How did you begin in the fabric business?
Benartex is fabric for quilters, by quilters. Benartex was founded in 1980, originally selling specialty fabrics. However, after visiting some quilt shows, the late Mr. B (Selim Benardete, founder and President of Benartex) “fell in love with quilting,” and eventually changed the Benartex focus to 100% cotton quilting fabrics. The rest is history, as Benartex soon became a name associated with fine quilting fabrics. Mr. B’s