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

Regular Shop & Open Studio Hours:
Fridays & Saturdays 10:00 - 4:00

Kindly visit our CLASSES & EVENTS Page for Classes both here in the Studio and at other fabulous places!

PLEASE NOTE
*no Open Studio during pre-scheduled Classes or Events

Our ETSY Shop is Always Open!
visit our Etsy Shop by clicking on any one of the thumbnail photos below or going to
www.Notforgottenfarm.etsy.com



Friday, May 14, 2010

Friday....

This week has seriously flown by!
i swear, I just don't know where the time goes anymore~

it was just Saturday, wasn't it?

Speaking of Saturday,
tomorrow is our Braided rug Class here in the shop...
it is a FULL class! woohoo!!!
this morning will be spent readying the shop (read: cleaning)
and getting the supplies ready for the students...
should be a fun class & I'll post pics of our shenanigins on Sunday....
this afternnon, I'll be back in the farmhouse working on my Witch Garden Sampler...
it's coming along...
me thinks it is turning into a sort of band-sampler, but who knows...
I just follow my needle's coaxing!!!

here are my GAST threads hanging from my beloved & oh-so-helpful
Ott Lamp/Clamp/Magnifyer/Tray...
(I've told you all about this before, but it is theeeee best investment I've ever made...
especially now that these eyes of mine need more than my bifocals!)

being a needlework designer,
the Gentle Art company graciously sends me their beautiful threads
in hopes that I will use them in my designs...
...and that I do.

I always look forward to receiving a little envelope from them in the mail,
stuffed full of wonderful, new mouth-watering threads!!!

it's like holding a rainbow in your hands!!

...and, speaking of Rainbows;
the sun is predicted to shine this aft...
we'll see ~

Hoping your day is filled with beautiful colors!!!

Blessings from the Farm,
 Lori

6 comments:

  1. Hi Lori,

    Ohhh . . those colors!
    I agree . . the days seem to ZOOM by, especially in the spring!
    Thanks for your post on my blog! Silly me didn't mention that "Workt By Hand" is in Tipp City, Ohio !
    The town is too sweet . . . good restaurants and antique shops . . what more do you need? It would be so fun to meet up with you there!
    I am so fortunate to have my sister about 2.5 hours away...but even that is too far!

    Oh . . . and I worked it out! I'm headed to Quilt Market ! I can't wait! it's been years since I've been!)

    I wish I could come to a class at your farm . . . but you might have a hard time getting me to leave!

    Have a happy day,
    Lori Ann

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  2. Those are beautiful colours. I can imagine your hands start to itch to make something with it !!
    Have a wonderful day.

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  3. Yes, GAST are beautiful!! Your new pattern book came today! There are definitely things in there that begged to be hooked by me!!! It's great ~ hope you sell lots of them!

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  4. I love your blog and I read that you are doing a braided rug class tomorrow. If I wasn't in California I
    would be there. I have books and have tried to teach myself but alas just like everything else I try to learn if I could just sit and watch.
    So have a wonderful class and I will dream that I am there making a rug. :)
    I know that if I lived there, I would be a permanent fixture on your wall. :)I love all of your class listings.

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  5. What a beautiful array of colors in those threads, and only you can put them into the perfect settings. You are so inspiring, which is why I am finally, at last, after all these years,making my samplers!!! My dolls eagerly look forward to making some too! You are such a kind teacher.

    Christine

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  6. What becomes moldy all these sons(threads)! I dream about it! Best regards

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