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Mouse and Berry Pincushion *SOLD*

I’ve stitched this sweet mouse from plush felt. It has beady little eyes, and stitched nose and mouth. The ears are lined with linen. It holds a wool strawberry trimmed with seed beads. A wool collar is wrapped about its neck. I’ve stitched it to a tuffet of coverlet fabric, trimmed with rusty bells. A vintage spool of thread completes the piece. A bit over nine inches tall. Created with many loving stitches in my smoke free home, a Sassafras Hill original. *'Tis Spoken for, many thanks!*
$34.00

Strawberry pincushions

***B, C, E are still available These pinkeeps are perfect for summer stitching! Each one was made with different patriotic and floral prints. They are approximately 4” square and 1 1/2” thick. They are firmly stuffed with crushed walnut shells. The strawberries are firmly attached and each one has an antique bone ring on its cap. I added two wool scalloped flowers to each one, one blue and one cream. I also added scissors and heart charms and matching glass-head straight pins. Please indicate which one you would like by the letter next to it. Kindly asking 47.00 and 6.50 for travel fare. A and D are sold.
$47.00

USA Pinkeep

*All are SOLD* Happy 4th of July! This little pinkeep measures 5 inches by 4 inches. Printed cotton and linen towel ticking have been stitched together to form a flag. Stuffed with wool and signed by me. The lighting may not show it but all the fabrics have been over dyed for a primitive look. There are three of these little USA pinkeeps available. Each one made the same with all the same techniques but as you'd expect with a handmade item, there are little differences in the stitching. The price includes shipping.
$20.00

Patriotic Pinkeeps

These pinkeeps are perfect for summer stitching! Each one was made with 3 different patriotic prints. They are 4” square and 1” thick. They are firmly stuffed with wood shavings and crushed walnut shells. The fabric covered button on top has a magnet to hold your pins and needles. I added a wool scalloped flower to each one, two are from a vintage army blanket and one is a pretty blue wool. I also added eagle charms and matching glass head straight pins. Please indicate which one you would like by the letter next to it. Kindly asking 42.00 and 6.50 for travel fare. All are sold! Thank you!
$42.00

Napping KittyPincushion****BOTH SOLD****

These sweet kitties were made using a design by Rock River Stitches. They’re made completely of wool, with Valdani threads used for the stitching, as well as for the ball of yarn. They’re firmly stuffed, and I’ve also added some crushed walnut shells for weight, and to help keep your needles sharp. They measure 4 1/2” in diameter, and about 3 1/2” high. Travel fare for each one is nine dollars without tracking, and $15 if you would like tracking added. Each one has three matching wool covered pins and a charm added. Please click on photo to see additional pictures.
$65.00

Heart Bowl Filler or Pincushion

***Sold! Thank you! ***The soft vintage greens in this piece speak Spring. The heart is made from hand dyed linen and is stuffed with local wool. Cut from a piece of beautiful reproduction fabric is a spring posy in shades of deep dusty pinks and muted reds. The flower applique is secured with a row of cross stitches using cotton thread. A vintage green bow and vintage button complete the look. A cotton loop can be used for hanging and is shown in one of the photos. If the loop is not needed it can be tucked to the back with a pin and will be hidden from view. The heart is almost 7 inches tall and 5 inches across at the widest point. I am asking $20 which includes shipping. It will be packaged carefully and promptly shipped from a smoke and pet free home.

Strawberry

***Sold! Thank you!***Pen wipes were common desk items in vintage times when dip and fountain pens were used. Fashioned with a decoration the base was used to blot the pen before writing. They were often given as gifts. I'm offering a strawberry pen wipe which could also be used as a pincushion. All made from hand dyed wools. The base is made of three layers of wool shaped like a leaf and stitched together by hand. Sitting on top the green leaves is a red strawberry with green cap and stem with hand stitched black "seeds" in an "x" pattern all over. The berry is stuffed with wool. The leaves measure about 6 x 4". The berry is about 3" long, not including the stem. I'm kindly asking $30.00 which includes shipping. Your strawberry pen wipe will be carefully packaged and promptly shipped to you.
$30.00

Mouse and Coverlet Heart Pincushion *SOLD*

I’ve stitched this heart from coverlet fabric and added one of my tiny plush mice. It has a linen tuffet stitched to the front and is trimmed with vintage buttons, rusty bell, and vintage thread. It hangs by a braided woolen cord. About 12 inches long, not including the cord. Created with many loving stitches in my smoke free home, a Sassafras Hill original. *'tis spoken for, thanks so much!*
$38.00

**SOLD**Wool Punched Shamrock Pinkeep

I love how this turned out. It looks like I could have found it in a box of treasures at an antique store. The shamrock is created by rug punching with hand dyed and aged 100% wool yarn, so the variation in shades is charming. The background is an open weave linen from Scotland. The shamrock is surrounded by a wreath of cross stitches worked in cotton thread. The back is a piece of reproduction fabric and bears my signature. It is firmly stuffed with local carded wool so if using as a pinkeep, your pins will stay sharp and rust free. The height is about two inches and the circumference is almost six inches.

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