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***Pending***Queen Bee Pinkeep Drum

Bees are everywhere this time of year and it seems that this year there are more than ever! I’m really excited about the way this drum turned out! She’s a queen of course, her crown shows her royalty. I added two glass head pins, a few straight pins, a pretty gold pin to match her crown, a bee charm, and some mother of pearl buttons. I’m including a pair of bronze scissors with a tiny, cream, strawberry fob. It is firmly stuffed with sawdust. Kindly asking $80.00 and $6.50 for travel fare.
$80.00

*** SOLD***Patriotic Stitchers’ Basket

I love making these sweet baskets! I used a pattern by Heartstring Samplery to stitch these patriotic flowers. The basket is made from a papier-mâché box that I padded and covered in fabric that is printed with words from the Constitution of the United States. I stitched tiny little xs around the top and down the side. I added some glass head pins, mother of pearl buttons and a tiny scissor charm. I am also including a pair of silver stork scissors and a velvet strawberry fob. It is approximately 4 1/2” x 2”. Kindly asking $80.00 and $7.50 for shipping.
$80.00

Tomato Pinkeep Drum******SOLD******

This tomato pinkeep drum is adapted from a Prairie Schooler design, and is stitched with overdyed threads on linen, and firmly stuffed with a mix of sawdust, and crushed walnut shells. The sides and bottom are 2 coordinating Moda fabrics, and I’ve added a few glass head pins and black mourning pins. I’ve attached a vintage bone button to the top from which hang 2 tiny fobs which are firmly filled with crushed walnut shells. The tomato measures about 3/4” in diameter and the strawberry is about 1” long. The drum measures 3 1/4” in diameter, about 2 11/2” tall, and comes signed and dated. Travel fare is $15. with tracking from Canada. Please click on the photo to see additional pictures. Sorry, but no orders
$75.00

Round Red Sampler Drum****SOLD****

This drum is a Heart in Hand design, stitched with silk threads on linen, and is firmly stuffed with a mix of sawdust, and crushed walnut shells. The sides and bottom are 2 coordinating Moda fabrics, and I’ve added a few glass head pins, black mourning pins, and a few vintage buttons. The drum measures 4”in diameter, about 2 1/2” tall, and comes signed and dated. It has a small pair of scissors and fob made with vintage buttons and beeswax, so you can wax your threads when stitching. I’ve attached a hook on the side of the drum which holds your scissors. Travel fare is $15. with tracking from Canada. Please click on the photo to see additional pictures. Sorry, but no orders
$75.00

Thimble Purses*****BOTH SOLD*******

These little Thimble Purse Necklaces are stitched on linen with overdyed threads, and are fully lined with a coordinating fabric. The designs are by Brenda Gervais, and they’re completely hand stitched and sewn. They each have a tiny strawberry emery measuring just under 1”, that is firmly stuffed with crushed walnut shells. The purses are very tiny, and measure 3” high from the top of the clasp, 2 1/4” across at the bottom, and the clasp is only 1 1/2” wide. Each comes with its own vintage thimble, and has hemp cording so that you can wear it as a necklace if desired. Travel fare is $12 with tracking. ****Please note that travel time normally takes 1-2 weeks from Canada. Click on the photo to see additional pictures. Sorry...no orders please.
$65.00

Keeper Of The Pins Pincushions****All SOLD****

This is a set of pincushions designed by Brenda Gervais. They’re stitched on linen with overdyed threads, and are all firmly stuffed with a mix of sawdust and crushed walnut shells. Each one has a tiny tomato fob attached that measures about 3/4” across, and is firmly stuffed with crushed walnut shells. The edges are all finished by hand with vintage dyed rickrack, and they have a few glass head pins. #3 has 11 vintage pearl buttons stiched on. The measurements are……#1–6”x4”…….#2–5”x3 3/4”……. #3–4 1/2”x3 1/2”…….Travel fare is $12. With tracking. Sorry but no orders please. ***********The pincushions are individually priced………#1. $58.00……… #2. $53.00……… #3. $48.00

Strawberry with Purple Flowers******SOLD******

A few years back I got this idea for a strawberry. Well I made some for friends and loved the way they turned out so now I'm sharing a few of them with you. You'll find this beautiful strawberry is about 5 1/2" long and 2" wide. The bottom portion of the strawberry is a hand-dyed linen that I cross-stitched on. The beautiful purple flowers have been stitched with hand-dyed threads. I have filled the strawberry with walnut shells and wool. The top of the strawberry is a wooden finial that I painted with FolkArt milk paint, aged, and then stained to look old. I have adorned the strawberry with a few glass headed pins and a beautiful hand-dyed silk ribbon. (all other items in the photo are props and are not for sale) Asking $75 plus $9 for US priority shipping.

Strawberry Basket Pincushion *****SOLD*****

For your concideration is this sweet strawberry basket... it is 7" in diameter x 3 1/2" tall. The basket is a Longaberger basket so it's a excellent handwoven basket from Ohio. In the inside I created a drum like pincushion to fit it perfectly. I have stitched the sweet strawberry with hand-dyed threads on a wonderful natural color linen. The drum has been stuffed with sawdust shavings and walnut shells. I have adorned the pincushion with vintage glass hat pins and small black glass headed pins. I also decorated it with some black straight pins and antique buttons from my button collection. (The scissors and thread are props and are not included in the sale). Asking $85 plus $14 for USPS Priority shipping. PLEASE CLICK ON PHOTO TO SEE MORE PHOTOS.

Strawberry Pincushion with Blue Flower******SOLD******

A few years back I got this idea for a strawberry. Well I made some for friends and loved the way they turned out so now I'm sharing a few of them with you. You'll find this beautiful strawberry is about 5 3/4" long and 2" wide. The bottom portion of the strawberry is a hand-dyed linen that I cross-stitched on. The beautiful blue/gold flower has been stitched with hand-dyed threads. I have filled the strawberry with walnut shells and wool. The top of the strawberry is a wooden finial that I painted with FolkArt milk paint, aged, and then stained to look old. I have adorned the strawberry with a few glass headed pins and a beautiful hand-dyed silk ribbon. (all other items in the photo are props and are not for sale) Asking $75 plus $9 for US priority shipping.

Strawberry Pincushion with Pink Flowers****SOLD*****

A few years back I got this idea for a strawberry. Well I made some for friends and loved the way they turned out so now I'm sharing a few of them with you. You'll find this beautiful strawberry is about 5 3/4" long and 2" wide. The bottom portion of the strawberry is a hand-dyed linen that I cross-stitched on. The beautiful pink flowers and butterflies have been stitched with hand-dyed threads. I have filled the strawberry with walnut shells and wool. The top of the strawberry is a wooden finial that I painted with FolkArt milk paint, aged, and then stained to look old. I have adorned the strawberry with a few glass headed pins and a beautiful hand-dyed silk ribbon. (all other items in the photo are props and are not for sale) Asking $75 plus $9 for US priority shipping.

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