Wednesday, June 26, 2013

"Winners All"

The Triangle Sharing Show was small...
but the quilts were Big!

Kim Naylor made this gorgeous
"Scrappy Monkey" 

Beth Rock out did herself by sewing a quilt and a doll. Way to go Beth.

Beth's doll holds a basket full of sewing notions... what a terrific duo!

 Ellen Hodgers created this luminous
"Radiating Star"

Kudos to all of you gals for sharing your works of art with the rest of us.

Come by soon and see these little beauty's.

We have something fun and new for you to try!
It's Burlap... and it comes in the softest shades.

Kathi Campbell from "Heart to Hand" has come up with some new patterns just right for Burlap.

"Burlap & Blossoms" is a great pattern with 2 pillow styles in it.

Or how about some "Useful Things" in her other pattern, like a Yoga Mat Bag or a large Tote Bag. Who doesn't love a great tote!

We're so excited about our boxes of new Linen trims.The assortment is really nice.

There is a large spool of Linen rick rack too.

Nice for trimming sewing kits, journal covers, pillows... or?

We have brand new spools of small, medium and large rick rack. Lots of new romantic colors to choose from.

The "House Challenge Show" will be coming up soon on July 27th.

Please return your projects to the Loft no later than July 23 for judging.

We look forward to seeing what you have created!

Thanks for stopping by today...
Kathy ~ Deby ~ Susy

Wednesday, June 19, 2013

"Fat Quarter Sale & More"

The Country Loft is having a Wonderful Sale, on all of our pre-cut Fat Quarters.

Buy 7 and get 3 Free! 

Even our newest fabric lines are cut into those tempting little fat quarters!

Now is a great time to fill in some of those holes in your stash.

Sale goes until Saturday, June 22.
Store hours are 10-5

The Half Square Triangle Exchange Show is going on this Saturday, June 22... All Day!
We are looking forward to seeing what everyone has come up with. Please join us Saturday for some Triangle Inspiration!

Come in and see our beautiful hand dyed velvet.
We are mixing it up with wool and having so much fun!

We've been enjoying making animals and all sorts of fruit with it. Check out our new patterns by designer "Kay Cloud". They're hard to resist.

 We know you'll find ways to use it too.

Jayne Cartier will be teaching this sweet pattern by Cheri, called "Gather Love"

Class is July 10th from 10-2. 

We like the way Jayne chose to put hers in a frame.
The little quilt is on a cotton background with a great big wool flower.

You will have yours done in no time!

Thanks for stopping by today....
Jayne & Susy

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

"Loft Happenings"

Saturday was a busy day at the Loft.

Kathy Cardiff and her daughter Taylor Olvera spent the morning signing their new book, "Cottage Keepsakes"

We had a very nice turn out.

Kathy signed many books...

Here she is signing a copy for Sharna.

After the book signing, Kathy got busy teaching two classes of "Pin Pals" on the same day!
If you haven't ever taken one... we think you should because they are so much fun.

Check out these big smiles on Jeri and Marlene.
Kathy prides herself on you getting your Pin Pal finished in class. 

 Kathy Cardiff also teaches quilting. 

She will be teaching this beautiful quilt called "Drops of Honey" on Saturday, June 29th from 10 to 4. Call or come in to sign up.

While you are visiting The Country Loft, check out the Wool Room and see Kathy's wonderful Wool Mats. She teaches these great mats also, in a class called, "Wool Mat of Choice".

We love to keep her busy around here!

If you're up for some more fun...

Deby Wickham is teaching two classes this month of her cute "Wool Roving Creature".
First class is this Friday, June 14th from 10-2. Second class is Friday, June 28th from 5-9.
A kit is available for this pup.

"Diamond Textiles"

We have 42 bolts of this gorgeous fabric.
It is so versatile in quilts and wall hangings.
It's a shop favorite!

Patt Anderson taught us to make the sweetest little tote bag a week ago.

 Here is Kara working on hers, with Patt overseeing.

Patt had goodies for us to eat and she even had raffle prizes!

See how cute they are!!!

 Even Tina and Susy got in on the fun.

We really enjoyed Patt's teaching style... and we all finished!

We want to remind all of our Half Square Triangle makers out there, that it's almost "Show Time". We will be having our "Half Square Triangle Sharing Show" on Saturday, June 22- All day. Please turn in your triangle projects by Thursday, June 20th so we can prepare for the show.... It's going to be Great!

Thanks again for stopping by today...
Kathy ~ Deby ~ Susy

Wednesday, June 5, 2013

"We Had Fun!"

 Market Party was so much fun! 
We enjoyed seeing everyone and sharing the excitement.

Sharon Smith, owner of The Country Loft, along with Jo Ann Mullaly, Tonee White and Kathy Reppenhagen, were all in attendance.

Karen and Donna turned out with matching arms... not letting their temporary handicaps get in the way of their fun!

Winner of one of the many amazing door prizes...
is Melinda, smiling with Kathy.

Rikki came all the way from Orange County... she too walked away with a door prize.

...And, it looks like a few other goodies too.

Our Thanks to all of you for making the evening a success!

We previewed "Mug Rugs thru the Year"  at the party... we now have kits ready to go.

A little stitching... a little piecing... all in one.
The size is 8" x 13" 

Kathy Cardiff's new book is here...
"Cottage Keepsakes"
A Year of Pin Pals from The Cottage at Cardiff Farms
 We will be having a Book Signing on Saturday, June 8 from 9 to 10 a.m.

Come out and meet Kathy... and pick up a copy for your very own.

This cute Sunflower Pin Pal is kitted up and ready to go today!

Looking towards next year...
We will be having some new and beautiful Blocks of the Month.

~Woolen Willow
~Hampton Ridge by Red Crinoline
~Cardiff Farms by Kathy Cardiff

Thanks for stopping by today...
Kathy ~ Deby ~ Susy