Threadwork Primitives

Threadwork Primitives

Early Work Finished Goodes for your Primitive Home

September Update

Hello and Welcome Friends and thank you for visiting my page!  My name is Nan Lewis.  I'm a cross stitch artist and designer, but love to create with wools and fibers of all kinds.  I hope to show you some special and one of a kind creations each month.  They are all made with love by my own hands. 

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This pinwheel is a design by Blackbird Designs and has been stitched on overdyed linen in floss of faded black and bright orange. It's backed with a coordinating fabric. The edges are covered with a black brown seam binding ribbon and matching pearl headpins have been added. Measures 4" round and has long ties for hanging. A lovely reminder of days of old. Comes signed and dated. Priority Travel fare $8
This oval drum features my original cross stitched design on linen in variegated over dyed floss of faded black and gold. I've used a coordinating moom fabric for the top and bottom. It's firmly stuffed with wood shaving and crushed walnut shells. Little x's are stitched on all the seams. I've added pins, buttons, ribbon and a brass spider charm for added interest. Measures approx 4" across by 5"H. Comes signed and dated. Priority travel fare is $8.00.
This hanging wall pocket features a wool appliqued pumpkin design. It has a large pocket for storing sewing needfuls. I've used reproduction fabrics and the binding is completely hand stitched. Measures 10"H by 7" W. Comes signed and dated. Priority travel fare is $8.00
This mat was created using a Chartmaker's design. I've stitched the design on overdyed linen in colors of bronze, orange and faded black. I've also added a few wool element to it such as the spool and the heart. I've attached a brown and black plaid wool pincushion with seam binding ribbon. The binding is all hand stitched. Measures approx. 13" by 6 3/4". Comes to you signed and dated. Priority travel fare is $8.00.PLEASE CLICK ON THE PICTURE TO SEE ADDITIONAL PHOTOS.