Here’s what we’re working on in the 1840 Farm Studio. Click on a photo to enlarge.
Tomorrow is officially the first day of fall. So, I guess that I should start filling The 1840 Farm Mercantile Shop on Etsy with items made in the most beautiful combinations of fall colors. To that end, I just added the first four sets of our Coloni
With a cup of coffee at my side, it is time to answer the important question: how many heart shaped baskets can I stitch today? #1840farm #handmade #fabric #sew #basket
I just added Small Egg Basket #0533 to our shop. This is the first basket I have made in this combination of fabrics. I love it! What do you think? www.1840farm.etsy.com
I just put the last stitches in the patchwork basket that I shared with you yesterday. I adore this combination of fabrics and colors, don't you? I'll be adding this Medium Egg Basket to our Etsy shop later today and sharing the link right here, so stay
I love how this basket is coming together. Aren't these colors amazing?
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
This combination of fabrics is shaping up to be even more beautiful than I had hoped. I just love how this basket is coming together, don't you?
There's another foot of snow expected here today. I'll be stitching up baskets and adding Heirloom Seed Collections to our Etsy Shop as long as the power holds out. Oh, and with temperatures under ten degrees, I will be drinking a lot of hot coffee. Here
It's time to start work on a few more Valentine's Day baskets. #1840farm #fabric #handmade #valentine #valentinesday #etsy #etsyshop
This basket is taking shape and looking fantastic. I never tire of working with this combination of colors. I just love them together, don't you? #fabric #thread #handmade #repurposed
Often, I struggle with condensing my thoughts into a concise statement. That was certainly the case when I was working to create a special tag for the baskets in our new Handmade & Heartfelt Collection. These baskets will have a theme and raise money fo
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 no wonder that I love working with our customers to make custom baskets: you come up with the most beautiful color combinations! I love this collection of fabrics and can't wait to make another basket using them. What would you like to see me make
I added our new Fall Collection Recipe Cards to the 1840 Farm Mercantile Shop yesterday. I'm making up a few sets this morning and wondering which one of these drawings will be the most popular. While these cards are offered as a set, we'll be making up
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
Let's make the third basket something bright and cheery!
I just added 1840 Farm Gift Certificates to our shop. Thanks to your input, I included an option to select fabric or twine to be used when making each certificate. We can make these in any denomination and take the guesswork out of choosing a gift for s
I just love how this fall themed basket is coming together, don't you?
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?
There's something so lovely about how this combination of fabric and thread came together. The salmon colored fiddlehad spiral is tough to beat! You can get a closer look through the link to our shop right on our profile. #farmhousestyle #basket #fabri
I hope that you're ready for a whole collection of new baskets to be added to our shop this weekend!
I just added Small Table Basket #0448 to our shop. I love this combination of fabrics in chocolate brown, sage green, cinnamon, wisteria, and tan with just a touch of buttercup yellow. This basket has two contrasting colors of stitching with sage green
While packing up this order, I couldn't help but think about how much I would love to receive a package like this in the mail. Between the amazing smell of the vanilla extract kit and fabric covered in little drawings of berries and pies, opening this pa
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
This looks like the perfect way to end the day. Now I need to head into the kitchen and decide what to make for dinner!
Another Heart Shaped Table Basket is coming together at the sewing machine. This is the loveliest way to spend my day! #1840farm #farmhousestyle #fabric #sew #heart #basket #handmade #etsy #etsyshop
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 think that a blue and yellow egg basket is the perfect way to start my day at the sewing machine. Here's hoping that you agree because this lovely basket is taking shape and headed to our Etsy Shop! #1840Farm #FarmhouseStyle #basket #fabric #sew #handm
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
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!
Yesterday, I spent the afternoon stitching up Valentine's Day Heart Shaped Baskets. These two are ready to send on their journey to their new homes. With any luck, I can stitch up a few more today to join them! #1840farm #farmhousestyle #fabric #heart #b
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
There's something so wonderful about watching a custom basket take shape. It's magical to see your ideas come together in such a beautiful way!
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
It has been a very dreary Sunday here at 1840 Farm. We haven't seen the sun all day, so I decided to stitch together a basket that includes a combination of cheery fabrics. This is one of our patchwork baskets. They are made using the pieces of hand wr
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
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
Working with these bright fabrics is helping me forget that there's more snow on the way tonight and tomorrow!
For all of you who have been wondering why there aren't any baskets listed for sale in our Etsy Shop, the answer is simple. We can't make them fast enough! We're making them as fast as we can, but they just aren't lasting very long. I just added Small
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
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