Michele Quadri-Butterfield keeps Al’s Awning Shop up to date and focused on customers

July 1st, 2019

by Jill C. Lafferty Photos by Daniel J. Smith Photography The mission of Al’s Awning Shop is to be the leading provider of quality fabric solutions and to be dedicated to providing professional customer service and exceptional products,” says owner Michele Quadri-Butterfield. “Fabric solutions is key for me. It’s about taking a fabric and helping […]

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Women’s work: challenges and rewards in the specialty fabrics industry

February 1st, 2019

Since the earliest days of civilization, women have sewn garments, constructed the tents they called home, and woven the textiles that made life more comfortable and defined distinctive cultures. Over the millennia, textiles produced by women have been essential to life and enterprise. As industrialization made these goods profitable, however, the textile world became a […]

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