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 or Events

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Sunday, April 14, 2019

~ In Betweens ~

I will be starting another new cross stitch design today ~
in-between working on my red Christmas sampler.

the red linen is beautiful, but since it is a winter design, and done in only one color floss ~
I really need to be working on something a little more softer and spring-like...

so I chose my 40ct Old Farmhouse stained/dyed linen {from Notforgotten Farm}
and some Weeks Dye Works threads:

aren't they beautiful?
I 'keep' them all on my huge old Kilt pin ~ very handy indeed!

since it is a dreary drizzly and damp Sunday ~
I will sit in my favorite stitching chair and stitch the day away...


my Stitcher's Tray on the arm of my wing-back chair is such a useful thing ~
don't have one?? well ~ these are available in our Etsy shop: 


I hope your day is filled with sweet moments doing what you love ~

Blessings from the Farm
 ~ Lori


The Eveningstitcher said...

Good Sunday afternoon,'s raining cats and dogs up here in Michigan too. I love my Stitcher's Tray!! Comes in so handy! Your hand dyed linen is gorgeous and I love the WDW threads...the colors are beautiful!

Saundra said...

I do those in-between things too except mine is usually other rug hooking projects. It's nice to have another go-to ready to go when you get stuck or just something different.

Doreen Frost said...

Sounds like the perfect Sunday. Beautiful colors & I LOVE the stitching tray!!!!!

Anonymous said...

I just picked up some 40 ct linen for a cross stitch project. Any tips? It is such a fine weave that I am afraid I'm going to go cross eyed (LOL). I ordered an LED light with a magnifier. Hoping that helps. Love the idea of the old kilt pin to organize your threads!!!

TheCrankyCrow said...

Pretty, pretties.... So glad you started offering your wonderful dyed linens again. Fun idea using the kilt pin for threads.... And I adore the stitching tray.... I think I might have to treat myself....Hopefully the kitties won’t walk off with whatever I leave on it.... ~Robin~

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