Mr. B's Preview Pack Club gives you a sneak peak of some of the wonderful fabrics that are coming your way. And that’s not all! See the newest fabrics before they arrive at your shops and see the great finished projects from our readers. The Fat Quarterly also features interesting websites, book reviews, and super easy and cute projects. Past issues of The Fat Quarterly have included themes, contests, stories and recipes. You just never know what you will find! Be sure to sign up today!
Here's what some of our members have said about Mr. B's Preview Pack Club:
"I really look forward to my mail."
"I can't wait to get the next issue."
"It makes it easy to see the new fabrics."
"Look what I made with my swatches."
Membership is fun and easy. The swatches are automatically sent to our members quarterly, along with The Fat Quarterly newsletter. The 5 x 5" swatch packs have a minimum of 25 swatches (but usually much more!) in each pack, and we provide a corresponding list of style numbers so you can take your swatches to your local quilt shop if you wish to purchase more yardage.
If you love fabrics and like reading about quilting, designers, patterns and quilting tips, we have a great membership for you! For only $19.95 a year, subscribers to Mr. B's Preview Pack Club receive:
- One 5" x 5" swatch pack of a new Benartex collection four times a membership year.
- The Fat Quarterly newsletter
- Free Patterns
- Interviews with Designers
- Quilting Tips
- Membership Pin
- And much more...
Annual membership for four issues is just $19.95 a year (United States and Canada) and $40 a year for overseas. (Payable in U.S. dollars). Still not convinced? Take advantage of our Special Trial Offer. Send $6.00 for a single club issue ($10.00 for overseas requests) and receive the most current club mailing available.
To sign up for Mr.B's Preview Pack Club, click HERE to download and fill out form.
So Who's Mr B?
"Mr. B" is Selim Benardete, founder and President Emeritus of Benartex. Textiles have always been part of his life, as his father owned a textile business in Turkey. As a young man, Mr. B came to the United States and received a Master's Degree in Textile Engineering. He has been in the industry until his retirement in 2003. Mr. B is enjoying his retirement. He travels extensively and has become a master bridge player.
Benartex was founded in 1980, originally selling specialty fabrics. However, after visiting some quilt shows, Mr. B "fell in love with quilting," and eventually changed the Benartex focus to 100% cotton quilting fabrics. The rest is history, as Benartex soon became a name associated with fine quilting fabrics. Mr. B's commitment to the quilting world, his attendance at quilt shows and his availability to quilters has earned him the name "The Quilter's Friend." His vision and determination to provide the very best fabrics has made Benartex the number one choice for quilters.
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