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International Quilt Market for Quilting - Portland

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Quilt Market 2018 Portland Let me begin by saying, "I DON'T QUILT!"  But my family has a rich history of crafts, music, and creating.  Wait did I mention cooking and baking? And after 25+ years in retail sales and marketing, life on the red carpet as a hair stylist, and basic knowledge of today's retail market, I've been asked to share some experiences at the International Quilting Convention in Portland, Oregon this year.

It's no secret that e-commerce and "deal of the day" campaigns have had a negative impact on many small businesses and industries as a whole.  So,,, I'll be speaking at the Quilting Convention in Portland in May (2018).  But let me confess right up front, I am not a quilter myself and know nothing about the subject matter except that my Grandmother quilted for years and was quite the creative person and that was "the tie that binds" and sparked an interest in my team to submit content to the organizers for a possibl…