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Friday, August 2, 2013

{ Stitching Along....}

really, I AM stitching!
it's just that the past few days
we've had a brief spell of cooler temps
and less humidity...
so I am actually in the progress of cleaning the farmhouse ~
 
here is (one of ) my favorite place to stitch...
it's an old wingback chair in my keeping room:
 
 
bright and comfy

the morning sun coming around ~
old feedsack on the back of my chair
and feather-filled ticking pillow
for my back...


love my old farmhouse
 and here is proof that I am actually stitching:
 
 
see? almost finished...


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happy little stitches


love their expressions :)


their treat bucket looks confused though! ha!!


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 and
even though I must own at least 100 pincushions
in all shapes, sizes and ages ~
...this is the one I love the most:
 
 
plain & simple
 
 I think it's actually the 'inards' of a pincushion ~
looks like it might have had a fancier covering at one time.
I like it just the way it is.
floppy and filled with little silver pins....
 
 
I keep a pair of small vintage children's scissors pinned on to it by a big old safetypin.
always handy when I need them....
Felicia is almost finished with
"Widow's Weeds"
and then Peter & I will put it in a frame specially designed for that design.
 
I am hoping for a Sunday release of all 5 of the new designs!!!
woohoo!
 
have a beautiful day my Friends~
Lori from
Notforgotten Farm

16 comments:

Stacey said...

Thank you for sharing your Farm House! I love stopping by your blog when I can... it's like stopping in to say hello and share a cup of tea with a dear friend. Even more so with your sewing nook. Keep stitchin' from the heart OXOXOX

Stacey34

Sharon said...

Thanks for sharing your farmhouse! It seems very cozy.

I love the owls, and the treat bucket's expression is priceless! Can't wait for the patterns to become available.

Sharon

Anonymous said...

I love your stitching corner, it looks so inviting! Is that an antique wool-winder that I see?

Lori from Notforgotten Farm said...

yes it is ~ known as a niddy-noddy or weasel...it winds the yarn and 'pops' when it has come full-circle 'round...that's where the song 'Pop goes the weasel' springs from!
~ L

Elisabetta said...

Wonderful and confortable place to stitch and create your great patterns! Also this one is so beautiful, I can't wait your releases!!!!

Laurie said...

beautiful and your sittin' spot is beautiful also!!!

April said...

Can't wait to see all the designs!!!

Jacqueline said...

your work is simply amazing.. Love reading your blog.

Barb said...

What a lovely place to stitch!! I will be looking forward to Sunday!

prims by olde lady morgan said...

Great place to stitch and create! I have been creating out on the patio, it's been cooler here too! OLM

Simply Shelley said...

Very cute....I love your chair and the feather pillow,I have a couple...they are my favorites....blessings

linda said...

Comfy and cozy and oh so wonderful to see. I use a pillow for my back too and love the sun slanting through the windows.

Raymond Homestead said...

Just love your farmhouse, so cozy!

HomeSpunPrims said...

I always enjoy seeing pics of your farmhouse Lori. Thanks for sharing them. hugs, Lori

Lori Ann Corelis said...

You are one bundle of talent, warmth and energy m'dear! Those owls are just the sweetest, and stitching in your own little corners of the world? . . . What could be better?
L

Nancee said...

Great Idea to pin the scissors on the cushion!
nancee

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