Cats in the Cradle's UNIVERSAL SALVE is the same popular herbal salve I've always made, just with a new label. I make this salve in Fall and Spring from herbs, roots and other botanical ingredients, many of them harvested from the medicinal herbs I grow and wildcraft. Ingredients include goldenseal root, comfrey root and leaf, plantain, dandelion root, yellow dock root, burdock root, myrrh, beeswax, olive oil, bayberry wax, lavender. Perfect salve for minor skin ailments including diaper rash, chapped skin, small cuts, minor burns, etc. May also be used on pets. I've had customers who swear by it for eczema, psoriasis, poison ivy rash and other skin ailments. I have a very limited supply of this fine salve and it will not be made again until Spring. This listing is for one FOUR OUNCE amber glass jar Price is $18 plus 6.50 shipping. Email me at if you would like to buy some. See more at Thanks for stopping by and have a blessed Thanksgiving!

Emily Lutz 1811 Pinkeep....

A sweet sampler pinkeep to tuck in with your primitives....Stitched on linen, antiqued, and backed in antiqued osnaburg...Primitively stitched closed and filled with fabric for an antique feel...A sweet Tina Woltman design...Measures 3 1/2" x 3 1/2"...$32 with travel fare included in the if interested.

Two Bars GOOD SHEPHERD Lanolin & Goatmilk Soaps

GOOD SHEPHERD Lanolin and Goatmilk soaps are the mildest and most soothing soaps you will ever try. Rich in natural sheep's lanolin and raw goatmilk from local farms, very lightly scented and packaged with an antique German lithograph image. Listing is for TWO bars. Cats in the Cradle handmade soaps make thoughtful and unique Christmas stocking stuffers. Soap is wonderful for anyone with extremely dry skin who is not allergic to lanolin. Other ingredients include olive oil, coconut oil, grass fed beef tallow and lemon verbena. Soaps are about 4.5 ounces each. Cost for two bars is $14 plus $5.50 shipping. Email me at if you would like to purchase. I have twelve sets of 2 bars so let me know how many bars you would like. Shipping discounts on multiple bars. Thank you for stopping by and have a blessed Thanksgiving!

~NOEL pinkeep drum~

~NOEL...SOLD...Holiday inspired pinkeep drum...the word NOEL cross stitched on Dixie Samplar hand dyed 36 count linen and fashioned into a pinkeep drum...the cardinal was created from one of my patterns and sewn using homespun fabric...a twisted cord trims the top edge...coordinating calico was used for the top and bottom of the drum...please click on the main photo for additional photos of the rest of the drum and more details...thanks!


Have you read the story of the 3 trees where each wanted something specific? The first wanted to hold treasure, the second wanted to be a ship to travel mighty waters, and the third tree just wanted to remain on the mountain, growing tall so that when anyone gazed on him, they looked up and thought of God. I was thinking about this story while I was making these trees. ( If you have never read it, you can find it here: These 3 lovely trees are made from a green wool tweed material with rusty bells on top – the tallest of the 3 measures 18”. They are firmly mounted in a section of old barn wood, full of worm holes and great patina. The wooden base measures 5” x 6”. It's sure to add a beautiful finishing touch to any Christmas vignette, or would look amazing standing alone.

SOLD Sewing Caddy SOLD

I also love old tins!!!! These wonderful detailed muffin tins or molds always catch my eye! I love using them for a sewing caddy too! No better way to keep track of all the little things we work with while stitching! The caddy comes with the pinkeep and a needle minder which is 2 super duper strong magnets which I cover with wool and a flower applique. No better way to hold scissors, needles or hooks while stitching or hooking! Shipping is $11.00 to the West Coast so if you are on the East Coast I will refund the overcharge!

~wooly tape measures~

~One tan remaining...WOOLY TAPE MEASURES~ Do you carry a tape measure in your purse? I am never without one! You just never know when you need to measure something to make sure it will fit in the car! Why not carry a beautiful hand stitched wooly one? These 3 tape measures are 2" in diameter and have been covered with felted wool and stitch with tiny stitches. There is 1 available in tan with orange . There is an antique button over the button to retract the tape measure when you are finished using it. Wooly tape measures are $20 each plus shipping...think Christmas gifts. Please email me at to purchase.

~pieced star pinkeep on wooden sewing clamp~

~SOLD...PIECED STAR PINKEEP ON WOODEN SEWING CLAMP~ I love small things and this pieced star pinkeep was a great quilt block to create. I used a combination of brown, mustard and two reds to give it a prim feel. It was hand quilted from corner to corner and is filled with clean lambs wool. The pinkeep itself measures 3 3/4" square. The pinkeep is attached to the wooden sewing clamp with a wooden dowel in the center. This clamp can be attached to a table top or even a wooden arm chair to keep it by your stitching side. The height of the pinkeep to the base of the clamp, not including the wooden screw is 5 1/2". The wooden clamp was created in the workshop of Teresa's Prim Treasures. Pieced star pinkeep on wooden sewing clamp is spoken for.


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