Store in the Nation
PFAFF® sewing machine brand continues to strengthen its 146-year sewing heritage

Columns
Doctor Stitch by Ray Winslow, Allyn International
Howard’s Hints for Growing Your Business by Howard J. Anderson, Long View Retail Consulting
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

Convention Watch
2009 VDTA/SDTA Las Vegas Convention Information & Registration
SewCess 2009
Previewing 2009 VDTA/SDTA Las Vegas Seminars

Industry Products
Hoop Sisters announces new Embroidablock designs
RNK releases new Jenny Haskins’ Metallic Embroidery Thread
Janome takes quilting industry by storm with Memory Craft® 11000 Special Edition

In Remembrance
In Memory of Hubert (Ray) Gresham

New Books To Buy!
All four books in one file
Table Toppers: Celebrating the Great Outdoors
Fast, Fun & Easy Fabric Ficklesticks
Not Your Grandmother’s Log Cabin
Safari Through African Folklore Embroidery

Association News
VDTA/SDTA Membership Application