Here’s what we’re working on in the 1840 Farm Studio. Click on a photo to enlarge.
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
I hope that you're ready for a very brightly colored basket, because this is what I'm working on at the sewing machine right now.
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 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!
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
So far, so good! #fabric #thread #handmade
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'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!
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 find that you just can't go wrong with polka dots and gingham!
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
Our Farmhouse Style Mason Jar Kits are rounding into form. Look closely and you'll see a bit of chicken wire to hold blooms in place. I hope to begin adding these kits to our shop this week in a variety of colors. I love this set in chocolate brown, tur
Suddenly, my little studio is the place where Thanksgiving and Christmas decor collide!
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!
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
I can't seem to decide which one if these fabric coils to work with first. Do you have a favorite?
This seems like a good place to start my day. I love how these fabrics look together already, don't you?
I love to use Mason jars throughout the farmhouse. One of my favorite ways to repurpose them is by using a large jar as a vase for flowers collected from our perennial gardens. In fact, I shared a photo with all of you during peony season that featured on
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
It's hot and humid outside, so I'm settled in at the sewing machine inside the farmhouse today. This Large Tote Basket is taking shape in shades of blue, peach, deep purple, sage green, and cream. I love this combination and can't wait to put the finish
Remember the purple tote basket I was working on earlier? Here it is all finished and full of purples in all sorts of colors and patterns. The photo doesn't do justice to the scale of this Large Market Tote Basket. This basket is over eight inches tall
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 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
Not a creature was stirring, not even Penny Lane. She's too busy napping while we start working on this beautiful purple custom egg basket. In fact, she's snoring while I share this photo with you right now! #1840farm #fabric #handmade #egg #basket #etsy
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
It was a beautiful, crisp evening tonight. I took the opportunity to take photos out on the porch so that I could add our 1840 Farmhouse Style Mason Jar Vase Kits to our Etsy shop. Now I have put all of the animals to bed and poured myself a cup of coff
My morning at the sewing machine is off to a lovely beginning!
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
This color combination had been very popular this week. I better make another basket!
Take a look at what's first in line at the sewing machine this morning. Isn't this a lovely combination of fabrics?
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
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
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!
Remember that beautiful basket I was working on this weekend? Here it is finished as a Medium Egg Basket. I love this bright combination of colors, don't you?
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
This is what's next in line at the sewing machine. What do you think so far?
It's been such a busy weekend, but I finally found a little time to spend at the sewing machine.
A few of our most popular product ideas have been generated by our 1840 Farm Community. You asked for fabric trivets and coasters and they have been a hit with our customers. Then you asked for a basket that had longer handles to be carried over your wr
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
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