...Down a dirt road, past woods and fields sits a humble little farmhouse wearing chippy white paint and a rusty tin roof ~
It's here you'll find me pulling thread and wool through linen and chasing after my kittens…
I collect old & odd things ~ I throw my head back and cackle when I laugh and I see the past through the eye of a needle.

~ I love my life and those I share it with.

Our farm shop is located at
3530 Tye River Road
Amherst, VA 24521
Studio Phone ~ 434-263-6508
email ~ not4got@aol.com

~ SUMMER~
Farm Shop Hours

Most Fridays:
Shop Open: 11:00 to 3:00 ~ {best to call ahead}

SATURDAYS:
Shop Open & Open Hooking & Stitching: 11:00 to 3:00
~ Bring your work in progress!



Dear Friends ~

All original photographs & word content on this blog is ©Notforgotten Farm ~
unless otherwise stated.
Thank you!

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Sneak Peek of Summer-y Things to come ~


Hello Friends & Folk!!!!

How do you like the 'new' look to my blog??
I wanted to design a header that reflected me, our beloved farm & my love of needlework…
and wanted to change the colors a bit too ~ 
...I think it suits me well, don't you?
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We've been working on our Summer designs-to-come ~
{{Miss Flea has been a busy little stitcher-bee lately…}}

for this design, I've been inspired by my gardens 
and the hundreds of bumbler & honey bees that visit us daily ~
{I call them bumbler bees because they look cute but clumsy to me!}

...this peek is of
"Beekeeper"








and I've been wanting to chart a nautical-but-stitching themed design for a while ~
this one below is called:
"Uncharted Linen"

and includes motifs of rolling waves, a ship, an anchor…



{of course a sewing basket had to be included}
and you can see a whale's head too!

 

here is another snap of the two of them 
clothes-pinned to my project wall
waiting for their finishes...



We'll have another couple of cross stitch designs, 
and perhaps a needle punch design or two…
~ plus new thread winders that I think you'll love!!!


Looking towards an early June release date for all !

~ Blessings from the Farm ~
 Lori

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Pattern Models for Sale ~

Hello Friends & Folk! 
I'm offering a smattering of models available for sale…

If interested, please email me at Not4got@aol.com to purchase & I will invoice you through Paypal.

I will be offering more models for sale soon!
~ have fun :)
UPDATE ~ ALL MODELS HAVE BEEN SOLD
thanks so very much my friends!!
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"SPOOLS of my Thread" pocket ~ {below}
SOLD THANK YOU




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"Merry Gathering Basket pocket" ~ {below}
SOLD THANK YOU






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"My Threads" pocket ~ {below}
SOLD THANK YOU




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"Robin Needlebook" ~ {below}
SOLD THANK YOU


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"Strawberry Basket" pin pillow ~ {below}
SOLD THANK YOU
Strawberry Basket Pin Pillow ~
SOLD THANK YOU




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"Blue Belle" punch needle pillow ~ {below}
SOLD THANK YOU


Blue Belle punch needle pillow ~
SOLD THANK YOU




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"Garden House" pin pillow ~ {below}
SOLD THANK YOU




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"Folk Tulip" Needlework Station ~ {below}
SOLD THANK YOU

Folk Tulip Needlework Station ~
SOLD THANK YOU



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"Little Red Schoolhouse" covered book w/ sampler ~ {below}
SOLD THANK YOU



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"Hallowe'en Tree" Framed Cross Stitch ~ {below}
SOLD THANK YOU



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Many thanks for visiting today, come by again soon!

~ Blessings from the Farm ~
 Lori

Monday, May 25, 2015

Good News for Rug Hookers, another Blog Hop and a Picnic!!!

Happy to announce that
the ever-amiable & super talented Kris Miller of
has told me that she now has all 4 of my Farm Chores designs ready for rug hookers!!

shown below, are my original designs ~ that I worked in punch needle.
they are {clockwise starting at top right:} 
Dipping Candles, Keeping the Bees, Shelling Peas & Laundry Day

Each separate ready-to-hook pattern measures a nice size of 25.5 inches x 20 inches...
and Kris has them available Hand Drawn for you on your choice of 
Monks cloth {$40.00} or Linen {$51.00}
you can contact Kris by visiting her website link above and sending her your order ~

I cannot wait to see what fabulous rugs you all will create from these!
make sure to please send me photos of your finished rugs!





my sweet friend Kris & her handsome hubby ~
in one of their most fab booths.
aren't they cute?


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I received an email from the equally-sweet 
asking if I'd like to participate in yet another one of her fabulous blog hops ~ 
and the answer of course was,….yes!
So watch for more on that soon {like in June}
:)


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later today,
we will spend the evening with friends,
enjoying a quiet picnic of sorts ~
...to celebrate the holiday…

~ never forget those who have fought to protect our freedom ~
please enjoy a safe & happy Memorial Day!!



~ Blessings from the Farm ~
 Lori

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