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Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Today's picture walk

Greetings friends!  I've been a flurry of activity for the last month getting ready for the Primitive Stitchers Society Retreat held in Columbus OH May 4-7. What a display of talented artisans and eager stitchers! Between classes, Merchant Mall and ALL the stitchers there.... It was AMAZING!
I will have more updates of the PSS in the upcoming posts.... 
 
Lots of Carolina Stitcher Bags were made for the Primitive Stitchers Retreat~ 
 
Bags and project roll sets were very popular at the retreat.....  
Sampler fabric bags were extremely popular.... (***I saved back some blue fabric and creme with red sampler fabric to make more once I returned home... email me if interested...)    
Scissor lady with fob sold in a set..... will be making more.....
 
 
 
Models were stitched and finished for display as well...These are mine....
 
Berry Days at Thistle Down Farm
With thy Needle & Thread 
 
I have plenty of the book boxes and will be finishing this for you! 
 
 
Hemp rick-rak edging
 
Accompanying needlebook with all the special touches...
 
 
 
 
 PSS Sister Bag
 
I was able to buy two more distressed cabinets from Teresa's Primitives... I think they look nice on my huntboard...
LeHay Shaker was a new vendor and let me tell you, his shaker products are incredible! I couldnt resist...  
https://www.lehays.com/   Worth looking in to......     I also have a few finishes I've completed for others..... 
Blackbird Designs
Tis Spring 
 
 
 
~Rouching touches~ 
 
 
 
Mary Pepper
Barbara Ana Designs
 
 
 
~cuffed with a bronzed skeleton key~ 
 
 
~ fully lined with complimentary fabric~  
As I unpack and settle back in, I will have plenty more retreat photos to post.... Next year the  retreat will be in Lancaster PA.... date to be announced soon~ 
Happy stitching all~ 
Faye
 

19 comments:

Robin in Virginia said...

Love the distressed cabinets and the Shaker items you purchased, Faye. Thanks for the link to LeHays. As always, your finished items for your clients along with your bags, etc. are incredible.

butterfly said...


What a lovely post of goodies .

Pam in Virginia said...

Thank you for sharing news from your Primitive Stitchers gathering. Each photo shows another of your gorgeous finishes. And the fabrics you find are just beautiful!

Sandy said...

So many pretties. Eye candy!

Blaine said...

I need a couple project bags. Can you please let me know how to order them ? Thanks

Arlene Grimm said...

As always I am inspired by your blog. I had never thought of cross stitching a scissor fob but now that is on my To Be Stitched list.

Karen said...

Purchased my first Carolina Stitcher Bag at the retreat. Love it!

CindyC said...

It was wonderful getting to see you, Sis! I just love my new project bag and roll set! Sending a big hug to you right now! :) <3

Monica Goodreau said...

The cabinets are awesome. I simply adore your finishes! Fantastic job!!

woolwoman said...

great seeing all the cool stuff from the PSS retreat. the finishing you;ve done is exciting as always. I saw you in several photos posted on FB and blogs - always looking happy and with that lovely smile ! take care Mel

Faye Riggsbee said...

Hi Blaine~ just FB message me or email me..
fayeriggsbee@gmail.com

Faye Riggsbee said...

It was great seeing you too Sis! And I have a pretty monogrammed PSS charm headed your way~ty ty ty ❣️

Faye Riggsbee said...

Thanks again Karen! Nice meeting you!!!

RJ said...

Beautiful finishes as usual Faye. Looked like you had a wonderful time at the retreat. Look forward to seeing more. RJ from stitching friends forever 2

Charlene ♥ SC said...

Great display of your lovely treasures, and happy to have gotten my set! ❤️

Sweet Sue said...

beautiful post faye, swoon...

cucki said...

Yay yay they all so pretty.
Love and smiles x

Iris said...

As always I love your finishing. So, so pretty.

Mary said...

What fantastic fabrics you used for your project bags. THe retreat looks like so much fun, I hope to go next year to Lancaster. The distressed cabinets are beautiful!! Mary