Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Hello . . .

Welcome to Wild Hare Wednesday!
Should you like to purchase please email:

#1 ~ Carl
Aptly named because the little boy who owned this little antique drum
signed his name to the bottom ~ Carl E. Smith.
Carl is just shy of 13", created from wavy taupe-beige mohair, is fully
jointed and nicely weighted in his chubby belly.
He proudly wears a ruff of antique flag bunting, a vintage paper hat
and a pinback that says "will you be mine kid".
He carries an antique gauze flag and sits nicely atop
his wonderful drum.
One of a kind vignette ~ A lovely statement piece!
ship $15.00
(#1 ~ Carl )
#2 ~ The Little Soldier
Created from soft chocolate mohair, this little soldier wears
a jacket of wool felt with blanket stitching and wee brad "buttons".
Around his neck a kerchief and atop his head a folded paper hat!
He carries a tiny antique silk flag and comes with a tin whistle.
Aprox 10"
ship $10.00
#3 ~ Ellie
Ellie is about 10" tall. She is created from soft beige "antiqued" mohair
with wool felt paw pads and ear linings.  She wears a ruff of antique flag bunting. 
Wee rusty bells run down her tummy.
Her trunk holds a tiny antique silk flag.
ship $10.00

Happy almost summer!
Lori Ann

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Hip Hip Hooray . . .

Welcome to 
Wild Hare Wednesday!
Should you like to purchase please email:

Please meet:
"Hip Hip Hooray"
Just hanging' around waiting for the parade to begin!
"Hip" is a sweet 8" teddy created from soft over dyed beige mohair.
He has wool felt paw pads, German glass eyes and is weighted nicely with steel shot.
Around his neck is a ruff of antique flag bunting and an antique tin Roosevelt pin.
Atop his head a folded paper hat!
"Hip" is nestled into an antique wooden shoe with a vintage gauze 48 star flag,
a sweet vintage blue and white candy cane and a blue real goose feather sprig.
In his hand (paw) a tiny vintage silk, 48 star flag.
Overall about 10" not including the hanging ribbon.
Lots of vintage goodies here!
ship $14.00

Have a happy "Hip, Hip" kind of day!
Lori Ann

Friday, June 5, 2015

A online show is coming soon!

Please join me for an online event:
"Friends in the Garden"
Sunday evening  ~ June 7th. ~ 9pm EST

New pieces will appear on the "Gallery" page at 8pm EST!
(Note the slightly later time of 9pm :-)
Lori Ann

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Feeling silly!

Hello there . . . 
Maybe it's the garden, the sunshine or the feeling of my fingers in the dirt,
but something has made me feel a little giddy and silly!

So . . . Please meet:

and . . . The "BEET" goes on
I just love red beets and these wee bunnies do too!
Created from beautiful hand dyed velvet and wool, the "beet" is adorned with feather stitch, blanket stitch and colonial knots. Each wee bunny is created from soft rayon with wool felt ears and bead eyes.  Overall from beet tip to end of leaves they measure almost 11" long by about 3.5" high 
and are nicely weighted.

To purchase please email:

Be happy!
Lori Ann

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

A Wednesday kind of day . . .

Hello . . .

I'm happy you dropped by on this sunny day!
A few strawberries are beginning to ripen in the garden, so I thought
a strawberry themed Wild Hare Wednesday was in order.

Should you like to purchase please email:

#1 ~ Berry Bunny
A sweet and gentle chocolate rayon bunny nestles atop a hand dyed velvet pin keep as if to
claim it as his own. Wool felt ears, vintage ribbon, hand dyed wool leaves and feather stitches too.
Weighted to sit nicely on your worktable or amongst your treasures. (aprox 6" x 4")
ship $6.00

#2 ~ Mouse Heaven
A bit difficult to capture the wee black mouse who is munching on this big strawberry. He was hiding in the shadows. (mouse is mohair with wool felt ears and bead eyes!) This sweet strawberry is created from vintage velvet, it has feather stitches and beads all round. The 5 leaves are blanket and feather stitched. Berry and mouse are settled onto a candle pan handcrafted by an Ohio tinsmith.
Aprox 6" w x 4" h
ship $6.00

Lori Ann

Saturday, May 16, 2015


Hello, Hello!
Two weeks ago Rebekah L. Smith and I held our first
From Our Hands & Hearts ~ "Creative" event!
To say we were pleased would be an understatement . . . 
We were completely overjoyed!

The weekend combined stitching workshops, a "needle-in" and
a show titled "The Mercantile". 

If you missed it . . . Grab a cuppa and sit back to enjoy this video re-cap!
(click photo)

Thank you to everyone who made this endeavor possible!
Lori Ann