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Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Sheep, Clover & a Hook of Her Own ~

Good Morning from 'Soggy Bottom Farm' !!!
{{{yikes, I think I saw Peter draw up some plans for an ark last night}}}
is it raining where you are? 
~ I think Mother Nature is a bit confused this year…seems like April showers are here early!

In any event,
I am 98% finished with my 
Lamb in the Clover wool applique/embroidery design:

 I'm showing her in B&W 
so you can see the french knots I did on her bum & neck…



here is her backside in color ~




but these are more like the true colors of the wools & threads I used:
I yet have to bind this, but I want to add more stitches to the background around her…
I'm using Valdani #8 pearl cotton for my embroidery stitching & blanket stitch ~
… and YES! 
she is the same sheep/lamb from my logo, 
~ which I also recently used for our awesome hook display sign :)



&
look what I got!
a hook of my very own ~ and a PURPLE hook at that!
{it's actually a Mulberry color and I love it}
my thanks to dear hubby & to master Chris for making it for me…
now I can hook in style!

Oh, almost forgot ~



don't you love the little spool hook-stand?
I DO!




purple makes me happy.




Of course ~
 I had to add some of the same mulberry hued wool strips to my spool…
looked too naked to me 
;)




now I can hook in style 
AND not have my hook roll off my worktable!
YAY!




We have been receiving many {many} emails, PM's & Convo's 
regarding our hooks and I am happy to say that they will be listed in our Etsy shop by the weekend!
along with the new patterns & everything else.
so, keep an eye either here or on my FB page for their release so you don't miss out.

Well, I am off to fill orders ~
Thank you to all who have commissioned me to create them custom needle boxes & coffers!
we SO appreciate your kind support & friendship!!!

Dance between the Raindrops today my Friends!

~ Blessings from the Farm ~ 
 Lori

3 comments:

Nancy D. said...

The rain has stopped…and it's all cold sunshine here. But the best day brightener is seeing your appliquéd lamb! She's charming! Purples make me happy…so many hues! Be sure to step outside for a moment and taste those raindrops, Lori. Here, we consider them a blessing...

Silent Stitches said...

Good Afternoon Lori, The little lamb is adorable! The primitive rack full of hooks is awesome! A "hooker's" candy store!
April showers.... in February, here too. Your designs hold the promise of Spring! (24+- days? 'til Spring!)
Enjoy the day everyone!

Barbara Melotto said...

It's been raining all day here in CT. The temps are close to 50. At least the dirty snow is just about gone. Love the hook and your lamb!

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