Notes on Needle Art – Go Green

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Relevant articles from the archives, full of creative nutrients to be re-purposed and reused to grow your business and help you thrive. This month's article gives a glimpse back at our history and the emerging use of heat-mounting techniques for fabric and the early use of pre-coated boards for mounting.  Then as now, using creativity and keeping up on new techniques is vital to our industry and each business' success.

Relevant articles from the archives, full of creative nutrients to be re-purposed and reused to grow your business and help you thrive. This month's article gives a glimpse back at our history and the emerging use of heat-mounting techniques for fabric and the early use of pre-coated boards for mounting. Then as now, using creativity and keeping up on new techniques is vital to our industry and each business' success.

 

Materials are continuously updated in the framing industry, but archival methods are slow to change. Allan Lamb, CPF reports on conservation techniques from Sandra L. Troon, textile conservator in this March 1995 article. Good advice today!

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First Contact – Phone Skills – Go Green

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Relevant articles from the archives, full of creative nutrients to be re-purposed and reused to grow your business and help you thrive. This month's article gives a glimpse back at our history and the emerging use of heat-mounting techniques for fabric and the early use of pre-coated boards for mounting.  Then as now, using creativity and keeping up on new techniques is vital to our industry and each business' success.

Relevant articles from the archives, full of creative nutrients to be re-purposed and reused to grow your business and help you thrive.

 

We can transpose some of this article's terminology to Google listings and online inquiries and apply it just as well today as when it was written in April 2002. Your phone and shop email are often First Contact. It's important to focus when you answer and be conscious of the information you provide to create a relationship with a new client.

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Pricing – Go Green!

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Relevant articles from the archives, full of creative nutrients to be re-purposed and reused to grow your business and help you thrive. This month's article gives a glimpse back at our history and the emerging use of heat-mounting techniques for fabric and the early use of pre-coated boards for mounting.  Then as now, using creativity and keeping up on new techniques is vital to our industry and each business' success.

Relevant articles from the archives, full of creative nutrients to be re-purposed and reused to grow your business and help you thrive.

 

Here's some insight into price figuring from April 1998. Though many framers rarely or no longer use mounting tissue, the exercise is useful and a good reminder to consider hidden costs and to make sure retail pricing is based on the full picture. (pardon the pun!) There's also a little trivia to play with answers at the bottom of the article pages. Thanks to Tim Taricco, Editor and Paul Miller, CPF for the thought-provoking article.

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Twas the Night Before Christmas – Go Green!

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Relevant articles from the archives, full of creative nutrients to be re-purposed and reused to grow your business and help you thrive. This month's article gives a glimpse back at our history and the emerging use of heat-mounting techniques for fabric and the early use of pre-coated boards for mounting.  Then as now, using creativity and keeping up on new techniques is vital to our industry and each business' success.

Relevant articles from the archives, full of creative nutrients to be re-purposed and reused to grow your business and help you thrive. This month's article gives a glimpse back at our history and the emerging use of heat-mounting techniques for fabric and the early use of pre-coated boards for mounting. Then as now, using creativity and keeping up on new techniques is vital to our industry and each business' success.

A favorite blast from the past, reminding us all to have a Happy Holiday Season!... From the December 2008 issue and including a reprint from 1993.

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Building Trust with your Internal Clients – Go Green

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Relevant articles from the archives, full of creative nutrients to be re-purposed and reused to grow your business and help you thrive. This month's article gives a glimpse back at our history and the emerging use of heat-mounting techniques for fabric and the early use of pre-coated boards for mounting.  Then as now, using creativity and keeping up on new techniques is vital to our industry and each business' success.

Relevant articles from the archives, full of creative nutrients to be re-purposed and reused to grow your business and help you thrive. This month's article gives a glimpse back at our history and the emerging use of heat-mounting techniques for fabric and the early use of pre-coated boards for mounting. Then as now, using creativity and keeping up on new techniques is vital to our industry and each business' success.

 

This is a gem that was re-run in 2006 from 1996 EPFG Newsletter. Too good to wait 10 years again. By W. Franklin Graham

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Shipping Framed Pieces – Go Green!

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Relevant articles from the archives, full of creative nutrients to be re-purposed and reused to grow your business and help you thrive. This month's article gives a glimpse back at our history and the emerging use of heat-mounting techniques for fabric and the early use of pre-coated boards for mounting.  Then as now, using creativity and keeping up on new techniques is vital to our industry and each business' success.

Relevant articles from the archives, full of creative nutrients to be re-purposed and reused to grow your business and help you thrive. This month's article gives a glimpse back at our history and the emerging use of heat-mounting techniques for fabric and the early use of pre-coated boards for mounting. Then as now, using creativity and keeping up on new techniques is vital to our industry and each business' success.

Shipping framed works is a tricky and sometimes stressful requirement. Here are some tips to provide peace of mind from EPFG's September 2006 Newsletter:

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Bookkeeping Basics – Go Green!

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Relevant articles from the archives, full of creative nutrients to be re-purposed and reused to grow your business and help you thrive. This month's article gives a glimpse back at our history and the emerging use of heat-mounting techniques for fabric and the early use of pre-coated boards for mounting.  Then as now, using creativity and keeping up on new techniques is vital to our industry and each business' success.

Relevant articles from the archives, full of creative nutrients to be re-purposed and reused to grow your business and help you thrive. This month's article gives a glimpse back at our history and the emerging use of heat-mounting techniques for fabric and the early use of pre-coated boards for mounting. Then as now, using creativity and keeping up on new techniques is vital to our industry and each business' success.

 

This look back to September 2009 gives great advice on keeping the business end of framing in order. As you're re-organizing for Fall and preparing for the Holiday Season reference these tips to stay on top of it all.

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Winners are Always Inspiring – Go Green!

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Relevant articles from the archives, full of creative nutrients to be re-purposed and reused to grow your business and help you thrive. This month's article gives a glimpse back at our history and the emerging use of heat-mounting techniques for fabric and the early use of pre-coated boards for mounting.  Then as now, using creativity and keeping up on new techniques is vital to our industry and each business' success.

Relevant articles from the archives, full of creative nutrients to be re-purposed and reused to grow your business and help you thrive. This month's article gives a glimpse back at our history and the emerging use of heat-mounting techniques for fabric and the early use of pre-coated boards for mounting. Then as now, using creativity and keeping up on new techniques is vital to our industry and each business' success.

 

 

This month's Go Green! recycles excellent and varied certificate framing designs from EPFG's 2009 Framing Competition.

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Sneak Peek Back to the Future – Go Green

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Relevant articles from the archives, full of creative nutrients to be re-purposed and reused to grow your business and help you thrive. This month's article gives a glimpse back at our history and the emerging use of heat-mounting techniques for fabric and the early use of pre-coated boards for mounting.  Then as now, using creativity and keeping up on new techniques is vital to our industry and each business' success.

Relevant articles from the archives, full of creative nutrients to be re-purposed and reused to grow your business and help you thrive. This month's article gives a glimpse back at our history and the emerging use of heat-mounting techniques for fabric and the early use of pre-coated boards for mounting. Then as now, using creativity and keeping up on new techniques is vital to our industry and each business' success.

 

This month's recyclable tips look back at our Summer meeting at the William Bound's Gallery, just like we'll be looking forward to with our next EPFG Meeting. Coming right up! This article is also full of great advice on a variety of framing topics.

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Go Green! EPFG’s Finest Tips

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Publication1 (2)Relevant articles from the archives, full of creative nutrients to be re-purposed and reused to grow your business and help you thrive. This month's article gives a glimpse back at our history and the emerging use of heat-mounting techniques for fabric and the early use of pre-coated boards for mounting.  Then as now, using creativity and keeping up on new techniques is vital to our industry and each business' success.

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Thanks to 1994 Editor, Jodi Norton, CPF