Author Archives: Darrell Kirk

Quick Feat USA Supports The Edible Hope Kitchen’s Annual Fundraiser

Quick Feat’s USA office is proud to continue its support of The Edible Hope Kitchen in Seattle. We donated the stage lighting, audio equipment, and tech support needed for their Annual Fundraiser. The Edible Hope Kitchen serves more than 100 hot and nutritious meals a day and provides hope and support to people in need […]

A Year of Fabric Shows and Sustainability

Darrell Kirk of the Quick Feat USA office was busy this year attending several fabric shows, including the Functional Fabric Fair (Spring and Fall Shows) as well as The Materials Show. Both shows took place in Portland, OR, and have grown significantly in the last couple of years. “I have attended The Materials Show for […]

Quick Feat Hong Kong Team Volunteers During Thanksgiving Holiday

Eighteen members of our Quick Feat Hong Kong team participated during the Thanksgiving holiday by volunteering at the charity, Soap Cycling. Soap Cycling is a social enterprise with operations in Hong Kong, Singapore, Philippines, and China. They support disadvantaged communities across Asia by recycling lightly used soap and bottled amenities from hotels that would otherwise […]

Quick Feat Attends Stio Ten Year Anniversary

It was an honor to attend Stio’s Ten-Year Anniversary in Jackson, Wyoming, in September. More than 100 people were in attendance, including many industry friends and suppliers.    “It seems like just yesterday that I visited founder, Steve Sullivan, and a handful of other employees at the Stio office when they first started the brand. […]

Quick Feat Publishes FW24 Trend Book

Quick Feat’s Hong Kong team spent the summer working on the FW24 Trend Book. The FW24 Styling & Design Guide and Trend Book showcases the latest in sweater design and technical construction and is a great reference for our partners. In addition, this year’s guide features several sustainable yarns and knit samples, including exotic feedstocks […]

Quick Feat Attends the Textile Exchange Colorado Conference

Quick Feat is a founding member of the Textile Exchange, and it was an honor to attend the Textile Exchange Colorado Conference 2022, November 14-18. A key takeaway from the conference was the need for collaboration and cooperation across brands, organizations, and individuals in their sustainability journeys. Industry leaders who spoke at the conference also […]

Quick Feat Team Travels to USA and Canada

After two years of Zoom meetings, it was nice to reconnect in-person with some of our partners in the USA and Canada this Fall. Many of our partners are still working from home, and we look forward to visiting with them in-person soon. One of the highlights of the trip was the warm reception we […]

Quick Feat Seattle “Gives Big” to the Edible Hope Kitchen

Quick Feat’s Seattle office is proud of its continued support of the Edible Hope Kitchen in Seattle during 2022. We recently participated in “Washington Gives Big” and used the opportunity to recognize the incredible contributions of the Edible Hope Kitchen and its staff and volunteers to those in need every day. One of those people […]

SheFly Apparel: All Genders Feeling Comfortable, Safe, and Confident

Quick Feat is proud to work with SheFly Apparel, a brand on a mission to design products that make the outdoors more accessible for all. Their signature product is the three-season Go There™ Pant, which features a second, patented zipper (in addition to a traditional zipper) that allows the wearer to ‘answer nature’s call’ and […]

Quick Feat Attends Outdoor Retailer Summer 2022

Quick Feat is no stranger to the Outdoor Retailer Show, both as a visitor and exhibitor, and it was an honor and a privilege to attend again this summer in Denver, where the show celebrated its 40th year serving the outdoor industry! The show was well attended and substantially larger than last year’s show. The […]