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Sunday, November 3, 2013

Clothespin Ditty Bag ~


Hi Folks!
Well I am feeling SO much better ~ thanks to all for the well-wishes :)
We did get to visit Hannah yesterday ~ I am so happy we did! 
We went to Richmond to Cary Town, a district near where she lives...
...it was a beautiful day and we had a wonderful time with her and it was great seeing Skyler too!

It was some much-needed time and I'm happy we all got to spend some time together ~ 
...can't wait for her to come home for the Holidays.

I wanted to share my finish of the little 
Clothespin Ditty Bag
that I've been stitching up, to hold Peters awesome clothespins:

plain & simple
 after finishing the cross stitching, I simply folded back the linen to within 1/4" of the last stitch on all 4 sides of the project and stitched it to the front of a bag that I made using repro & early fabrics...

(beautiful hooked rug & needlepunch above by Homespunprims ~ Lori Rippey)

here is the patch on the back:

~ beautiful browns ~

 here is a close up of the patched hole on the front of the bag:
I used ealry brown/cream homespun for that...

use it up ~ wear it out ~ make it do ~ or do without.
 the pattern is now available in our ETSY shop ~
the pattern includes the finishing instructions for the finished bag too!

one of our black colonial racks in our kitchen holds the ditty bag ~

I am off to do some grocery shopping today ~
our cupboards are bare and I would like to bake some fresh rosemary bread tomorrow...

Come by again soon &
* Blessed be *
 Lori

10 comments:

denise said...

glad to hear you are feeling better

HomeSpunPrims said...

Hi Lori,
Glad to hear you are feeling better and got to see Hannah. I know that was good medicine. Love your ditty bag and Peter's clothes pins. You two make a great creative team. Also want to thank you for mentioning the hand-mades you purchased from me. They look wonderful in your farmhouse. Have a wonderful day. Hugs, Lori

Sandra said...

Love the clothes pen bag ~ it is fantastic! So happy you got better so you could go to Richmond to see Hannah.
Blessings,
Sandra
Homespun Elegance
www.plainfancymerchant.blogspot.com

Robin at The Primitive Hutch said...

So glad to hear your feelin' better.
Love this stitchery!!! I'm adding this to my wish list!
Enjoy your day!
Prim Blessings
Robin

NMK said...

Happy to hear you are feeling better & could see your daughter !!! Love your pretty ditty bag & the neat peg board it's hanging from !!!

Debra said...

Happy to hear that you're feeling better! The rosemary bread sounds wonderful; any chance for a recipe? My herbs are still thriving, as we really haven't had a frost yet, so I am looking for ways to enjoy them while they last. The ditty bag is wonderful!

Margs Primitive Quilts said...

LoVe the clothspeg ditty bag . You do wonderful work!.Oh, the rosemary bread sounds delicious!
So glad you are feeling better.

annie said...

glad you are feeling better!
wonderful you got to see your daughter! love the bag, and his pins!

thesimplequiet said...

loving your ditty bag and those lori rippey creations!

rebecca

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