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

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Wednesday, December 15, 2010

My Sewing Basket....

Good Wednesday Morning to You!
Like many of you reading this post,
I too keep my needlwork in a sewing basket...
although I admit,
mine might be just
a little bigger
than yours...

Lately I'm finding myself lugging around this huge
(15" x 26")
antique laundry basket...
that I've filled with fabrics, quilt scraps, books, magazines, scissors (many, many scissors),
string, needles, punches, hooks & wool...
oh,
and a couple more baskets inside this one,
that are needed for pincushions, thread, papers & pencils.
I carry it from room-to-room as a sort of portable sewing room I guess!
hey, keeps everything handy, and helps build stong bones too...
'nuff said.
what does your sewing basket look like?
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and here are a few shots of the farmhouse
dressed in her very simple holiday frippery~




Today I will pack the last of the orders, and head off to our local post office,
which is run by the sweetest ladies ~
{{it is so very rural here, that they still hand-write the receipts!}}

&

I think i will take a woodland walk...
it is cold outside, but the fresh air will do me good...
I'll bring my camera and take some pics of our little forest...
plus,
we are expecting snow/freezing rain tomorrow,
and we'll be snugged up in the farmhouse...
( I better check that basket again to make sure I'm ready for a snow-day or two!)

Wishing you all a peaceful day filled with warmth ~

~ Lori ~

7 comments:

Tina Eudora said...

I am also planning a wonderful day filled with needlework and peace.
I love the photos of your beautiful home and a peek into your sewing basket! Mine is smaller but filled with things I love and cherish.
Have a lovely walk and after the holidays I would love to ask you a question or two about the supplies you carry for punch needle.
Tina xo

Lori from Notforgotten Farm said...

Always happy to help, Tina ~ thanks for your nice comment!
~Lori

Primitives By The Light of The Moon said...

Lovely farmhouse and your sewing basket looks quite perfect!

Robin at The Primitive Hutch said...

You Holiday displays are beautiful!
I need one of those handy dandy sewing baskets. I have piles all over the place. Prim Blessings! Robin

Denise * said...

Lori...love your cozy home for the holidays.....and the thought of a full basket......we all need to have something ready to go at any given time....looks like you do!...........many blessings & Merry Christmas my friend...~Denise

Trudy said...

Merry Christmas Lori!

I keep a slightly smaller :-)basket right beside my wing chair in my kitchen, and its always full of 'necessities' for my stitching. My 1 1/2 year old grandson always goes over to it to have a peek inside, but he knows already that it 'Gram's stuff' and not to touch!

Love the pictures of your beautiful home all decked out for the holidays...just lovely!

I wanted to ask you how one goes about getting 'invited' to join the 'Samplermakers'? It looks like it would be something that I would love to belong to.

Happy Holidays to you and your family,
Wooly hugs,
Trudy

Lori from Notforgotten Farm said...

Trudy ~
we would love to welcome you to Samplermakers...please email me at not4got@aol.com & I'll send you out an invite!
~Lori