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Checker Distributors was founded in 1948 to supply zippers threads, yarns and ribbon to J.C. Penney, Woolworth and Kresge stores in Northwest Ohio.
Today, Checker Distributors offers more than 140,000 quilting, sewing & art needlework products, housed in our 100,000 sq. ft. warehouse located in Maumee, OH. We service independent businesses only. Read more of our corporate history here.
Checker Distributors has a partnership with Creative Grids UK and is the exclusive distributor for Creative Grids® Non Slip Quilting Rulers for the western hemisphere.
We maintained our commitment to Independents by insisting that these rulers not be sold in chain stores.
For more information: www.CreativeGridsUSA.com
In 2011 our Team worked hard on developing a mobile app which allows our customers to place orders on any Apple mobile device. Click here for more info about this amazing app, and to download it.
Our Team also introduced Checker You. A website which is full of crafty ideas and full of inspiration for our customers. It’s full of education. On this site our customers will find videos for demos, class outlines, and class flyers which can be personalized and handed out to their customers. We also have videos of any Schoolhouse we have sponsored at Quilt Market or presented at our Open Houses there for our customers viewing. Click here to visit Checker You
Stay tuned for more information about Cut Loose Press, our own line of patterns which will retail for $3.99 and product driven. These patterns will only be available to the Independent business. Cut Loose Press will have it’s own website in the near future.
Checker has brought time saving items to our customers over the last few years.. Packing slips with colored thumbprint of what is packed in the box for easy check in. Hang tags with colored pictures of the item with pertinent information for ease of ordering. Sales Reps taking orders on the iPad with an order emailed to you once the order is placed with color thumbprints of items ordered.
Checker’s future is bright. Commitment to customer service is paramount in everything we do. Our customers are our future and we will do all that is required to provide the very best of service!
We are proud of our tradition, prompt shipping, team effort and customer service. Welcome to our TEAM!