Jo-Ann Stores, Inc. is a specialty retailer of crafts and fabrics based in Hudson, Ohio. It operates the retail chains Jo-Ann Fabrics and Jo-Ann Etc. The headquarters of the company is located in the former General Motors Terex plant. In 1998, Fabri-Centers acquired House of Fabrics, which also operated as Fabric and, Fabric King, and So-Fro Fabrics. The company also changed its name to Jo-Ann Stores Inc., and all of its stores were renamed Jo-Ann Fabrics. Today, Jo-Ann Fabrics is a leading national specialty retailer of crafting, decorating, and sewing products. On December 23, 2010, Jo-Ann Stores announced plans to sell out to private equity firm Leonard Green for $1.6 billion. Some Jo-Ann stores offer classes in many areas of crafting. These include knitting, crochet, quilting, sewing, scrap booking, painting, jewelry-making, floral design, and food crafting. Jo-Ann Stores are now located in 49 states. The only state without a Jo-Ann Store is Hawaii, although Jo-Ann Stores online will still ship there.
First in Fabric and the Best Craft Choices these words express the core of what makes Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores® so exciting. It starts with the great product selection in stores and on Joann.com® and only gets better with knowledgeable customer service, a clear focus on value, and an unmatched opportunity to connect with a vital creative community. Inspiration is everywhere you look at Jo-Ann! Along with the wide array of merchandise, Jo-Ann Team Members are eager to provide assistance and answer questions. How To projects are always on hand in our stores, with almost 2,000 available online. Sewing and crafting classes and product demos are offered in participating stores across the country, and Joann.com offers an ever-fresh supply of information through blogs and customer idea galleries.
With all it has to offer, Jo-Ann is truly the place where America's sewers and crafters shop, discover and learn. The vision of the Jo-Ann Charitable Giving program is to make significant impact on local communities and national causes that align with charitable tenets through multiple forms of giving. The charitable tenets include: Arts & Education, Health & Wellness and Military Support. Since 1943, they have contributed to programs that serve communities and have strive to ensure their ongoing strength and well-being. Today, this support is continuously increasing as they discover new ways to give, share and help. To assist in making a larger impact, they have a partnered with these worthwhile national organizations. Military Family Association, Boys and Girls Club of America, Breast Cancer Research Foundation and Kids in Need Foundation are the main organizations to be associated with brand. There are various categories available in Joann website. Under shopping category fabric is sub divided into numerous categories. Quilt fabric is used for the bedroom in winters. It is available in variety of colors and size. Fleece fabric is also in different colors. You can also shop it according to its type. Flannel fabric has various types. It is basically for kids. Fashion apparels are also available for knits, bottom weights, cotton, flur, linen, silky types of clothes. You can by it according to the price range. They also offer sewing products, Various machines of different brands are available for the sewing purposes. Dress forms, Irons, Steamer and accessories, cutting tools and machines, tread, buttons, zippers, pillow form and bedding all these accessories and products are available. Next is Yarn. Baby yarn is also here. You can buy it according to weight. Needle arts, books for knitting are offered by this website. Scrapbook and paper crafts and its related accessories are easily available. You can also check various design for paper crafting here. Under crafting and hobbies, basic craft supplies, ribbons, crafting books, craft software, milk and chalks are available for selling purposes. You can also buy products for candle making, doll-making, glass art, paper art, sculpture and modeling etc. Instead of these you can also check art and painting accessories, jewelry-making, baking and party products and material for home decor. Joann is mainly dealing with handmade products. Joann also offers various projects related to the students and teachers. In these projects students have to make unique thing using their skill in a fixed duration of time. Videos of unique pieces are also shared on the website. They give you just theme and you have to draw, create, make and design product according to that. Winners also get award from this organization. Joann also offers classes for new learner. These classes are belongs to cooking, cake cooking, paper crafting, painting and knitting. You can also get discount during online shopping.