Our
Needlework Shop
is located at
3530 Tye River Road
Amherst, VA 24521
ph. 434-263-6508
email ~ Notforgottenfarmwitch@gmail.com

Our Regular SHOP HOURS are:
Saturdays Only 10:00 ~ 4:00
{weather permitting or I am away at a show/class}

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~ Please visit our ETSY Shop for our unique patterns, supplies and wooden items
specifically designed for rug hooking, punch needle, applique, embroidery and cross stitch ~

the photos below are just a few examples of what we offer in our Etsy shop ~ kindly click on any photo below to visit and see more ~


Monday, February 6, 2017

~ A New Mat & First Monday Night! ~


~ Good Morning Friends & Folk ~

 I pulled a few loops on a new, small mat last night during the game ~
but I was so distracted that not much got finished....

this one is called 
"Pull Weeds"
and the girls that have visited the Farm Shop lately have seen it.
It's only 11" x 14", but it lends itself to many different color planning options.
{{{this design will be available soon in our Etsy shop, in paper, pdf & on linen too}}} 


my favorite spot ~
 


I've got all of the lettering hooked, and it reads
"Plant Seeds Pull Weeds" around the border...
the simple shapes of the vines/leaves/flowers can be hooked at varying heights, 
with different textiles, using different techniques and with so many color choices ~
just like a real-life little garden of-sorts.

 

at the moment, 
I've chosen these wools ~ 
but that is subject to change at the drop of a pin, so.....


and now that I see that cornflower blue on my screen ~
it's gotta go!
 

 

I'll share more progress on this tomorrow, 
as I hope to finish it tonight...
 
and speaking of,
Tonight is "First Monday Night Open Hook/Stitch"
{knit, crochet, punch, appliqué.... needlework!}
and we will be in the Farm Shop this evening, from 5:00 - 9:00
if you'd like to come for a few hours of cheerful creativity, then join us!
We'll have finger sandwiches, drinks and sweets to much on while we create ~
 
Blessings from the Farm ~ 
 Lori

6 comments:

Nancy D. said...

That's what I want to do!! Plant seeds and pull weeds!! Too early, methinks…no, me knows it's too early, lol! Cute rug pattern indeed, Lori. Wish we could do a virtual "First Monday." :)

Rugs and Pugs said...

How ironic. Just saw a sign yesterday that said the same thing.
Have fun tonight :)

MrsDuncanMahogany said...

I so wish I lived closer!!!

Saundra said...

Can't wait to see that piece finished.... I love what you've done so far!!!!

joanie bedwell said...

I love reading your blog and looking at all your needlework,but I sure am missing all the counted cross stitch you used to put out. Are you planning on doing any new patterns soon?

elaine allerton said...

Lori,,, looks lime a fun pattern, something neat about starting a new pattern!! Cozy spot!!
Ish I lived nearby, would be there,,, take care, ,,