Friday, March 17, 2017

A LITTLE MORE PROGRESS ON MY QUILT.....


FIRST I ADDED SOME "HILLS" AS MY FRIEND
GWENDOLYN CALLED THEM....AND A TULIP.


THEN TWO LARGE BIRDS.
I HAVE THE REST FIGURED OUT AND
AM TRYING TO DECIDE ON MY FABRICS.

HAVE A WONDERFUL DAY!!

UNTIL NEXT TIME....LORI

Saturday, March 11, 2017

QUILT TOP PROGRESS



FOR THOSE THAT WOULD LIKE TO SEE MY
PROGRESS, HERE IS THE QUILT TOP I'M
DESIGNING AND DOING IN NEEDLE TURN
HAND APPLIQUE.  I'M PLEASED WITH THE 
RESULTS SO FAR.  NOW I HAVE THE SECOND
SIDE DONE I WILL PLAY WITH MOTIFS FOR 
THE OTHER TWO SIDES.  I HAVE MORE OF MY
FAVORITE THINGS IN MIND SO WILL SEE
HOW IT COMES TOGETHER. 


THE FABRICS ARE NOT THIS LIGHT IN PERSON.
THE FLOWERS MAY LOOK ORANGE BUT 
THEY ARE RED.  I CHANGED THE HOUSE DOOR,
CHIMNEY'S, BIRD AND THE ONE LEAF
WITH SQUIGGLE LINES ON THE FAR LEFT.
THEY ARE THE SAME COLORS AND SIMILAR
BUT DIFFERENT FABRICS.  I WANTED IT MORE 
SCRAPPY AND FOLKY.

I HOPE YOU HAVE A WONDERFUL WEEKEND.
IT'S TURNED COLD HERE AND SNOW IS 
PREDICTED SO A PERFECT TIME TO STAY
IN AND PLAY WITH MORE OF MY
QUILT DESIGN!  

UNTIL NEXT TIME......LORI

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

MY QUILT TOP


 HERE IS THE APPLIQUE QUILT TOP I'M
DESIGNING AND MAKING FOR OUR HOME.
I STARTED WITH THE CENTER CIRCLE AND STAR
WHICH IS INSPIRED BY AN ANTIQUE TIN
COOKIE CUTTER I HAVE IN MY COLLECTION.


I WANTED TO DO SEVERAL OF MY FAVORITE
MOTIFS IN THIS QUILT SO I HAD TO DO A 
LOG CABIN SALTBOX HOUSE, BIRDS AND
 RED COXCOMB FLOWERS. I USED A SOLID
GREY/GREEN FOR THE STEAMS AND DIFFERENT
PRINTS FOR THE LEAVES.
(CLICK ON PICS TO ENLARGE)


THE HORSE AND BIRD SHAPES WERE ALSO INSPIRED 
BY ANTIQUE TIN COOKIE CUTTERS.
WE CAN GET INSPIRATION FROM ANYWHERE!


I HAVE THE ONE SIDE DONE AND WILL REPEAT
THE SAME MOTIFS ON THE OPPOSITE SIDE.
I WOULD SAY THE ABOVE PIC IS A GOOD 
REPRESENTATION OF THE TRUE COLORS.


HERE I HAVE THE HORSES READY TO HAND
APPLIQUE ON THE OTHER SIDE SO IT GIVES 
A BETTER IDEA OF WHAT IT WILL LOOK LIKE.
THE TOP IS 56" SQUARE AND IS A DARKER BROWN
HOMESPUN WITH BLACK IN IT BUT IT LOOKS
BROWN. I'LL BE DOING SOME DIFFERENT MOTIFS
ON THE OTHER TWO SIDES. MORE OF MY 
FAVORITE THINGS!  IT WILL BE A WHILE
 BEFORE I GET TO THE HAND QUILTING PART.
I'VE BEEN TRYING TO GET SOME SPRING CLEANING
DONE AT THE SAME TIME. HAVE A WONDERFUL
DAY MY FRIENDS. 

UNTIL NEXT TIME......LORI

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

CHANGING THINGS UP!


THIS IS A NEW TO ME ANTIQUE TOTE
I RECENTLY PURCHASED. I'VE BEEN
HAVING FUN CHANGING UP HOW
I HAVE A FEW ANTIQUE SMALLS 
ON OUR KITCHEN COUNTER.


THE TOTE HAS A SORT OF HEART SHAPED HANDLE.


I HAVE THESE TWO GREEN PIECES IN THE 
KITCHEN NOW.  A SMALL SET OF DRAWERS/SHELF
AND A SMALLER GREEN PANTRY BOX ON TOP
OF A DARK BLUE ONE. I LOVE OLD WOODEN 
CUTTING BOARDS AND HAVE A FEW OF THOSE
DISPLAYED AROUND THE KITCHEN AS WELL.


LOVE MY LITTLE ANTIQUE TREEN BOWL
FILLED WITH LITTLE GOURDS.

I'VE BEEN WORKING ON MAKING AN 
APPLIQUE QUILT FOR OUR HOME THAT
I'VE DESIGNED.  I HAVE A LOT OF MOTIFS TO 
HAND APPLIQUE YET BUT WILL SHOW 
YOU MY PROGRESS SOON. I'M ENJOYING
WORKING ON IT. HAVE A WONDERFUL
EVENING MY FRIENDS.

UNTIL NEXT TIME......LORI


Wednesday, February 22, 2017

DOLLS AND OTHER GOODS FOR SALE......


LOTS OF OFFERINGS TODAY. IF YOU SEE ANYTHING
YOU WOULD LIKE PLEASE EMAIL ME AT
homespunprimsbylori@gmail.com
WITH YOUR ZIP CODE.
I ACCEPT PAYPAL OR A POSTAL MONEY
ORDER FOR PAYMENT.
USA ONLY PLEASE.
CLICK ON PICS TO ENLARGE.

FIRST UP ARE TWO NEWLY MADE DOLLS
BY ME. ONE IN BLUE AND ONE IN BROWN DRESS.
THEY MEASURE APPROXIMATELY 20" AND ARE 
STUFFED WITH COTTON FILLER. THEY ARE AGED
WITH MY SPECIAL PROCESS AND ARE DARKER
THAN THEY APPEAR IN MY PICS.
HAND AND MACHINE STITCHING ON BOTH
THE DOLLS AND THEIR DRESSES.
KINDLY ASKING $65.00 FOR EACH PLUS 
TRAVEL FARE.









SMALL OLD BROWN CROCKERY JUG.
MEASURES 6" TALL. HAS SOME SLIGHT
CHIPPING AROUND THE BOTTOM AND A 
COUPLE  VERY TINY CHIPS AROUND THE 
OPENING BUT ALL NORMAL FOR AGE 
AND WEAR. KINDLY ASKING 
$40.00 PLUS TRAVEL FARE.





OLD MAKE~DO GAME BOARD MADE
FROM A PANEL OF A DOOR MAYBE?
NICE BROWN PATINA WITH BLACK 
SQUARES. SAWTOOTH HANGER ON
THE BACK. VERY LIGHT AND EASY
TO HANG. MEASURES APPROXIMATELY
14~1/2" X 17~1/2". HAS A BIT OF A CURVE
ON THE LEFT SIDE. A TRUE MAKE~DO
PIECE USING WHAT THEY HAD ON HAND.
KINDLY ASKING SOLD





SLIGHT CURVE ON THE LEFT SIDE
OF GAME BOARD.



REPRODUCTION REDWARE FOR SALE!


LONG PLATE THAT MEASURES APPROXIMATELY
8" X 13~1/2". MADE BY JASON ?. I'M LETTING
THE RAMS HORN PLATE HOLDER GO WITH IT.
 VERY NICE PIECE OF REDWARE THAT LOOKS
VERY OLD. YOU CAN SEE BELOW WHAT I PAID
FOR THIS PIECE. I'M OFFERING IT FOR 
$80.00 PLUS TRAVEL FARE WITH PLATE
HOLDER INCLUDED. 



NICE SMALLER VASE LIKE CONTAINER.
BY TURTLE CREEK POTTERS
(DAVID T. SMITH)
AND SIGNED BY CARMELA HALL.
MEASURES JUST SHY OF 6~1/2" TALL.
A WONDERFUL TULIP DESIGN ON 
TWO SIDES. KINDLY ASKING 
SOLD


BOTTOM OF VASE.


ROUND 10" PLATE BY TURTLECREEK POTTERS.
SIGNED BY BETTY LOU 2002. I'M LETTING
THE RAMS HORN HOLDER GO WITH THIS 
PLATE. KINDLY ASKING $55.00 PLUS TRAVEL FARE.
A GOOD TIME TO GET SOME REDWARE AT
GOOD PRICES!!  


 BACK OF ROUND PLATE.

IF INTERESTED IN ANY OF THESE ITEMS
PLEASE EMAIL ME AT 
homespunprimsbylori@gmail.com
WITH YOUR ZIP CODE.  USA ONLY PLEASE.
I ACCEPT PAYPAL AND A POSTAL MONEY
ORDER FOR PAYMENT.  

HAVE A GREAT DAY.....LORI


Sunday, February 19, 2017

MORE DECOR....




THOUGHT I WOULD SHARE OUR LITTLE
HALLWAY. THE QUILT IS THE SAME 
BUT I CHANGED SOME SMALL THINGS
AROUND THE HOUSE FOR A LITTLE 
DIFFERENT LOOK.


LOVE MY ANTIQUE PULL HORSE TOY!


AND MY NORMA SCHNEEMAN DOLL!

HAVE A WONDERFUL SUNDAY MY FRIENDS.
UNTIL NEXT TIME.....LORI

Thursday, February 16, 2017

A LITTLE CHANGE



I FELT LIKE A LITTLE CHANGE IN OUR BEDROOM
SO I CHANGED OUT THE DOUBLE HORSE
RUG I HAD ABOVE THE BED FOR ONE I HOOKED
A FEW YEARS AGO.  I THINK I LIKE IT!


THE NEW ONE HANGING IS A MAGGIE BONANOMI DESIGN.
IT'S BEEN IN MY PICS IN THE PAST BUT ON THE FLOOR.


I WANTED TO PUT THE DOUBLE HORSE RUG
IN FRONT OF MY BIG RED CUPBOARD AND
NEXT TO MY HORSE AND BIRDS RUG. 
THE DOUBLE HORSES IS MY RENDITION
OF AN ANTIQUE RUG BY MAGDALENA BRINER.
THE HORSE AND BIRDS RUG IS MY DESIGN.

JUST GOT IN FROM AN HOUR OUT ON MY
SNOWSHOE TRAIL.  LIFE IS GOOD!!!

UNTIL NEXT TIME......LORI