Articles & Books by Pat Barry

All IMQA OnTrack! articles are reprinted with permission from IMQA.





This is a series of business plan topics I wrote about as a regular contributor to OnTrack! magazine.
Business Plan Basics: A Continuing Series - Part 1: Business Plan Basics
IMQA OnTrack!, Winter 2008
Business Plan Basics: A Continuing Series - Part 2: Formulating Your Ideas
IMQA OnTrack!, Spring 2008
Business Plan Basics: A Continuing Series - Part 3: Products and Services
IMQA OnTrack!, Summer 2008
Business Plan Basics: A Continuing Series - Part 4: Who is Your (Potential) Customer?
IMQA OnTrack!, Fall 2008
Business Plan Basics: A Continuing Series - Part 5a: But How? Logistics
IMQA OnTrack!, Winter 2009
Business Plan Basics: A Continuing Series - Part 5b: But How? Marketing - Attracting and Keeping Customers
IMQA OnTrack!, Spring 2009
Business Plan Basics: A Continuing Series - Part 6: Financing the Dream
IMQA OnTrack!, Summer 2009
Business Plan Basics: A Continuing Series - Part 7: Timelines and Milestones
IMQA OnTrack!, Fall 2009
Business Plan Basics: A Continuing Series - Part 8: Updating Your Business Plan
IMQA OnTrack!, Winter 2010

My New Quilting Stash - Is Digitized Designs!
IMQA OnTrack!, Summer 2008
Includes an overview of the benefits of using computerized quilting systems.

Getting Kids to Quilt
IMQA OnTrack!, Spring 2008
An introspective on watching my first grandchild make her first quilt.

Layer, Baste, Quilt! Tips from our Pro

by Sherri Bain Driver, Associate Editor
McCall's Quilting Magazine, July/August 2011 Issue
My book, ABCs of Longarm Quilting, is featured as a Book for Better Quilting in McCall's Quilting. Check it out!

Quilt as Desired - Quilt Magazine, Fall 2007
A feature article about the longarm quilt industry.

Publications

Keep up with the newest quilting tools, tricks & techniques by reading these magazines regularly.

MQU - Machine Quilting Unlimited Magazine
Formerly Unlimited Possibilities Magazine. Focuses on the process of machine quilting no matter what kind of machine you use. An awesome resource!




Modern Quilts Unlimited Magazine
Modern Quilts Unlimited is another publication from Meander Publisher. This magazine covers the newer, simpler, edgier, more modern quilting techniques. Their tagline is "Functional - Fresh - Fantastic!".




Professional Quilter: The Business Journal for Serious Quilters
Interested in or currently own a quilting business? Their tag line says it all.

The Quilt Shop Navigator
Great resources for finding quilt shows, shop hops, exhibits, shops, and related businesses. Both national and regional publications are available with new editions twice a year.

Quilters' Travel Companion
A directory of all the quilt shops throughout the USA - a travelers 'Must' have!