Sunday, February 28, 2010

My New ArtFire Shop

I just set up a new selling outlet on

My first item listed is another lap robe which was crocheted by my mother.  Click on the Rapid Cart on the side bar to view this listing.

Wednesday, February 24, 2010

The Bunny Challenge

I participated in Prim Patterns 'n Handmades blog challenge to create a primitive bunny from her FREE three-piece template.  There were no directions included.  We had to assemble the bunny and dress and accessorize it within a two-week period, then submit a photo of the bunny to her when it was completed.  Today all of the entries are posted on NeeNee's blog.  This was so much fun to do.  I'm looking forward to doing her next challenge.  Click here to view the other entries.

Sunday, February 21, 2010

Sunday Crafting

Today I spent the afternoon making this primitive sheep and listed it on Etsy for $19.99 with free shipping. I took the opportunity to sit outside on my lanai to work on the applique stitching. The temperature here in Florida finally got above the 60's. At one time today it actually reached 81 degrees, although it didn't last once the clouds took over.

I also listed another lap robe on Etsy which was hand crocheted by my mother.  She heads a church group who crochet lap robes and donate them to patients at Hope Hospice.  Church members are always donating yarn to her.  Some of the yarns are "Fun Fur" which she incorporated into these lap robes.  She felt they were too "fancy" to donate, so she asked me to list them on Etsy for her.  She has them listed at $40.00 each (shipping is $8.00).

Check out my Etsy on the sidebar to view my other listings.

Saturday, February 20, 2010

Beatrice is for sale on my selling blog

I made another Beatrice Bunny using the pattern by Down River Primitives.  Go to my selling blog Wild Berry Primitives Mercantile to purchase this cute bunny.

Sunday, February 14, 2010

Pattern Test

My daughter Laurie, of Down River Primitives, designed her first pattern for a primitive doll.  She asked me if I would be her pattern tester to make sure that her directions and pattern were clear and concise.  She emailed her pattern to me yesterday, and as you can see by the picture I worked at it all day to complete it.  Her pattern is called Beatrice Bunny.  This doll is so cute.  She will be selling it as both an e-pattern and paper pattern soon.  Be sure to check out her blog for more details.

Saturday, February 6, 2010

Crafting for Valentine's Day

I'm a little behind on my crafting and blogging. There's not much going on in my craft room lately.  I've been trying to recuperate from bronchitis for the last three weeks. The antiobotics have not helped much. I just want to be rid of the coughing. I've had enough of it already (and so have my co-workers).

Anyway, I took advantage of one of my sick days out of work this past week by working on one of the patterns I bought from Sandy's "You Are Special" patterns.  "Valentine Annie" is finished and listed for sale on my Ebay.  (DOLL SOLD)

I was a winner of Sandy's blog pattern giveaway last week. I anxcious to get started on one of the five patterns I won.  I hope they arrive in today's mail.  I'll need a diversion from housecleaning this afternoon.