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
First up at the sewing machine this morning...
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
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
I am at the sewing machine stitching up several Farmhouse Style Mason Jar Vase Kits this morning. They'll be coming to the shop this week in a rainbow of colors, so stay tuned!
I'm stitching up the last of our Halloween Collection this morning. I'll be adding these baskets to the shop today and tomorrow before moving on to making items to decorate your Thanksgiving tables. Stay tuned for photos!
This basket is headed to our local post office today. Don't you just love this color combination?
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
I have been busy designing our 1840 Farmhouse Style Fall Placesetting Table Basket Set. Five of the six baskets are finished with one more on the way by the end of the day. Then they'll be added to our shop and I'll share the listing with you here on o
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
Sometimes, a collection of fabric is even more beautiful than I had hoped. This is one of those times. Aren't these colors and patterns fabulous?
I am hoping to spend some quality time at the sewing machine this morning. When I do, I'll be sure to share plenty of photos with you. I hope that you're ready for a steady stream of fabric baskets in your newsfeed. But first, coffee and a few thank yo
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!
All this talk about Home Ec on our Facebook page made me want to find time to settle in at the sewing machine. There's something about the hum of its motor and working with my hands that sets my day off in the right direction. I'll be finishing this egg
It's probably no surprise that this is what we're working on tonight. Valentine's Day, here we come! #1840farm #fabric #valentine #valentinesday
Our 1840 Farmhouse Style Fall Placesetting Table Basket Set is taking shape. I used your input to select the thread colors for these baskets. I love the colors you voted for! Stay tuned for more photos and details.
In between stitching up Valentine's Day Heart Shaped Baskets, I'm making a few baskets for our Etsy Shop. I just added this little purple egg basket to our shop. Purple is always our most requested fabric color, so I'll be sure to have a few more purple
Slightly different, but every bit as lovely as the fabrics I was working with earlier this morning.
I find that you just can't go wrong with polka dots and gingham!
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.
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
So many of you wanted to know more about our new Handmade & Heartfelt Collection. I hope that you'll enjoy learning about the inspiration for these very special baskets. Here's a hint: she's named Penny Lane and can be found taking her morning nap snug
Sometimes, I fall in love with a basket from the very first stitch. This is one of those times!
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.
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?
I'm going to step out of the farmhouse kitchen to stitch up an egg basket for our shop. So far, I love how these jewel tones are coming together!
You've been patiently waiting for me to share details about our newest line of handmade products. I hope that you love the first design as much as we do. We're already working on the next designs and will have more to share very soon. I can't wait to h
Take a look at what's first in line at the sewing machine this morning. Isn't this a lovely combination of fabrics?
The combination of blue and yellow fabrics might be my absolute favorite. We repainted the farmhouse kitchen a few years ago to match an egg basket made in these colors and patterns. I just love the buttery yellow and range of blues together. I'll be ma
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
Small Table Basket #0454 was just added to our shop. I love this combination of marine blue, cinnamon, tan, and cream. I hope that you like it as much as I do! https://www.etsy.com/listing/205782481/small-table-basket-0454
Hmm. Where should I begin?
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
This morning, I am working on the drawings for the next batch of fabrics, recipe cards, and greeting cards. Bushel baskets, apples, pears, and pumpkins will all be doing their part to help celebrate the season. I am hoping that this cappuccino will help
As I stitch at the sewing machine, this beautiful handwrapped cord is calling to me. I love this combination of fabrics and can't wait to watch it come together. I just need to decide what to make with it. What do you think I should make? #1840farm #fa
This beauty was just added to our shop. Don't you just love this combination of fabrics and colors? https://www.etsy.com/listing/201362920/medium-egg-basket-0442
Our Halloween Collection will start to take shape this afternoon. I can't wait to start filling our shop with baskets in these beautiful fabrics. Now, if I could just decide what sizes and shapes to make first!
It's time to pack up a few orders and send this lovely assortment of baskets on their journey to their new homes. If you placed an order from our shop during the last week, you just might see your basket in this photo!
Another Trick or Treat Tote Basket is taking shape at the sewing machine this morning...
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