Creative Grids products are made in the USA and their site is a great way to learn about their products.
They have many designers who promote and use their products. Their website is a great place to learn about the designers.
Janice Pope lives in Raleigh, NC and has been at local quilt guilds and quilt shows. Deb Hatherly is another designer who lives in North Carolina. Her quilt shop is in Franklin, NC and her website is here.
You can print off a wish list and mark the items that you have. Take it with you shopping so you can buy what is on your wish list.
If you want to watch videos about the rulers, check out the UK site here.