Thursday, September 27, 2012

We've Got Followers

Yesterday during my Wool Crazy class I had Margaret Applegate (a long time customer) choose a number for our drawing from our follower list.  The cute jack bag to your left filled with Lynette Anderson fabric is the prize!

.........and the winner is Melanie!  I am not sure if there is more than one, but she starts out her "about me" section with "I love anything with a history...." 
     Congratulations!!!!  Please send me your mailing info in an email to and I will get it in the mail to you.

We are busy at the Loft getting  ready for our Pajama Party next Thursday, October 4th from 5 to 7.   We will have three tables of free make it/take least 6 new kits.....lots of in store specials and door prizes galore!  Don't miss out on the fun....and bring LOTS of friends.

Happy Thursday.....Hope you are having a great day......Jo Ann

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Autumn at the Country Loft

Autumn arrived... the leaves fell... and boy was it hot!

..... But here at The Country Loft, we had fun anyway.
Thank you to everyone... for coming out to the Autumn Leaves sale.

Today it was still hot... and Colleen and I were back to work,
keeping the Block of the Months and the Kits coming.


..... Here's a sneak peek of the beautiful wool for the next "Wool Banner Club". The sample will be in the store soon.

..... But there is "no" waiting for the fun new fabrics called, "Mama Said" by Moda. We have added some new bolts to the mix.

And... we hope you won't wait... to come in for a visit soon!

Until next time... stay cool,
Susy and Colleen

Monday, September 17, 2012

FALLING LEAVES will be landing all over the store on Saturday, September 22 from 10 to 5.  Come join us that day for a fun way to celebrate the first day of autumn.  Each leaf will have a discount or gift for you. 

Speaking of gifts, we would like to give this fun jack filled with some of Lynette Anderson's Halloween fabric to one of our followers..   We know that many of you stop by and visit a lot and have not signed up to just click on the "follow us" button and add your name....We will pick one name from the whole list ..Sign up by Sunday........Let's see how many names we can add!!!!!  

 We've gotten in the precuts of Old Glory Gatherings....I know LOTS of you have been waiting for this fabric.  The fabric on the bolt should be here in October......

.......Independence Trail is here....and it is will love it....We have it on the bolt....

........and there are charm packs, jelly rolls, fat quarters and more too!

Starting in October the kits will be available for the " Lori Smith  Quilt Square" club....It is a series of 12 small quilts to display on cute wire stands.  You can sign up for the quilt kits and also join Jenny Huntly on the first Wednesday of the month for a fun class on how to make them.....This is actually month 2....

....and this is month 1.....(I am just trying to keep you on your toes)

Well, that is it for today.  Check in next week for a post from Susy......Happy Monday, Jo Ann and Susy......

Thursday, September 13, 2012


Saturday, September 22nd we have  a fun day planned at the LOFT.  Be sure to come and choose a LEAF to help celebrate the first day of autumn.  Lots of different discounts and give aways will be on leaves that have fallen around the store.  One leaf per customer....Come join us for the FUN!  Maybe we will get some cooler weather for the day!!!!!

Monday, September 10, 2012

We're Back!

 Did you miss us????  Susy and I feel like we haven't blogged in months....but it has just been 2 weeks....We were off last Monday for Labor Day and our normal Monday blogpost just didn't get out....but here we are again with LOTS to say!

   Susy has been busy making a sample out of Maggie Bonanomi"s book "A Day at Sunny Brook"....It is called "Flowers on the Courthouse Steps".....

.....and she loved making it so much she made kits for it.....They are only $21.95....and the book is $ all of Maggie's books it is  chock full of great projects!

...and speaking of Maggie, "A Simple Life" magazine has a great article on her is $9.95 and filled with all kinds of wonderful folk art and history you will love.....(Of course we sell it!!!!)

I love Homespuns and we just got in some wonderful ones from Kamla Textiles.....Here they are on the bolt at $10.95 a yard....

...and of course we cut fat quarters.  Did you know that we will cut a fat quarter of any of our fabrics....if you don't see one on the shelf, just ask us!

While Susy and I have been playing hooky our new classes have been starting.  If you haven't gotten the new schedule, be sure to check it out online.  There are LOTS of classes in September that you won't want to miss. Here is a quick shot of our classroom with our friend Elein looking things over. 

We have a LONG list of things to catch up on, so we best say goodbye for now....Susy and Jo Ann