Tuesday, November 15, 2011

It's Christmas at the Loft

I know that it is a long time since I blogged, but I have almost been living at The Country Loft. For two weeks we all were working on new kits galore and also found time to decorate the store. Sharon already showed lots of great things on the store's blog (just check my side-bar) and Paulette of Sweet-P (also on the bar) has spent days showing her shopping time there (thanks Paulette!) ....so I am just adding my two cents worth.....

Kathy spent all last week moving everything in the shop....My Crazy at Home things became part of this great display in the living room....Don't you love this Santa??? The cone shaped boxes were home to some snowman spoolie kits....just one of our 20 new Christmas kits)

Kathy Cardiff of the Cottage at Cardiff Farms designed this pin cushion for us....a little wool branch and berries...

....and I designed this little sewing kit....a bag to take your snowman cushion, scissors and thread in....the cushion is in a little pie tin....

....and here is part of the main table....Kathy used my "Angels Surround Us" as the cloth on this display....the kit on this table is a snowman gift card holder....that can be an ornament too....

.....and here is the little tree in the kitchen....those are my crazy Christmas stockings....I designed them before I did Wool Crazy....so they are actually in cottons and homespuns (yes I do own other fabric!!!!)

It was a great day and we all had such a good time....I was the cashier and I want to thank all of those very patient people who waited....and waited and laughed and made new friends ...and probably waited some more! It was such fun to see so many familiar faces and meet lots of new people too!

Today I am finally spending a day at home....Gene will be glad to see that he can't write his name on the furniture and that the hardwood floors have been swept! I hope that you are having a wonderful Tuesday......Jo Ann


  1. Everything looks so fun! It gets me in the Christmas spirit!

  2. WOW!!! I so wish I lived close by so I could spend sometime in your shop! It makes my heart happy just looking at your pictures! Yes.... I love that Santa and so much more!

  3. I wish I could shop there, so many wonderful displays and christmas items.
    Love the angel quilt, something I would like to do.


  4. It looks great and I so wish I was clsoe enough to see it in person!!!

  5. I just HAVE to say...your pictures are gorgeous but REAL LIFE is SEW much better!! LOVED every moment and EVERY display!! Also thank you for letting me take pictures so that I could share the eye candy with other Wool Crazies!! You must have been exhausted by the end of the day!! To be quite honest I never noticed the crowds...even in the line up to the till there was so much to see and of course we all had to check out what others were buying!! :o) Have a wonderful Christmas at the Country Loft!!

  6. I'm going to make to this store one of these days-- thanks for always sharing your photos.....

  7. Hi! Greetings from Finland! Your quilts are so fantastic! It's so nice to find other quilters all around the world! :)

  8. Hi! Greetings from Finland! Your quilts are so fantastic! It's so nice to find other quilters all around the world! :)