we are also proud to offer you, our first-ever Primitive Frames from Notforgotten Farm....
the two frames shown below are made specifically for the two samplers...
onto 40 ct Parchment Linen from Week's Dye Works...
the mostifs include 2 black iron urns, bittersweet vines, moon & stars,
"1692 - Keep them in your memory"
using 1 strand over two threads~
the approximate finished size is 11 3/4" x 14 3/4"
not including the frame...
the FRAME is made from ancient Fir, from the oldest house on our property
the top shows a Tulip motif ~ the sides of the frame are 2" wide...
we chose to simply stain & wax the frame to keep the integrity of the wood....
handmade one at a time by Peter .
SALEM VILLAGE pattern $10.00 + shipping
Handmade TULIP FRAME $125.00 + shipping
Witches Garden Sampler
it measures approx. 10 1/2" x 13"
and was stitched one over two using all DMC threads....
iron crosses, headstones, grave crosses, a ladderback chair,
a crow, a field-house and a fence, assorted snakes,
a willow tree, a coffined-Ladye and the date ~ 1751.
the verses read:
"grow ye well in thy garden, sit a spell in my garden...
till and toil, tend thy soil"
"As this body too must die & my
mortal frame decay,
so must these nimble hands of mine
lie mouldering in the clay"
The fabulous frame was handmade by my hubby, Peter...
WITCHES GARDEN Sampler pattern $10.00 + shipping
Handmade TOMBSTONE Frame $125.00 + shipping
...and, last but not least,
Cross Eyed Cat
using DMC threads on 28ct. hand dyed Cashel linen...
it measures approx. 7" x 15", was stitched 2 over two and is shown framed in an antique frame.
"Eye of newt, wing of bat
thirteen whiskers from a cross eyed cat"
or you may purchase these from my picturetrail website or etsy shop
(links on sidebar)
I hope you are pleased with our work!!!
THANK YOU for all the kind words about the shop, and I can't wait for your visit!
Blessings from the Farm...