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Needlework Shop
is located at
3530 Tye River Road
Amherst, VA 24521
ph. 434-263-6508
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Thursday, June 9, 2011

Witches Garden Progress & textures...

besides shearing the sheep, brushing the donkeys & dogs,
training a kitten, keeping everyone cool & watered,
tending the gardens, house & shop....

this is what I've been doing ~

working steadily on my Witches Garden sampler.
it sits next to my stitching chair,
needle ready...
...waiting for those fleeting moments I have between
life happening all around me and moments of quiet respite.

another thing I love to do when I have tiny golden droplets of time
is to photograph the beauty of my farm and nature...

an abandoned wasp nest...twigs...seashells (from CT) and
a sweey little nest I found....made entirely of donkey-tail hair.

little pleasures such as these help to refresh my busy mind ~
soothing my restless creative spirit and hands...

hoping you all have a wonderfully creative day!

please remember to help our wild friends
by placing a cool bowl of water
somewhere safe
so they may cool off a bit in this heat!!!

Blessings from the Farm...


Jane said...

Aren't the natural things the best decor? I cut stems of meadow rue, red monarda and river oats for a bouquet, this morning. The bluebirds have been visiting the birdbath!
Pretty hot to do much outside, so I'm stitchin' and a-hookin'.

Notforgotten Farm said...

sounds good to me jane!!! stay cool and keep miss skye comfy!

TheCrankyCrow said...

The Witches' Garden is looking great Lori....Love your "natural" collections (especially the donkey hair nest!) I thought I was the only one who fills my home with abandoned bird nests, wasp nests, and unusual rocks!! Glad to see I'm in good company! Stay cool - we're back to sweatshirts here! Smiles & Hugs ~ Robin

Kathleen From Yesteryear Embroideries said...

Love the sampler you are working on! I can relate to all of the outside work that needs to be done and then to go in and be able to stitch! And yes, I have many watering containers for all of the wildlife and pets here on the farm................it has been so dry! blessings,Kathleen

Notforgotten Farm said...

Robin (crankycrow) o how I would LOVE to be in a sweatshirt, jeans and clogs right now...I'm sitting here writing this with a river running down my back and a pool in my bra! (too much information??) hahhaha! ~

Notforgotten Farm said...

kathleen, it is SO dry here...our gardens are drying up before they have a chance to sprout...hoping we get some tomato's for canning....c'mon RAIN!

Courtney said...

I just love your sampler. It's been very hot here the past two days. I've had three baby robin fledge this week off of our front porch. I need to check their water! Stay cool!

Notforgotten Farm said...

will do , you too Courtney! and yes, please water those babies!!!!

jennifer768 said...

Summer time on the farm is a busy time. It keeps me busy just running back and forth watering the animals.

Love the natural display.I am always watching for abandoned bird nests on the ground.

Your sampler is coming along beautifully . Love it !Jen

primjillie said...

You are probably tired of hearing it from me, but I love the sampler! I love stitching letters, so this looks perfect for me. I can hardly wait! I love the colors too!

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