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 ~

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

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

Thursday, August 3, 2017

~ Preparations ~

 Good Thursday Morning 
~ Friends & Folk! ~

we are in the throes of preparing for the upcoming
Rug Hooking Week at Historic Sauder Village ~ August 14 - 19th.

lots of patterns still to be printed and packaged, linen to be cut ~ books to be bound!
we are so excited to be included in this year's rug hooking week,
... and I am over the moon to be teaching as well ~

click on the image below to read more about Rug Hooking Week ~

this is the project I'll be teaching,
 ~ a Floral Dummy Board ~  to show how to incorporate punch needle 
into your rug hooking for added effect...

I'm still working on new designs that I'll be taking with me for this show ~
and I will have a few Show Exclusives that will be in limited kit-form at the show...
{but, you'll just have to wait till after the show to see them!} 

Lots of folks are asking what we will have in the booth:
so, aside from patterns ~ we will be bringing along our
 Hookinpunch© gripper frames, Punch Needle Stations, Floss Winder Boxes, 
Wooden Paddles, Stitcher's Trays, Primitive Rug Hooks...etc.

i should be finished with this owl & jack punch this afternoon, 
~ then will 'finish' finish it with a rug hooked border ~

oh! almost forgot,
we will be bringing along our new Sewing Clamp too :)

and we will be offering them in our Etsy shop soon too ~

I will share more photos later on my Instagram page & FB

 Well I am off to work...
yard work & farmhouse chores before needlework today.
grass is getting tall, weeds are getting high, laundry is piling up.

have a beautiful day my sweet friends!

Blessings from the Farm
 ~ Lori


  1. arghhh...I live on the other side of the state!!! wishing you loads of sales and so much fun...

  2. And you will be loaded for bear...and hookin'! Life is good, isn't it, Lori? :)

  3. Hope you gave a fabulous market 😊

  4. That should be "have" a fabulous and I know you'll be a great teacher 😊

  5. I sooo need the new sewing clamp. Perfect for my side table when binding..
    So many goodies going to Sauder show. 💗

  6. And we are SO excited that you are coming to Sauder!!!! Cannot wait to see your booth!!!

  7. Sounds lime fun, lori!
    Love ur new punches!! Love fall , better get a few started,,,
    Exciting for u to be going to sauder,,, sounds amazjng,,,

  8. Would be awesome to go there some day !!! Have a Great time !!!!

  9. Can't wait to see your booth loaded with goodies. Please bring some halloween samples!! Hello from Michigan


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  11. So nice , you and Peter make such a great team! Both so creative!



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