Here’s what we’re working on in the 1840 Farm Studio. Click on a photo to enlarge.
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.
My morning at the sewing machine is off to a lovely beginning!
Our electricity just came back and I am ready to settle in at the sewing machine. This cheery combination of fabrics is waiting for me. Now I have to decide what to make with it. What would you like to see me make? An egg basket, table basket, Easter b
Doesn't this combination of colors and patterns just scream Spring?
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,
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
A rainy afternoon seems like the perfect reason to settle in at the sewing machine.
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!
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 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
Hmm. Where should I begin?
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
Sewing until 2:00am means two things. First, I am going to need extra coffee this morning. More importantly, there are two beautiful new baskets to add to our shop. Stay tuned for more photos and links to the listings after I have had a cup (or two) of c
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!
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
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
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?
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
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.
Today is the order deadline for guaranteed pre-Christmas delivery of custom order items from our Etsy Shop. I think that makes it the perfect day to add gift certificates to our shop, don't you? With a gift certificate, there's no need to worry about ha
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
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
Yesterday's basket turned out even better than I had hoped. I might need to make a few more in this fabric combination for our shop, don't you think?
This seems like a good way to end my day at the sewing machine, don't you think? #1840farm #fabric #basket #sew #handmade #etsyshop
Remember the Medium Egg Basket I made earlier today in bold primary colors? I just added it to our shop. I love this combination of bold, bright colors. They're seasonless. I find it hard not to smile when looking at these fabrics twirled together
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
Remember the lovely blue and yellow basket I was working on this morning? It turned out beautifully. I think that it looks even more fantastic when paired with another basket made in the same fabric collection. Don't you agree?
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
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 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!
Guess what I am working on this afternoon? #1840farm #fiber #wool #felt #dryerball #handmade #etsy #etsyshop
These fabrics are being wrapped into a coil this evening. Sometimes, you need a basket with a little ladybug printed fabric, don't you? #fabric #repurposed #ladybug
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
Thanks to vigorous holiday sales, our Etsy Shop is completely sold out of our fabric wrapped baskets! I'll be spending a few hours at the sewing machine today so that we can start filling the shop up with baskets in a range of sizes, shapes, and colors.
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
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
I just added Small Egg Basket #0463 to The 1840 Farm Mercantile Shop on Etsy. I love this combination of chocolate brown and deep orange. Suddenly, I'm craving pumpkin dark chocolate chip bars! www.etsy.com/shop/1840Farm
This patchwork basket was made using snippets from eight past basket projects. It's really no wonder that it is so unique and such an interesting combination of colors and patterns!
The scenery at my sewing machine is particularly lovely this morning!
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