~ our ~

Needlework Shop
is located at
3530 Tye River Road
Amherst, VA 24521
ph. 434-263-6508
email ~ Notforgottenfarmwitch@gmail.com

Regular Farm Shop Hours:

Saturdays Only ~
10:00 - 4:00

Or Call/Email to make an appointment to visit us another day ~


~ Please visit our ETSY Shop for our unique patterns, supplies and wooden items
specifically designed for rug hooking, punch needle, applique, embroidery and cross stitch ~
... the photos below are just a few examples of what we offer in our Etsy shop ~ kindly click on any photo below to visit and see more ~

Saturday, December 20, 2008

Just "Stuff"...

We had a busy day here in the shop, customers came from near & far to get patterns, wool, advice, ....floss, fabric, advice,...more advice...

I love when my customers ask me questions on how to "do" something...
I am always happy to help as best as I can....
Sharing the things I've learned over the years fill my heart.
I'm thrilled to pieces at the results!!!
Not only have I helped in lighting a little spark in the heart
of a 'newbie' hooker, stitcher, puncher, etc...
I've made a new Friend!!!!
THAT is my reward~
The picture above shows a scarf that I made from some as-is wool, I then embellished it by needlefelting a robin's nest with dogwood flowers...
adding little beading to the center of the flowers....
Our Needlefelting Class for Beginners will be held Saturday, January 17th 10-3...
I'll be teaching you the basic techniques for needlefelting,
and you will make a scarf of your very own design!
Class fee is $25.00 ~
if you'd like me to save a seat for you, please email me at not4got@aol.com

Just received our shipment of the new Wool Street Journal magazine...
If you'd like to purchase one, you can email me at not4got@aol.com ~
they are $8.00 each ~
This issue is the January 2009 issue, it is chock-full of
thee most gorgeous rugs, colors & articles!

Below are pictures of Felicia's youngest daughter,
Bella, stitching the afternoon away...

she's in kindergarten and is already comfortable with a needle & thread!

you go girl!

This picture below is of the little quilt that Felicia made as a model for the upcoming
Beginners Quilting Class on February 21st ~ (saturday) from 10-3
Class fee is $25.00 and includes everything you need to make this quilt...
it measures approx. 12 1/2" x 16" ~
You'll have a choice of fabric colors, and will learn how to measure, cut, hand-piece & hand-quilt.
...the class is filling up quick, so if you'd like to attend,
please email me at not4got@aol.com to reserve your seat!

Well, today is Hannah's 14th birthday...we bought her some Chanel parfum that she wanted so badly, and she was gifted with some spending money from some relatives...
needless to say, she is at the Mall right now with her father !!!

We celebrated by having Chocolate Mousse cake, then we watched the home video of the day I went into labor, Hannah being born (no, no "grim" shots!) and of us bringing her home...
We watch it every year, and every year I cry when I see her that little again...
She's blessed our lives more than I would have ever imagined...
Tonight will be a quiet one,
as I'll be stitching on the model for the Mercantile Gatherings magazine...
We'll watch a movie and maybe have popcorn & cocoa with marshmallows! yum!

Wishing you a Peaceful weekend spent with those you love, in the place you love most.
Blessed be,


Julie said...

Happy Birthday to your daughter, Hannah!!! Fourteen was a fun age. Way to go Bella!!! I'm impressed to see such a young one with her needlework ~ it's precious!

Sherry said...

HAPPY B-DAY To YOU Hannah (I'm singing)Sounds like it was a GOOD Day!!!!! HMMMM Chanel huh???? I had to wait till I was MUCH older & married before I was gifted with Chanel !!!!! LOL!!!

The Queen

PS: Flea, Bella's so cute stitchin' there!!!! Love it that she's already stitchin'!!!!!

Cinlyn said...

Happy Birthday Hannah! The chocolate mousse cake sounds oh so yummy!!
Way to go Bella...keep on stitchin'!!
I so miss havin' my own shop...maybe again one day, down the drive behind my house!
Sounds like you all had a wonderful day!

janeu729 said...

What a wonderfu post! Your Hannah is so lovely and I'm glad she had such a nice B-day. I hope to get our Gracie stitchin' in a year or 2. I'll be visiting soon for some how-to advice.

Mrs. Staggs said...

Happy Birthday to your daughter. I wish her many happy days.

That little blue quilt is so pretty, and I love your scarf. I've only just started a little bit of needle felting, so it's interesting to see all the was that others are using it.

Thank you for sharing all your wonderful ideas. Merry Christmas!

Designs by CK said...

Hi Lori!

Wishing you & yours a most blessed Christmas / happy New Year!

Chris (-:

Sherry said...

Wow! The quilt is wonderful! Love that Felicia is stitching so young! Happy Birthday to your daughter! I hope she had a wonderful day!

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