Saturday, March 31, 2018

The Verse...

Welcome dear needlefolk friends!

Sharing with you today is a sneak peek of the 
Antique Reproduction Sampler for 
Lydia Barnes Pidgeon 1827...

The Verse is finally finished, and
ready to reveal Lydia's words of Wisdom...

Wisdom is attained by the exertion of your intellectual power by
The lessons of intelligent Tutors by the instruction and conduct of
Worthy parents by the perusal of the best Authors, and by
Attendance on public Worship and by copying the Example of Jesus
Who increased in Wisdom and stature, and in favour with God
And Man  __________________________________________

Finished so far are the three borders, 
the Verse (near the top),
the provenance line (near the bottom),  
many of the floral to finish up 
the last couple floral motifs on top and the main
center motif!


Check out these wonderful antique thimbles
my husband gifted me...
Found them at a little antique shop in
Eyota, Minnesota...he only paid $2.00 each!!!

They are all Sterling Silver, 
and several of them have engraved 
initials on them!


Nature's bookends...
Took this picture of 
two deer resting in our
beautiful and content!

It's a chilly spring in Wisconsin,
but enjoyed my first outdoor walk on the farm...
Wild Chives are peeking through 
last year's old Sweet Grass!


will be...

this Saturday...taking time to celebrate
Easter with family!

We will be open next Saturday, April 7th.


Soul Food...

"For God so loved the world, 
that he gave his only begotten Son,
that whosoever believeth in him should not perish,
but have everlasting life"

John 3:16...kjv


Wishing everyone a happy and peaceful Easter!

Soulfully, Tammy

(Studio Rabbits keeping watch!)

Friday, March 23, 2018

Many thanks!

Welcome dear needlefolk friends!

Anyone else ready for winter to make 
it's way on out the door?

The songs of spring bring with them a new hope.
After a long, cold winter, the singing birds offer the 
warmth and promise of the new season, a time
 filled with excitement, and joy!

Old Man Winter...please pack your
bags and go away!


Last Friday the new pattern
"Spring Gathering" was released,
which completely swept me away with
 such a wonderful unexpected response!!!

I was so touched with the amazing comments 
that were left on Primitive Stitchers Society Facebook page,
and for all the orders that were placed!

More patterns have been added to the Etsy listing,
just click onto the photo below if you would like to purchase this pattern...
"Spring Gathering" Sampler

Thank you kindly
 for the continued support of 
designs by Scattered Seed Samplers!

Next week I'll be starting a new design by day and stitching
 on Lydia Barnes Reproduction Sampler in the evenings!


will be...
on Saturday from 10:30 ~ 3:00

We are located at ~
W4253 County Road B
West Salem, Wisconsin 54669
(608) 799~4418

Mention you follow my blog and receive 
10% off your entire purchase!


Soul Food...

The steps of a good man are ordered by the LORD:
and he delighteth in his way. 

Though he fall, he shall not be utterly cast down:
for the LORD upholdeth him with his hand.

Psalms 37:23~24...kjv


Our local weather man is predicting that
Mr. Old Man Winter will be making a special 
appearance and bringing with him several
inches of snow....oh nooooo I'm hoping
this just isn't true!

Enjoy a great weekend!
Kindly, Tammy

Friday, March 16, 2018

"Spring Gathering"...

Welcome and happy Friday
needlefolk friends!

Spring is in the air and 
I feel like doing cartwheels!

Today a new pattern is being released to 
 welcome in this joyful time of year...

Stitched on 32ct WDW "Straw" linen,
and 7 overdyed colours (1 CC, 3 Gentle Art, 3 WDW)

From my hand to yours...


Pondering my early days as a young girl, 
my fondest memories were summers spent with my
grandma on her farm in rural Wisconsin.

She taught me the value of working hard,
working with my hands, gardening, caring for
animals, my list is  endless, but my 
 fondest memory was gathering
eggs from the hen house...especially
loved the "Brown Eggs"!

From my antique stash of frames...
Yay, this sweet frame has finally found its soul mate!

This new pattern is now available in my Etsy Shop,
just click on the image below...

Happy Spring & Happy Stitching!


I'm still working every spare moment on trying to 
finish the verse on the antique reproduction 
sampler for Lydia Barnes Pidgeon 1827.

If all goes well, 
my hopes are to reveal the verse
 sometime next week!


The first day of Spring,
 March 20th falls on a Tuesday,
which also happens to be my birthday,
so my family has special plans for
me this weekend...yay!

Scattered Seed Samplers Studio Farm Shop 
will be closed this Saturday, March 17th,
and will reopen next Saturday, March 24th.


Soul Food...

"But the wisdom that is from above is first pure,
then peaceable, gentle, and easy to be intreated,
full of mercy and good fruits, without partiality,
and without hypocrisy."

James 3:17..kjv


Wishing you a fun filled weekend,
and if you haven't seen your first Robin...keep looking
they are out and about!

Kindly, Tammy

In tribute to my little rabbit models...Milly & Molly!

Friday, March 9, 2018

Springing ahead...

Welcome dear needlefolk friends!

Life is good and springing ahead with 
daylights savings time is like icing on the cake!

Sometimes it's hard to believe just how quickly 
time passes by, two years ago I started designing a rabbit 
design but sadly it never got finished!

Last year I had good intensions of finishing it, 
but that didn't happen either!

But, this week I finally finished charting the design!

Here's one of my little helpers giving his "paw of approval"!

with the inspiring help of a few
Studio rabbit friends..the linen & threads 
were carefully chosen!

The model is being stitched on 
32ct WDW "Straw" linen,
and overdyed threads.

Started stitching late last night...a sneak peek of "Rabbit Ears"

Now, I look to my little friends once again as I ponder
the title name for this new pattern!

Yes, this weekend will be filled with the 
joy of non stop stitching!

The new pattern will be released in 
 the next few weeks!



Oh my goodness...only 11 days until Spring!

Please meet my sweet backyard friend Abby!

A few years ago Abby and I became the best of friends 
and her memory will live in my heart forever!

She loved having her picture taken, 
this is one of my favorite photos of Abby 
grazing on fresh dandelions! 


Guess what I love to do while I'm stitching?

That's's the best time for me to drain
my brain and jot down all those random 
to~do's that are floating around
in my head!



We will re~open next weekend!


Soul Food...

"He that hath no rule over his own spirit 
is like a city that is broken down, 
and without walls."

Proverbs 25:28...kjv

Sometimes I really struggle with self~control,
but seeking God's Word and allowing it to seep into my heart
and mind accomplishes many things;
good things, powerful things, things that 
help me to react and display 
self~control in a graceful,
godly way!


Wishing all my needlefolk friends
a stitch filled weekend!

Kindly, Tammy

Friday, March 2, 2018

Sooner Begun...Sooner Done!

Welcome dear needlefolk friends!

Stitching fills my heart and soul with such a 
sense of peace...quietly sitting and reflecting on the
busy thoughts that flood my soul!

Evenings are my time to enjoy my beloved 
needle & thread...every night this 
week was spent stitching!

Lydia Barnes Pidgeon 1827 Update...
"Perusal"...I love this truly old fashioned word
that is hardly ever used anymore!

PERUSE ~ To read or examine...typically with great care.
Origin...late 15th century

The top portion of Lydia's sampler contains a lovely
verse that consists of 6 full lines!

I have completed 4 lines with only 2 to go!

As soon as those last two lines are finished
I'll be sharing the completed verse.


Wishing you many hours of contentment
with your needle & thread!

I'm excited to get started on a couple 
new pattern releases for the month of March!


will be ...

We are located at ~
W4253 County Road B
West Salem, Wisconsin
(608) 799~4418

Mention you follow my blog and receive 
10% your entire purchase! 



my beloved brethren,
be ye stedfast, 
always abounding in the work of the Lord,
forasmuch as ye know that your labour
is not in vain in the Lord.

1 Corinthians 15:58...kjv


Ahhh, my beloved month of March has finally arrived!
Came in like a it will probably go out like a Lion!

My friend Ona already spied a flock of robins in her 
apple trees...I'm still on the out look for my first sighting!

Kindly, Tammy