Here’s what we’re working on in the 1840 Farm Studio. Click on a photo to enlarge.
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
Sometimes, I fall in love with a basket from the very first stitch. This is one of those times!
Let's make the third basket something bright and cheery!
These fabrics are coming together even better than I had hoped. I can't wait to see if the finished basket is as beautiful as the beginning!
Guess what I am working on this afternoon? #1840farm #fiber #wool #felt #dryerball #handmade #etsy #etsyshop
There's something just lovely about a ball of wool yarn. The color, the texture, the infinite possibilities! #1840farm #wool #fiber #felt #yarn
I just put the final stitches in this Large Tote Basket. I love how the color pattern came together. This was the first basket that I made using this combination of colors, but I don't think that it will be my last. I can't wait to work with these fabri
I have been working on a lot of fall themed baskets lately. This brightly custom basket is such a nice change of pace this morning. There may be raindrops falling outside, but it's bright and cheery at the sewing machine!
When I asked this morning if you would like to see a Halloween Collection added to our shop, you responded with an enthusiastic yes. I think that this is a pretty good start, don't you?
Our End of the Year Sale is still going on strong in our Etsy Shop. There are three items in stock and ready to ship that have been marked down by more than 25%! Selling these beautiful Fall items at such an extreme discount will make room for our Sprin
Part of my motivation for reimagining my studio space was to reorganize our fabric stash and find room for additional storage bins. I often tell people that we have a rainbow of fabrics on hand. Today, I thought that I would show you that fabric rainbow.
I just added our first 1840 Farm Paper & Ink Collection listings to our Etsy Shop. I'm so excited about these items because they allow me to indulge my love of drawing, designing, and working with paper. I love working with paper every bit as much as I
During the next week, The 1840 Farm Mercantile Shop will be getting ready for fall. I'm not in any hurry for summer to come to an end. I plan to enjoy every last moment of summer. Many of you have already requested baskets in fall colors. It won't be lo
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!
Remember yesterday's basket? Now it has a matching Farmhouse Style Mason Jar Vase Kit. Can't you just picture them displayed on a table together with a fresh bouquet of flowers?
Our seaglass inspired Farmhouse Laundry Set is taking shape. The sandstone colored wool is felting right now. It looks so lovely with the rocky grey and sea blue wool. I can't wait to design a basket to coordinate with them so that I can add the set to
I just added a preorder listing for our Apple Harvest exclusive fabric. So many of you had asked that I let you place your orders while our fabric is in production and now you can. We'll be placing another order before the end of the week and will add i
It can snow and winter on all it wants to outside. I plan on channeling my love of spring right up until it finally arrives! You'll find the link to our shop on our profile if you'd like to take a closer look.
When this patchwork basket is finished, it will include snippets of handwrapped cord from eight of our past basket projects. I hope that you're ready for a very unique and colorful basket!
This lovely combination of crimson, sage green, buttercup yellow, and flax is coming together at the sewing machine right now. I love how this basket is taking shape!
The scenery at my sewing machine is particularly lovely this morning!
Today's basket is a beauty if I do say so myself!
How about a Medium Egg Basket in bold primary colors?
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
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?
You have kept me very busy this week stitching up baskets and delivering orders to the post office. Thank you! I have made right new baskets in that past five days an only one of them is still available in our shop! Two of them were claimed before I h
Since opening The 1840 Farm Mercantile Shop on Etsy, we've mailed out more than 425 orders. It's hard to believe that we've sent more than 500 baskets and other items to customers in the U.S., Canada, Alaska, and Australia. Yet here I sit, writing a han
A rainy afternoon seems like the perfect reason to settle in at the sewing machine.
The handwrapped fabric coil that we were working on last night is finished and ready to be stitched into something beautiful for our shop. I am hoping that you will help me to decide what to make with it. Should I make a basket, table set, trivets, coaste
This color combination had been very popular this week. I better make another basket!
I love how this Large Tote Basket is coming together at the sewing machine tonight. This combination of chocolate brown, sage green, tan, wisteria, and blue is even prettier than I hoped it would be!
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
FREE handmade 1840 Farm Paper & Ink Card with Every Order! I added the first group of 1840 Farm Paper & Ink Collection listings to our Etsy Shop yesterday. I'm so excited about these items because they allow me to indulge my love of drawing, designing,
I am planning to work on a fresh crop of baskets, trivets, and coasters for our shop this weekend. Is there something specific you're hoping to see me add? Let me know what's on your wish list by leaving me a comment and I will do my best to stitch it
This Small Table Basket was just added to our shop. This beautiful basket makes three listings all in fall colors added today. It's beginning to look more like fall in our shop!
I just added this Small Egg Basket to our shop. I love this earthy combination of colors in cinnamon, sage, buttercup, and eggplant. I hope that you like it as much as I do! www.1840farm.etsy.com
I am applying discounts to every item from our Berry Collection in our Etsy Shop. We need to make room for the Fall Collection to join the shop later this week. Quantities are limited, but all of the fabric and paper items are on sale through Wednesday.
I just love how this fall themed basket is coming together, don't you?
I think that we'll get today started with a Puppy Love Basket. Penny Lane seems to like the idea of sending another donation on its way to The Animal Welfare Society that rescued her and so do I! #1840farm #farmhousestyle #farmhousedog #fabric #basket #s
A few weeks ago, I asked you to tell me what colors you wanted to see used in our Fall Collection. Many of you mentioned that you wanted to see dark purple added to the traditional fall leaf colors. I couldn't wait to see eggplant purple with chocolate br