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.
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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

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Thursday, April 1, 2010

{ ready? set.....STITCH!! }

Okeedokee...
I have my needle & thread,
my hoop & linen,
my scissors & beeswax...
and you can see a tease of my
"A Plump Wife"
peeking out from under that linen
(which is 32ct. Parchment, by-the-by...)

I'm stitching it one-thread-over-two and am liking it thusfar!!

see the little scissors-fob below?
it was a gift from a very sweet & talented Lady
at the rug show last weekend...
She made a bunch of them for the vendors to choose from,
& I chose this adorable,
MOVEABLE
Mermaid!!!


see how her bottom half is joined by a tiny brass ring?
she swings & sways & entertains...
WAY too much fun!!

My Thanks to all of your comments on our beautiful Peacock...
and for your awesome name suggestions!!

We have decided to name him
"Indigo Blue"
and nickname him 'Indie' for short....
(Thanks to my sister, Louisea for the name suggestion!)
he makes the strangest sounds!
one sound he makes reminds Peter of a Clown...
it sounds like Indie has a big rubber-bulbed honking horn!!!

Lazy is nuts for him, trying to get as close as he can to him, but Buddy,
well...my Big Boy is scared to death of him! HA!!!
(when Indie 'honks', Buddy dives under the front porch...
....Ah, my Hero.)

Another *SPARKLING* day ahead...
temps will be in the low 80's...
sunshine, warm breeze...
PERFECT
outdoor-stitching weather, don't you think?

Hoping your day is a peacefully creative one...
and...
Happy April Everyone!

Blessings from the Farm,
Lori

8 comments:

  1. Had to share a peacock story with you. When my son was an early teenager, he did some work around the farm for our veterinarian. One day he was raking out flower beds and one of his peacocks (he had quite a few that just roamed free) came up behind him and did his "scream". My son threw the rake up in the air, went to the barn to call me and I had to go get him. It scarred the livin' daylights out of him! (He did get back into it and kept working there.) It was hysterical! Enjoy your Indie, Dawn

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  2. More! More! I want to see more of A Plump Wife! *big grin*

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  3. Can't wait to meet Indigo Blue. Poor Buddy! He always needs someone to hold his hand. I think I'll be stitchin' outside, too, under my almost-blooming dogwood tree.
    Hugs....

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  4. I am enjoying the 80 degree temp too !! Love the name Indie !! Can't wait to see more of Plump !!

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  5. Perfect name...had a feeling you would find the Perfect name! Also anxious to see A Plump Wife...quite fitting at this end.

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  6. What a tease!! Can't wait to see more of a Plump Wife!

    Love the name you came up with for Indie - perfect!!

    Your fob is way too cute!

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  7. GailinVirginia:) Indie is a great name. Plump wife sounds like I don't wanna eat this bananna bread slice ;p
    BTW, when you do "blog' do you just sign in here with your blog...google is still giving me problems:(

    I love the 80 degree day we have today in Virginia...~Gail

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