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 me...chasing our kittens, puttering in the herb gardens or talking to the trees.
and I collect old & odd things.

I pull wool & cotton through linen. I walk barefoot in my garden and throw my head back and cackle when I laugh ~ I'm just a little farm-witch that loves where I am & who I'm with ~
I love seeing the past through the eye of my needle...

Our Needlework Shop & Studio
is located here at our farm:
3530 Tye River Road
Amherst, Virginia 24521
ph. 434-263-6508
email ~

Regular Shop & Open Studio Hours:
Fridays & Saturdays 10:00 - 4:00
*no Open Studio during pre-scheduled Classes

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

Monday, October 8, 2018

~ Tea & Embroidery ~

 Good Morning Friends & Folk!
happy Monday to you all.....

with the recent spell of hot humid weather, it's not likely that many of you are drinking hot tea...
{sweet & iced perhaps?}

I am a year-round & year-long tea drinker. 
gotta have it. 
copious amounts of tea fill my mornings 
and my belly with it's healing powers and sunshiny-goodness...

did you know that green tea is the best fighter for cancers?
and can help keep weight down too?

so many benefits from those tiny leaves...but not all tea can come from tea leaves.
herbal teas are beneficial and tasty too!
mint, chamomile and rosehip are among my favorite.

On Saturday, November 3rd 2018
 we will be holding a "Tea & Embroidery" class here in the Studio at Notforgotten Farm ~
... our dear friend Nancy B. will be teaching us once again 
about healing teas and how to mix our own teas from her organic botanicals.

 whilst we are learning from and listening to Nancy, 
we will be stitching on an embroidery design
 that will be finished into a drawstring bag to hold our loose tea!

I'll post a photo of the finished bag 
and also all info for class soon, then opening registration for students :)

hoping you all have a most beautifully productive day my friends!

Blessings from the Farm
 ~ Lori


Jane said...

I would LOVE to attend!! What is the fee?

Doreen Frost said...

I wish so very much that we lived closer!!

Pat said...

Oh Girl, this is another beautiful piece. Your embroidery has brought up so many wonderful memories of when my Mom showed me how to do this. I so wish I still lived up the road. I'd be there picking your brain and watching your hands.
Got a few questions: Got a book you highly recommend? What fabrics do you stitch on? What needles do you use??
It's been a long, long time since I did any of this. How about a little refresher class for those of us who don't live down the road from you??!! PLEASE!!

gracie said...

What a wonderful idea...wish I could be there.

elaine allerton said...

Its so darn sweet!
Love , love yr embroidery, ,, so much,,,
Wish I was closer, ttoo,,,,
Thanks for sharing ur talents,,,

Penny Shepherd said...

What a wonderfully fabulous time will be had by all. I so wish I was in your neck of the woods. I too love tea of all kinds.

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