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Thread: starting a fabric shop in Oklahoma

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    I am starting a fabric shop in Oklahoma and will be offering sales online soon.

    I was wondering if the quilters on this board think opening a shop is a good idea. WE seem to have a need here.

    Happy sewing everyone!

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    Welcome to the board from Southern California!
    I wish you luck and success in the opening of your shop.

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    Welcome and good luck. Hopefully their is a real need in your area.

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    Best wishes on your endeavor. I know we were desperate until someone started a shop near here six years ago.

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    Where in Oklahoma will you be?

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    Quote Originally Posted by jacee kay
    Where in Oklahoma will you be?
    Atoka/ Coalgate area

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    If you've done your research, know the TRUE details of owning your own business and the world of retail, and all the rest that goes with having your own company/store... you should do fine. It's not an easy life.
    Good luck and let us know the link to your shop if you are offering on line sales.
    WE LOVE fabric and the other necessities of quilting.

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    So happy that you joined us :D:D:D

    Good luck on your new endeavor!!!

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    A friendly quilt shop has a better chance of surviving.

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    A friendly quilt shop has a better chance of surviving.

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