My Handid Christmas

Thursday, May 28, 2009

Folk Art Bird Pinkeep

The bottom of this pinkeep is made from coffee dyed cream wool. The bird is made from a black flannel reproduction calico print. Thw wings are hanstitched on and the gusset has handstitched x's in black,
The pins and beads can easily be removed so you can personalize it with your own items or leave it plain.
A great one to add to your pinkeep collection.
12.00 plus shipping
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Tuesday, May 19, 2009

Folk Art Bird Makedo

This makedo is made from a tan on tan reproduction calico print. The wings are handstitched on and the gusset is decorated with black hand stitched x's.

The eye is black thread tuck stitches. The bird is mounted on a black painted wood candlestick.

It is 1o 1/2" tall and the bird has machine stitching on the tail to make it look like tail feathers.

The bird is 9 1/2 " long.

16.00 plus shipping

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Threshed Wheat Bowl Filler

This threshed wheat ( picked wheat) makes such a great pioneer/primitive bowl filler!
It will come to you in a cello bag tied with jute with a old fashioned tan label that reads "Threshed Wheat 1838"9 i will try to get a better label picture).
the bag contains 2 heaping cups- twice the amount shown in the bowl.
3.50 plus shipping

Primitive Bird Makedo

Sold- thank you!! This makedo was made from a Sassafrass Hill Primitives pattern.
The fabric is a red and moss green paisley reproduction calico. The fabric is deeper in color than shown. The eyes are tuck stitched with black thread. It is mounted on a black metal fluted oval candle pan- the candle pan is filled with 7 floss wrapped wooden spools- it comes with a grungied "pinkeep" tag and two pinned on buttons 18.00 plus shipping
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Olde Grungy Prairie Bonnet

This Prairie bonnet is a bit different than the other ones I have made,
The skirt is gathered not pleated and it is grungied with coffee spots and rumpled for a more authetic aged look.
Prairiebonnets look great hanging from a peg or cupboard door!
Add this one to your collection!
16.00 plus shipping

Jerusha Wheat- Redwork Sampler

This sampler started out as a free pattern but soon into the stitching I decided to create my own sampler as a tribute to my 6th great grandmother Jerusha Wheat. She was born in 1746 in Killingly, CT to Dr Salmon Wheat and Mercy Gale Wheat.
It has been stitched with as rusty, burgundy red floss on 18 count Khaki aida that has been coffee dyed and then spotted with coffee to give it an authentic aged look from that time period.
It is framed in a black wooden frame. Outside dimensions of frame 7" x 9".
20.00 plus shipping
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Cross Stitch Pinkeep

SOLD_ THANK YOU!! This pinkeep was stitched on 18 count Khaki davos fabric.
It was done in brighter colors for summer display- gold, rusty red, and turqouise.It is not qiute as bright as pictured.The gold stitching is a traditional sampler acorn border.
It is tightly stuffed with fiberfill and measure 2 1/2" high x 7" long and features a gold & burgundy reproduction calico fabric.
This would look great as a pillowtuck also ot sitting on a shelf.
Sale 9.00 plus shipping
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Colonial Sewing Kit

This Colonial Sewing kit comes with floss wrapped wood spools, scraps of calicoes, coffee dyed muslin, 2 scraps of khaki colored linen with a few primitive stitches on them, & buttons. The black lid of this quart size jar has a coffee dyed black & white calico flannel pinkeep. The label is done in Colonial style and reads "Colonial Sewing Kit- 1736"

10.50 plus shipping

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Wednesday, May 6, 2009

New Items Coming!

Hopefully soon!
So far I have two folkart bird makedo pinkeeps
A Colonial sewing kit Jar
a small blackwork sampler
a small redwork sampler
Just started working on the sampler pillowtuck
hope to get some wood items done at the end of this week!
Stay tuned!!