Here’s what we’re working on in the 1840 Farm Studio. Click on a photo to enlarge.
I hope that you're ready for a whole collection of new baskets to be added to our shop this weekend!
Something beautiful and fabulous is in the works tonight. I can't wait to see these fabrics all come together! #1840Farm #fabric #handmade #repurposed #EtsyShop
Yesterday, I invited you to nominate your favorite charity to be the recipient of our first event dubbed “The 1840 Farm Community Gives Back”. I loved reading your suggestions and comments. The charity that received the most nominations and votes was S
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
It has been a gloomy, rainy day here in Southern New Hampshire today. At least there's a bit of bright color turning at the sewing machine. Watching these cheery colors go around and around certainly helps me to ignore the dreary day outside! Now that I
Two new items in the 1840 Farm Fall Collection were just added to our Etsy shop. I love this combination of chocolate brown, burgundy, orange, and green. Don't you think that this matching Small Table Basket and Mason Jar Vase Kit would be beautiful displ
Perhaps I can finish a basket for our shop before shitting down the sewing machine for the day. Wish me luck!
Medium Egg Basket #0431
Handmade on August 2, 2014
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
Earlier today, I promised to start working on our Halloween Collection and share photos of my progress with you. A promise is a promise, so here's a look at what I was working on this afternoon. I hope that you like these items as much as I do. I can't w
This color combination was very popular last weekend. Baskets were selling before I could even finish them! So, let's start this weekend off in the same way as last weekend. Here's what I'm working on at the sewing machine right now...
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!
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
I'm settled in at the sewing machine with a second cup of coffee working with one of my favorite color combinations. Monday is off to a great start!
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?
A rainy afternoon seems like the perfect reason to settle in at the sewing machine.
Take a look at what's first in line at the sewing machine this morning. Isn't this a lovely combination of fabrics?
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
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 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 very first Valentine's Day Heart Shaped Basket is leaving the studio today. I decided that it needed an appropriately festive thank you card and recipe card to go along with it. They're both decorated with a simple barn red heart with white stitchin
This color combination had been very popular this week. I better make another basket!
Sometimes, I fall in love with a basket from the very first stitch. This is one of those times!
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.
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 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.
My afternoon is shaping up in the sweetest of ways! #1840farm #valentine
I am putting the finishing touches on the Etsy listings for our new Farmhouse Style Mason Jar Vase Kits. These will be ready to ship next week, so stay tuned for more information and links to the listings!
Yesterday was a busy day. I added four baskets to our shop: two Trick or Treat Totes, a Small Egg Basket, and a Small Table Basket. Three of them are still available and ready to ship. Which one is your favorite?
I sat down at the sewing machine to turn this lovely assortment of fabrics into a patchwork basket for our shop. Now I can't decide what type of basket I should make: egg basket, table basket, or oval harvest basket. What do you think? #1840farm #Farmh
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
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
The second patchwork basket of the day is coming together nicely, don't you agree?
The basket I started this morning turned out beautifully. I just love this bright blue fabric paired with orange, brown and tan.
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
Our Thanksgiving table items are coming along nicely if I do say so myself. I even discovered that our handwrapped fabric coil makes a lovely napkin ring. I hope that you like it as much as I do!
Our Fall Collection is starting to take shape...
Hmm. Where should I begin?
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
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