Monday, August 03, 2015Embroidery's Voice and Vision
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Can This Shop Be Saved?

Charming retail shop Stitches In Time in Concord, NC has a loyal following. But owner Pat Fortney and daughter Marianne Baker have struggled to increase their reach, and the stress of the job has put a strain on their relationship. Enter The Embroidery Coach, Joyce Jagger.

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The Embroidery Coach, Joyce Jagger, has helped a lot of decorated-apparel shops thrive. Stitches Senior Staff Writer Theresa Hegel talks with Jagger about some of the most common issues she sees – and how to fix them.


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