Hello all and welcome to my April offerings!
Wow, what a difference a few weeks can make.
I do hope you're doing well and are able to appreciate the pleasures of home in these crazy times.
Self-isolating is not much of a hardship for an introvert like me.
I've spent some of the time creating things to share with you.

~"Hope" Cross-stitch Hanger~
SOLD--thank you! I'm happy to take a few orders.


Here's a message we could all use right now.
Based on a poem by Emily Dickinson, this little hanging measures about 5 1/2" x 8 1/2".


I cross-stitched this on gently stained osnaburg.


I added an old-looking cotton backing and stuffed it with polyfil.
Then I added a string for hanging, a rusty safety pin, and a vintage button.


Kindly asking $35 for this cross-stitch, which includes free shipping.

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~Virtuous Woman Candle Mat~


I made this little tablemat (10 1/2" x 12") to celebrate all the creative women out there.
The caption is a verse from Proverbs 31.


I printed the graphic onto a piece of muslin and surrounded it with a black and tan border.
I added a layer of batting to give it some weight and depth.
I then handquilted around the graphic with black embroidery floss.
The binding is handstitched to the back.


I think of my mom whenever I see it.
It would make a perfect Mothers' Day gift.
Asking $35 for this little tablemat, which includes free shipping to the US and Canada.

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~Little Baskets Quilt~


I made this sweet quilt because baskets remind me of spring--holding flowers or Easter eggs.
It measures about 19" square--great as a table mat or hung on the wall.
I've surrounded the baskets with a tan checked border and dark blue corner blocks.
I added a layer of batting to give the quilt some weight.
I then handquilted around the baskets and the center with black embroidery floss.


The little basket blocks measure 3" square.
The basket handles are hand-appliqued to the background.


The binding is hand-stitched to the back.


Asking $45 for this little quilt which also includes shipping.

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~Fabric Easter Eggs~


These fabric eggs are a celebration of spring and Easter, a season of new life and hope.
They measure about 3 1/4" x 5 1/4" x 2".


I printed a graphic of a bird and basket of flowers onto a piece of muslin.


This one features a girl dancing with a bunny.


I added sides and backing of coordinating fabric for each.


I stuffed them with polyfil and cross-stitched around the graphics.


I'm asking $15 for each fabric egg, which includes free shipping.
Please specify which one you'd like.

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~Primitive Cross-Stitch Easter Eggs~


I had so much fun making the fabric eggs that I decided to make a couple with cross-stitched tulips.


I've cross-stitched the tulips onto osnaburg.
One is in shades of blue and tan.


And one is in shades of red, gold, and green.
I've added sides and backs in coordinating fabric for each.
I then stuffed them with polyfil and cross-stitched around the top edge.


I'm asking $15 for each egg, which includes free shipping.
Please specify which one you'd like when ordering.

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~Cross-stitch Robin Pincushion in an Old Measuring Cup~
SOLD--thank you!


I cross-stitched this sweet little robin onto tea-stained osnaburg.
I then stuffed it with polyfil and glued it into an old tin measuring cup.
The cup measures about 6" long (including the handle) x 2 1/2" high.
The pincushion measures about 3 1/4" across.
I've added a vintage button and a rusty safety pin.


It would look very sweet in your sewing/craft room or displayed anywhere in your home.
I'm asking $25 for this primitive pincushion, which includes free shipping.
SOLD--thank you!

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Well, that's it for this month.
Hope May will see a return to more peaceful times.
Wishing you all the best until then.





Hi and welcome to my March offerings!

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Spring is coming--can you feel it?
To celebrate my favorite season, I'm sharing these creations with you.

~ Pots of Posies Tablemat~SOLD--thankyou!


This is an original design using little thimble blocks.
They look like flower pots to me so I added tiny fabric circles for flowers in the center.


 French knots hold the "flowers" in place.
I embroidered a stem and leaves with green floss to each.


I quilted around the pots and around the black inner border with black embroidery floss.
Each thimble is only 1 1/4" tall.


I added a light brown homespun outer border and a layer of batting to give the mat some weight.
I then handstitched the binding to the back of the quilt.


This little mat measures about 22" x 18".


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~Spring Pockets~


This is a Reets' Rags to Stitches pattern.
I've made two pockets from hand-dyed wool.
The blue pocket SOLD - THANK YOU features a bird on a basket of flowers with french knot centers.


The green pocket has a basket filled with flowers with button centers.
I blanket-stitched around the baskets and whipstitched the flowers in place.


I filled the pockets with dried wood shavings and added 3 tulips to each.


The tulips are made out of muslin which I've stuffed with polyfil and painted in spring colors.
The stems are painted green 1/5" x 5" dowels.


I finished the pockets with little cross-stitches around the top edge
and added a length of wire for hanging.


The pockets measure about 5 1/2" x 4 1/2", not including the hanger.
I'm asking $30 for each, which includes shipping.
Please specify your color choice when ordering.

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~Springtime Sewing Drum~
SOLD-THANK YOU


 This sewing drum is made from tea-dyed osnaburg.
I've prim-embroidered a spring scene around it, which includes:


daisies, a butterfly, a sheep,


tulips, 



a bee, more flowers, and a cottage.

I stuffed it with sawdust and added cross-stitches at the edges.
A rusty safety pin holds a vintage button on the top.


This primitive sewing drum measures about 4 1/2" tall and 4" in diameter.


I'm asking $45 for it, which includes free shipping.

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~Spring Chick in a Wire Basket~


This cute chick sits in her spanish moss nest, tucked into a little wire basket.


The basket can be hung or tucked into a corner of your home to bring a touch of spring indoors.
The basket measures about 7 1/2" tall and 4" in diameter.


I made the chick out of hand-dyed wool and tied a piece of red homespun to the top of her head.
Her eyes are black french knots.


Kindly asking $25 for this prim chick, which includes the cost of shipping.

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~Bunny in a Bag~


And finally, what is spring without bunnies?
But they're not always easy to take with you so I've put them each into a bag along with a carrot for a snack.


The bags are about 6" square.
I put a bit of spanish moss in the bottom so the bunnies would have something to sit on.
The bunnies are made out of muslin which I've stuffed with polyfil, painted brown, and sanded to make them soft.
I've given them rusty wire whiskers and little button eyes.
The carrots are made from checked orange and green homespun and stuffed with polyfil.


They can be displayed anywhere for a touch of spring in your home.


I'm asking $25 for each bunny in a bag, which includes travel fare.
Please specify which color bag you'd like, when ordering.

Thanks so much for looking at my spring offerings!
I'll be back on April 1st with more.