Our little needlework shop & studio
is located at
3530 Tye River Road
Amherst, VA 24521
ph. 434-263-6508
email - Notforgottenfarmwitch@gmail.com

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Wednesday, September 21, 2016

~ Looking Ahead ~

 Good Wednesday Morning
 Friends & Folk!

a beatifully-overcast day is on tap for us...
a perfect day to fire-up the slow cooker with some lamb stew 
~ and I think I'll bake some apple hand pies for dessert...
I love when the farmhouse is filled with wonderful scents from the kitchen, don't you?

As the month of September winds down, and with the first full day of Autumn being tomorrow,
I have been sketching ideas & creating for the upcoming Winter shows & events on my schedule...

by far the most exciting event on my schedule each year is the imitable:
 From Our Hands & Hearts Show
November 11 & 12 ~ 2016
The Boston Twp. Hall
1775 Main St. ~ Peninsula, Ohio

Friday Preview 
4pm ~ 7pm
$15.00 per person

Saturday Show
 10am ~ 3pm
$6.00 at the door
($1.00 off with any ad, printed web page or post card!)

From Our Hands & Hearts Show
 I look so forward to seeing my artisan friends there, and greeting friends old & new who come to spend the day shopping with us ~ this is a not-to-miss event and you will never regret going!

I am working on wonderful one of a kind finished goods for this show
~ and am in full throttle creative mode!
this year is my third year as a participating artist with them...
I am so very thankful to Lori Ann & Rebekah for their gracious invitation ~

in other news:
The Winter issue of Primitive Quilts and Projects magazine is out
and includes another of my 'primsical' punch needle designs for you.

I have been blessed to be a part of this fine publication since it's inception...
and if you don't subscribe, you can find it at any bookseller :)
If you are any kind of primitive needleworker, you'll love this issue!

Primitive Quilts & Projects

and here is my design in the current Winter issue ~
{isn't he dapper?}

 I used wonderful Valdani threads for this design 
and finished it off with sweet mini pompom trim from

And ~
Look for another of my punch/wool applique design in the NEW publication:
Wool Works Magazine due out in January 2017...
I am SUPER EXCITED to be a part of this new magazine for lovers of wool!!!

 Also ~
 in between this & that,
~ I'm almost finished designing the next model for the October/November/December 2016
and will send that off to my model stitcher ~ 
member's kits will begin shipping about October 10th.

 so there you have it ~ 
my heart is full and my hands are busy!

~ Blessings from the Farm ~


Anonymous said...

What an exciting lineup of folk art immersion! I've subscribed to Wool Works and am looking forward to the first issue…with your work especially! Your Snow Crow is whimsically adorable…I love the background that accentuates his, er, unique color. :) Thank you, Lori, for keeping us followers "in the loop," be it punch needle, appliqué, or rug hooking! Learning and enjoying so much.

Winnie said...

What a rich Fall you have ahead to look forward too!! I do love your snow crow. He is indeed quite a dapper chap!!

The Eveningstitcher said...

You are one busy gal!! Your mind must be full gear 24/7!! So excited for the show in Ohio...will see you there!! Still waiting for my Primitive Quilt magazine...it is one of the best!!

Charlene ♥ SC said...

Girl, you are rockin' & rollin' to beat the band. Keep those wheels spinning. ❣️

Summer said...

I so love your idea of a good day ♥


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