Wednesday, July 1, 2015

"The Country Loft Happenings"



"No Brainer III"


Make this wonderful "Jelly Roll" quilt on July 16th, Thursday from 10-2.
Class fee is $13.00.
Taught by Tina Rainer.

     This is an added class... call or come in and we'll get you signed up!



    "Upcoming Block of the Months"

      
     We've been so busy working on our samples for our "New" up coming Block of the Months.
       
     We have a lot in store for you...
Today we'll share a couple of them with you.

     Buttermilk Basin's, "A Year In Redwork" will begin at the end of August.
     Stitch a Wool Crazy background to hang a monthly Redwork design. 


     
     


"Village Green"

     This stunning quilt by Blackberry Primitives will begin in November. 
     
     Designed by Maggie Bonanomi. The quilt uses all wool from Blackberry Primitives.
Size is 53" x 55".

If you are interested... we are taking sign ups for both.








We want wish you all a safe and Happy 4th of July!!!


Thank you for stopping by today...
~From all of us at The Country Loft~

(The Country Loft will be closed on the Fourth)

Wednesday, June 24, 2015


The Trunk Show Is Here!!!

Come visit the beautiful work of one of our favorite designers
"Kathi Campbell" from
Heart to Hand.

     Kathi mixes her textures up with wools and textured cottons... trims of ribbon, lace and nubby yarns.

     We love her amazing "Big Birds" made of wool!!




     What a wonderful idea for a lovely scarf... add some pockets!

     Make this cotton scarf with wool pockets to stash your stuff. Plus a sweet wool flower pin to top it off.


      You're sure to enjoy the show!







How about a Tea Party?

Join Tina Rainer on July 11th,
Saturday from 1-4
for a Very Fun Day!!! 

     Tina will be serving up Tea and Crumpets along with a cute Trivet project. 
     There will be a "Tea Cup Exchange" too.
Bring a cup and saucer wrapped in the prettiest package and Win a prize!
     Class fee is $15.00


Thanks for stopping by today... we look forward to seeing you!
From all of us at The Country Loft ~

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

"Getting Ready!"


"Heart to Hand"

     Get ready to see a beautiful Trunk Show by Kathi Campbell from Heart to Hand.
     
     It's on the truck, and on it's way to The Country Loft. We plan to have it up by Friday! 

This lovely quilt is called
"A Rainbow Garden"

     We will have Kathi's new designs, that we saw at market. Kathi mixes cotton with wool applique.
Get familiar with Kathi at www.HeartToHand.com 






Primitive Gathering's has a new line of fabric called....
"Snowman Gathering II"
and we've got it!!!

     Never to early to start your holiday projects.


"Classes"

Pull out your Red, Whites and Blues...
"Stash Challenge" is coming up June 26th, Friday from 10-1

Teacher, Colleen Loucas will lead you through the making of her quilt "Independence"

Size 39" x 23" ~ Class fee is $10.00


We're so glad you stopped by today...
From all of us at The County Loft

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

"What's New"



Diamond Textiles

     
Beautiful new bolts of 100% textured cotton fabric have arrived at The Country Loft!

     We love these... and they add so much interest to any project!!





Visit the Kitchen!

     
     Spend some time in the kitchen and see all the new goodies.






     



     



     If you are after that country feel, we've got it!



New Patterns!!!

     It's never to early to start your holiday stitching and we have some of the best!
     
     Debby Busby of "Wooden Spool Designs" has come up with many new and wonderful patterns. We have a wall covered with them!

     "Bit's & Pieces by Joan" has been so busy making new patterns too! 
     We can tell you already, Joan's "Follow me to Bethlehem" is very popular.


Coming Soon...
     We're excited to have a Trunk Show by Kathi Campbell of "Heart to Hand" arriving in the next few weeks!  Stay tuned.



Thank you for stopping by today...
From all of us at The Country Loft


Wednesday, June 3, 2015

New Pre-cuts by French General for Moda

"Joyeux Noel"



"New" Mary Flanagan Wool !!!

     Like the colors of the rainbow... we have them.
     Our cubbies are bursting with gorgeous over-dyed wools in plaids, stripes, solids and textures.


Kits!!!

     "Year of the Pinkeeps" by Buttermilk Basin, are all kitted up and ready for sewing!
     They are so fun to do and they make great gifts. Priced at $10.95.


"Classes"

     Wow!  Sandra Lee has created another awesome "Garden Club" for us!!!
     Join Sandra and make this American Flag on June 27th, a Saturday from 10-1. 
     Class fee is $10.00 plus kit.

     We hope to see you soon!

Thanks for stopping by today...
From all of us at The Country Loft.

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

"Country Loft Happening's"





We're filling the shop with wonderful New Summertime Decor!










     Check out our Flag and Birds made out of recycled wood by American artist's. 

     We have lots and lots of Metal Stars in many sizes and colors.
Terrific textures!


"New Magazines"

    The latest "American Patchwork" August issue is here... along with the brand new "Quilt Mania" issue, which has a nice article about Road to California.
      Summer's issue of "Primitive Quilts and Projects" is full of ideas and projects to make.

    "Upcoming Classes"

Make this cute "Sewing Case"
on June 5th, Friday from 10-2 with Susy Boyer. Class fee is $13.00.

Stash Challenge is May 29th, Friday from 12-3 with Colleen Loucas.
Class fee is $10.00

Pin Pals is May 30th, Saturday from 10-1 or 2-5 with Kathy Cardiff. Fee is $10.00 plus kit.
     Two weeks in a row we have been privileged to have a special person in our shop!!!

     Gail Pan stopped by...All the way from Australia. She is one of our favorite people and designer's. We have Gail's latest book "Simply Christmas" available in the shop along with many other one of a kind Gail Pan patterns.


Thank you for stopping by today...
From all of us at The Country Loft

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Market Fun!!!


     Kathy just returned from Market and she brought back a great sampling of New Goodies for us!!

     She placed orders with our favorite designer's and companies... and she met a few New designer's too! The goods are beginning to roll in.

Be sure to stop by
and see what's new!





New Kits!

     Ready for Summer is this great little banner by Buttermilk Basin.

     Made with wool and cotton... the complete kit is $14.95.






     "Grand Old Flag"

     Now is the time to get stitching on our new towel kit. Everything you need, even the thread comes rolled up inside this patriotic kit. 
Priced at $7.95






Just Arrived!


"Heartfelt" by Kansas Troubles for Moda.

     We have the beautiful pre-cuts with some choice bolts to go with them.





"Stash Challenge"

     Come take a class with Colleen Loucas and find creative ways to use up your fabric collection. 

     You will be seeing Stars and having lots of fun in this class with Colleen.

     Stash Challenge is on May 29th,
Friday from 12-3.
(This is a new class time)


"Special Guest"

     We were thrilled to have a visit by the Editing Manager of "Quilt Country Magazine", Marie-Claude from France, come to our shop last week!
     Marie on the left was joined by Cheri Payne, Jo Ann Mullay and Country Loft manager, Kathy Reppenhagen.
     Marie was busy taking photographs of Cheri and Jo Ann's quilts for future magazine articles. We loved having you Marie!!!


Thanks for stopping by today...
From all of us at The Country Loft