Hello friends, sorry this post is so late in
the day getting to you, but I've had
lots of lighting problems with
I had to do so many retakes, but I
finally got some that should
Welcome to my Studio @
~ Scattered Seed Samplers ~
|~ Front Display Window ~|
There are birds nesting above my door,
but they don't seem to be bothered by me coming & going!
|~ Studio Door ~|
I'm still trying to get things organized after the transition from
retail shoppe to Studio....it was pretty overwhelming at
first, but things are finally coming together!
|~ Overall view when you walk in the door ~|
The big display cabinet is from Chicago ~ I've decided to use it
for some of my sewing collections.
|~ Checkout counter, cutting table & guest chairs by front window ~|
My favorite oak mission desk & chair. Old file cabinets fit
perfectly under the cutting table.
|~ I love my cutting table with old yard stick for measuring ~|
Little white milk glass rabbit candy dish was a gift from Sam.
It was hard to decide which samplers to leave hanging
which ones to put in storage.
|~ Close up of a lovely wood sewing box with pincushion on top ~|
I really admire things with the "Heart in Hand", the big
one is carved from wood.
|~ Iron sewing hand, chalkare rabbit, heart in hand ~|
I've been collection these wonderful sewing clamps for
many years, and now I finally....have a
great place to display them.
|~ Old sewing clamp collection ~|
It's really nice to finally have all my reference
books together....plus a chair & table.
My dear friend Olga stitched the lovely pillow sitting in the chair.
|~ Reference book, library table & roll top desk ~|
It's great to have a stitching chair that is by a nice
|~ My mom's old rocking chair ~|
The antique aladdin s lamp on top of the green cabinet
was also my mom's.....she left me with so many
wonderful family heirlooms.
|~ More reference books & samplers ~|
The little orange & blue turtle is another one of my
husband's wood carvings...you probably can't
see it, but it says "Salem Stitchery" on it!
|~ Small samplers ~|
This is the computer I use to do my designing, manage my Ebay & Etsy Shops.
|~ Computer desk ~|
The tall cabinet against the wall is my supply cabinet
where I keep all kinds of sewing goodies.
|~ You are now entering my hidden work area ~|
I didn't want my work area visible from the front door....so
I created this little private work area.
|~ Sewing work table ~|
I have everything I need at my fingertips...threads, sewing machine,
sawdust, misc. fillers, stuffing, wools, fabrics, lace & trims and
much, much more!
|~ It's located right in the center ~|
The photo on the right is my grandma when she was young, and the
dark chocolate brown rabbit was her rabbit from when she
was living in a nursing home...she passed away at age 95.
|~ My favorite rabbit samplers ~|
I'm very passionate about collecting rabbit pincushions!
|~ Close up of antique rabbit pincushions ~|
|~ Sawdust packed pincushion samplers ~|
|~ more rabbit friends ~|
I'm still trying to get this area better organized, but for now
all the different threads are easy to access...with a
center work table.
|~ Thread nook ~|
|~ antique spool cabinets full of silk threads ~|