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

Sunday, April 15, 2018

~ Virginia Rug Fest ~

 ~ Hello Friends & Folk! ~
and Happy Sunday to you all...

we have returned from our trip to Richmond VA for the
annual Virginia RugFest put on by the Shockoe Slip Rug Hookers

We stared the day by teaching a crash course in punch needle to these loverly ladies ~
{ hi ladies! }

The vendor booths were set up in the foyer of the 
Virginia Museum of History & Culture ~

here is our booth below;

here is Searsport Rug Hooking booth ~

beautiful baskets {below} by Diane Pearce
{of course on came home with me, and Joan as well}

wild colorful wools from Mary's Wool Garden ~
{picked up a couple of pieces}

drool-worthy woolens from sweetfolks at The Wool Studio ~ 
{yep got some of those too}

the raffle tables were FULL of treasures!

this year's Challenge Rugs were based on Children's Art Drawings ~
how adorable are these??

here is Kathy from Checkmate Farm and her gorgeous yarns for rug punch ~

this year we were honored to have my sweet friend Michele Micarelli as guest speaker ~
Michele and I lived not far from each other in CT, 
and she was the person who helped me fall in love with rug hooking ~
 {hello to you beautiful Michele! was SO good to see you again!}

Thanks to the Shockeslip Rug Hookers for another fun event!
and thank you to all who took my class and shopped in our booth ~
hope to see you next year!
Blessings from the Farm
 ~ Lori

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