Quilter’s N Friends
Published 8:37 am Wednesday, May 6, 2009
Name of person Featured: Louann Gram
Name of Business: Quilter’s N Friends
Address: 17293 Pinopolis Road, Capron
Phone number: (434) 658-4564
Operating Hours: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 11 a.m. -5 p.m. Saturday 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
E-mail address: email@example.com
Nature of Business: quilt shop
Principle owners: Louann, Dean and Robyn Gram
Year Founded: May 2007
Number of employees: 3
How’s business: Growing in small steps
One thing you wish everyone knew about your business: We are a full-service quilt shop carrying name-brand fabric, notions, patterns, books, with long arm services available. We’re forming classes and sewing clubs for all ages.
Something you offer that a customer won’t find elsewhere: Quilter’s N Friends offer a peaceful country setting for learning to quilt or sew.
Advice to young entrepreneurs: Research it and work in the field for six months or longer. Put a plan of action in place then take lots of little steps to build your dream so that you may share it with your family, friends and the community.
Your first job: Hairdresser
Your role model (in business or in life generally): Luman and Louisa Farnsworth
The key to a successful business is: Always work with the customers, be truthful with them and give them a good product and service.