Down a dirt road, past fields and deep woods ~
stands a humble little farmhouse wearing chippy white paint and a rusty tin roof...
it's here at our beloved Notforgotten Farm that you will find us...chasing our kittens, puttering in the herb gardens, or talking to the trees.
...

Our Needlework Shop & Studio
is located here at our farm:
3530 Tye River Road
Amherst, Virginia 24521
ph. 434-263-6508
email ~ notforgottenfarmwitch@gmail.com

Due to Covid-19 Health restrictions, the Shop & Studio at Notforgotten Farm is CLOSED until further notice...

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visit our Etsy Shop by clicking on any one of the thumbnail photos below or going to
www.Notforgottenfarm.etsy.com



Saturday, April 24, 2010

Quilt Class Pics ~

Oh,....we DO have fun!!!
our little quilt class was today here in the shop~
Here's Felicia, talking about the 'proper' way of hand-quilting....

...she really likes to teach how she learned to quilt,
meaning,
to measure, cut & stitch exactly,
so your little quilt doesn't end up all...
well....
"Wonky"...

She really does know her stuff, and I admire her
BUT
I am one that doesn't follow rules, persay...
So, after Flea left,
I "UNtaught" the girls how to hand quilt...
I don't measure...
I NEVER cut straight.
...my little quilts look like they were made by a child....
here's Robin's (above)

and Denise's (above)

...and Jane's (above)

...and Sue's (above)

and, Winnie's (above)...
each one of them perfect in their very own way...
I'm so proud of my students!

you may notice that each quilt may differ in size from student-to-student...
whether it is sewing, stitching, hooking, punching, dollmaking or painting...
the foundation of the class is laid out for you,
BUT
it is up to YOU to finish it the way you like...
each one a piece from your heart~
 I love to see your finished projects!!!

Blessings from the Farm,
Lori

13 comments:

  1. Looks like a fun class and day at the shop Lori! I'm afraid I'm like Felicia when it comes to the pieced quilts! Wish I could be more carefree like you with different things so they have that naive, child like look but I'm too rigid I guess! LOL

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  2. Thanks Lori for a fun filled day, and yes I did learn some also!! Do we get to have an advanced class??
    Have a good evening and will talk to you later.xo (millstonemercantile)

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  3. I love the quilts. I wish I lived close so I could join in.
    Kimberly: )

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  4. What sweet little quilts!..What a fun day!....Wish i lived closer to come!!~~hugs,Jen

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  5. I may try some quilting, they look really nice. Did you get a new blog background, I love it,,,it goes so well with you header pic.
    Blessings,
    ~Ronda~

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  6. Thanks to you and Felicia!!! I really think I can make a quilt on my own,now.
    Such a pleasant day with such nice people.

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  7. Looks like fun!
    Oh I wish I lived closer . . I'd pop in for a class!

    Lori Ann

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  8. Hello of discover your blog of France! I shall like being so with you for patcher! I have just made a first realization on my blog! But I am far from having your talent! I envy you and I shall so like living in your so beautiful country!!!!
    Best regards of France
    Marylin

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  9. Such beautiful quilts!!! Wonderful color schemes... and so fast!

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  10. I love your quilting philosophy--and I love wonky quilts. It's what makes them look handmade and charming. Embrace the "imperfect" and enjoy the process!

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  11. Looks like so much fun! I wish I lived near so I could take a class like this. I would be the one with the wonky quilt thought! LOL

    Jennifer
    Feathers in the Nest

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  12. What fun..I love everyone's designs and the shop looks wonderful :)

    I too have much difficulty cutting a straight line..even with a cutting mat a ruler and a rotary cutter...I just can not manage it!

    Wishing you a wonderful day, Doreen

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  13. Awesome place to sit and stitch and love how each lil' quilt turned out different!

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