It’s been awhile since we’ve hosted Handmade Holidays, but we’re pleased to do so once again. If you missed us during this year’s Autumn Drive, we hope you’ll come out for a visit this Friday or Saturday during normal hours. If you need us to stay open longer for you one of those nights, we can do that do if you’ll give us a holler. We are closed Sunday.
During Handmade Holidays, you’ll find woolen goods that we make ourselves, by hand, using the fleece of our own icelandic sheep and the icelandic flock of Holly Marks, pastured in Elizabeth, Illinois. There is handmade quality for every budget, ranging from $18 and under to $450.00. This year, we are excited to offer Holly’s outstanding icelandic lamb roving at $3.50/oz, in a variety of unusual moorits and greys. The last batch of 2014 raspberry jam will be available. New this year: I have been working on more one-of-a-kind felt wall art featuring wildlife, which I really love to do but don’t often have enough time; and some smaller things like hand-dyed, embellished silk amulet necklaces stuffed with lavender. Mike has a cherry log bench available for $250, a “Cape Racer” sled for $250, and a marblewood skeinwinder for $50.
We’ll be in the barn. Hope to see you! Meanwhile check out some of the stuff you’ll find here: