Wednesday, July 30, 2014

"Loft Happenings"



Something to look forward to...

     We're excited to have a Trunk Show from designer Dawn Shuck of "Sew Cherished" visiting our shop in August.

     We'll have "Spooky Hollow" hanging along side all of Dawn's other wonderful creations!
    



  
     Here is another peek at her work. She works in wool and cotton... and her Crazy Stitches are beautiful!
    
     Stayed tuned... we'll let you know when they arrive.



     New Homespuns have arrived and, "Wow" are they ever gorgeous!!!

     I couldn't even fit them all into this picture. As hot as it is outside... these beautiful brushed cottons will get you in the mood for some Fall sewing!

     Not pictured, but still as beautiful... are our new cottons by "Three Sisters" and "French General".

     You're going to want a little of each!!!




     Check out our new line of Greeting Cards by "Alex Clark". 
     Watercolor designs that speak to the heart.

     "Live Simply & Calendar Club" are wrapping up... ending a year of stitching fun! Last kits are ready to go!
     We're looking forward to the New Stitchery Kits beginning in September.

Thanks so much for stopping by today... from all of us at The Country Loft
    

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Lots in store for you!!!



Just arrived... The New Fall Issue of 
"Primitive Quilts & Projects" magazine!!!

     Loaded with great new quilts, wall hanging's, stitchery's and hooked projects.

     We are excited to have one of our local designer's in this issue... Catherine Hughes!
Her quilt is called "Daphne's Star".
     
     Ali Strebel, also in this issue, has designed the cutest Fall pincushion called "Autumn Joy".

     Full of inspiration... pick up your copy today!


     
     Beginning in September we're starting two new monthly project kits, by "Buttermilk Basin".

     This one's called "Year of the Pinkeeps". It uses a mix of wool and cotton... So cute!!!


     


     Buttermilk Basin calls this monthly project, "With Thy Needle".


     Visit the store to see both samples... it will be hard to decide... You might have to do both!!


    



Come take a class with Tina!!!

     Join Tina Rainer in August, Tuesday the 12th from 10-2 for "Pre-Cuts Class".

     This quilt is called "Loose Change" and goes together so quickly! You make it with Layer Cakes and Charm packs.
How much fun is that!!!

Class fee is $13.00. Call or come in to sign up.

Reminder...

     Wool Mat of Choice class will be on Saturday, August 9th from 1-5.
     Did you know Kathy Cardiff teaches a Wool Mat class on Wednesday, August 13th from 1-5 also?
     This might be a good day for those of you who can't do a Saturday.

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



Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Wednesday's Happenings!





     Tonee White will be here this Saturday, July 19th from 10-3...
...teaching this adorable "Red Basket" quilt!

     Tonee is the master of Needle Turn Applique, come learn from the best!

Class fee is $25.00
Call or come in and we'll get you signed up!



  
 WOOL!

     We've topped our shelves off with gorgeous new over-dyed wools!!!

     Now's the time for the best selection.

     Oh! Almost forgot...
New colors, and store favorites of hand dyed Valdani pearl cottons have also arrived. Lots of them!!




     Have you seen our soft, beautiful throws?  Well, we've got them!
  
     You'll just want to wrap yourself up in them... love the patterns and textures.






Let's talk about our classes!

     One of the things we do best around The Country Loft is, "Have Fun".

     Last Saturday, Colleen Loucas taught a "Mystery Quilt" class.
     She even served lunch!!! 



 Just look at those smiling faces!


     If you missed Colleen's class, don't worry... 
     She's sure to do another one.







     On the same Saturday, Sandra Lee taught her very popular "Garden Club".

     It's fun to be outside and create in the backyard.







Everyone went home with a Beautiful Butterfly!

 Thank you Sandra.



     We hope you can take some time out for yourself and join us this Summer for a class or two!

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


Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Exciting New Things!






New Wool has Arrived!!!

We're filling our shelves up with some great new colors and textures.

 These cuts are in very useable sizes.









You'll find Wool on the bolt in beautiful heathers... checks, stripes and plaids.




Two new kits from, "Bits and Pieces" by Joan are ready to go!


They come with Silk Matka backgrounds and Wool.
Cost is $12.95.
Frames are sold separately for $6.50.

"Mr. Snowflake" is this cute snowman!





We have a Santa too! 

He's called, "A Visit from St. Nick"









If you love Australian designer's...
then be sure to come in and check out our selection of patterns and books.

One of our favorites is Gail Pan. 
Her stitchery's are so cute!






"Hatched and Patched" is another terrific designer.

Wool and Stitchery's!!!



Reminders... 

"Garden Club" is this Saturday, July 12th.

"Wool Mat of Choice" has been moved to August 9th.



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

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Wednesday's Blog


We've got so much news today... let's get started!!

     Garden Club's date for this pretty butterfly has changed to Saturday, July 12th. 10-1 or 1:30-4:30.
     Be sure to mark the change on your calendars because you won't want to miss one of Sandra Lee's fun classes. If you're not signed up, call or come in and we'll get you on the list!

     Due to a busy summer for everyone... There "will not" be a July Pin Pals.
     Kathy Cardiff will be teaching "Pin Pals" again on Saturday, August 23rd from 10-1 or 2-5.


     
Starting in September we're happy to announce a New Club!!

     It's a new design by Buttermilk Basin called "With Thy Needle"

     We'll have a monthly kit... stay tuned for more details.

"More Cottage Keepsakes"
     Thank you to everyone for coming out to Kathy Cardiff's book signing! We had a fun day. If you missed getting your book, don't worry we have your copy at The Loft. We'll save you one! Cost is $25.00.




 Home Goods... and lots of them!

     We are getting in so many beautiful items. Stop in and see our living room filled with dishes to candles.


     
     Visit our bedroom and take in the great aromas of the fresh Sachets and Spray Scents. 
     
     Oodles of home decor throughout the store!!


     Colleen Loucas will be teaching a "Mystery Jelly Roll Quilt" on Saturday, July 12th from 10-4. Cost is $25.00.
     This class includes Lunch too!


Have a Safe & Happy 4th of July!!!
From all of us at The Country Loft