Here’s what we’re working on in the 1840 Farm Studio. Click on a photo to enlarge.
I am stitching up a few items to add to our Etsy Shop for the weekend. This Market Tote Basket seems to be getting prettier with each turn at the machine! #fabric #thread #sew #handmade
Two new items in the 1840 Farm Fall Collection were just added to our Etsy shop. I love this combination of chocolate brown, burgundy, orange, and green. Don't you think that this matching Small Table Basket and Mason Jar Vase Kit would be beautiful displ
Yesterday, I shared with all of you that I was working on a new line of products that will combine my love of working with fabric and paper. I wanted to give you a peek at what we are working on. So many of you sent me messages asking me to tell you abo
Yesterday, I asked if you were ready for our Holiday Collection to start filling up The 1840 Farm Mercantile Shop on Etsy. You answered with a resounding yes. So, here I am settled in at the sewing machine stitching up baskets to do just that. Stay tuned
Do you remember our Farmhouse Style wine trivets from last year's holiday season? This year, we've added a length of handwrapped fabric coil to use as a drip collar. These sets make great hostess gifts and are also perfect for shipping as they are lightwe
I bought this fabric almost a year ago. I love the little birds, the colors, and the assortment of patterns. In fact, I love it so much that I can't seem to decide what to make with it. Hmm... #1840farm #fabric
This Small Egg Basket is coming together at the sewing machine this morning. I can almost picture a few speckled brown eggs nestled in there, can't you?
Look what is taking shape at the sewing machine this afternoon...
You asked for more of our handmade heart shaped items in time for Valentine's Day and I listened. I just added these Mason Jar Candy Jar Sets to our Etsy Shop. These sets include a fabric heart shaped trivet with matching tie, pint sized Mason Jar, and ga
I just added Small Table Basket #0460 to our shop. This one combines beautiful fall colors in browns, orange, green, and eggplant. I think that it would be lovely on a Thanksgiving table. That makes four new baskets added to our shop today. I'm read
This beautiful Large Tote Basket is in the works at my sewing machine this morning. I love the bright punch of color that the blue fabric brings to this basket. Stay tuned for photos of the finished tote!
On Thursday, I asked if you thought that I should add sets of our 1840 Farm Colonial Farmhouse Collection Placesetting Table Baskets stitched together in fall colors to our shop. It was clear from your comments that you're hoping to use these little bas
We find ourselves in between snowstorms today. We finished cleaning up from the latest storm yesterday and have more snow on the way this evening. I am making the most of the lull by preparing Etsy orders for shipment. This collection of baskets will be
It's snowing outside, so I am settled in at the sewing machine. Isn't this combination of fabrics in blue and yellow lovely?
My afternoon is shaping up in the sweetest of ways! #1840farm #valentine
Oh, the delightful promise of a new fabric combination! This is the first time we have used this combination of fabrics. After stitching them together for a few minutes, I can't believe that we haven't worked with them before. They're just beautiful toge
I have spent my morning prepping these fabrics to work on a jumbo market tote basket. I just love these pink and green solids and patterns together. I can't wait to see the basket start to take shape! #1840farm #fabric #handmade #basket #pink #green #ets
So far, so good! #fabric #thread #handmade
I started stitching this basket together on Sunday afternoon. I loved how it was taking shape and couldn't wait to share it with you. Then time went sideways on me and I was unable to finish it. Let's see if we can fix that this morning and get this lov
I haven't even chosen a thread color to go with these fabrics, but I can already see that this is going to make a beautiful basket!
Medium Egg Basket #0431
Handmade on August 2, 2014
The first basket of February is a very colorful one. I just added it to our shop and can't wait to hear what you think of it! www.1840farm.etsy.com
Remember the Medium Egg Basket that I promised to add to our shop before the end of the day? Here it is. This is one of our patchwork baskets made from pieces of past basket projects. This patchwork basket was made using pieces from six other baskets
And then there were six! Our 1840 Farmhouse Style Fall Placesetting Table Basket Set is finished. I hope that you'll love this set as much as I do!
It's a custom order kind of day here in the studio. Baskets, Mason jar candy sets for Valentine's Day, and a new crop of handmade dryer balls. It's shaping up to be a very busy day! #1840farm #handmade #fabric #sew #basket #masonjar #valentine #etsy #ets
Remember the beautiful bright aquamarine thread I found earlier this week? I think that it's time for me to put it to good use and make a new basket, don't you?
Earlier today, I promised to start working on our Halloween Collection and share photos of my progress with you. A promise is a promise, so here's a look at what I was working on this afternoon. I hope that you like these items as much as I do. I can't w
Pear Harvest fabric was just added to our Etsy Shop as a preorder. I can't wait to see what beautiful creations you'll be turning these new fall fabrics into! #1840farm #FarmhouseStyle #pear #fall #autumn #fabric #EtsyShop
Yesterday's basket in the fabrics you chose turned out beautifully. Next up at the sewing machine is your second place favorite. This combination of pink, aqua, wisteria, and charcoal is going to be a stunner. Now I just need to decide what size and sha
My morning at the sewing machine is off to a lovely beginning!
Are you ready for a flood of new listings to our Etsy shop? I hope so, because all of these and more are headed your way this afternoon. www.etsy.com/shop/1840Farm
Yesterday was a busy day. I added four baskets to our shop: two Trick or Treat Totes, a Small Egg Basket, and a Small Table Basket. Three of them are still available and ready to ship. Which one is your favorite?
A Large Table Basket is starting to take shape at the sewing machine... #1840farm #farmhousestyle #basket #fabric #sew #handmade #repurposed #etsyshop
Another patchwork basket is in the works.
I like how this is shaping up so far. I hope that you do too because it will be added to our Etsy Shop in just a bit! #fabric #thread #sew #handmade #farmhousestyle
The first basket of the season made up in fall colors was just added to our shop. Take a look: https://www.etsy.com/listing/200017208/small-egg-basket-0434
It's been such a busy weekend, but I finally found a little time to spend at the sewing machine.
This photo is for all of you who were hoping that I would stitch together a basket that had a little orange in it. Here's what's going on at the sewing machine right now...
It's official: I adore this new aquamarine thread. I love how it looks in the patchwork basket I am stitching together at the sewing machine right now. Do you like this bright new color as much as I do?
The very first Valentine's Day Heart Shaped Basket is leaving the studio today. I decided that it needed an appropriately festive thank you card and recipe card to go along with it. They're both decorated with a simple barn red heart with white stitchin
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