Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Primitive HAND hooked Turkey!

Remember those days from grade school when you would trace around your hand and then pull out the crayon box and make it into a turkey to take home for Mom to put it on the refrigerator for the Holiday season. Well I've been drawing around Sloan's little hands and showing him how to make turkeys and yesterday while he was napping I thought it might be fun to draw up a silly little hand turkey and hook up a little mat and that's just what I did. I finished the binding this evening and I hope to offer him on eBay in a couple of weeks.

My Mom bought Sloan this great lil' stick horse and gave it to him today. He loves it! He keeps telling me he's a cowboy and that he needed a horse so his great~grandma really came through. You push on it's ear and it whinny's and makes a galloping sound. He keeps saying Giddy Up....I'm a cowboy! When Papa got home he made a dash for the door and was out running across the yard riding his horse....I was hollaring "Whoa Cowboy"....that lil' horse and cowpoke sure do travel fast!

Happy Trails....Ginger

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Proud AS Can BE!!!! $5,000 Winner!!!

Oh Boy! Oh Boy! Oh Boy! My niece Erin entered a cooking contest in the National Beef Cook off and her recipe was selected a few months ago! She won a trip with her Mom to Sanoma Valley, California to cook her "Olympian Burger"....today was the cookoff and I watched via the internet and tonight they announced the winners. She was in the teen category...she was the youngest contestant just 14 years old and she won the runner up in her category! HOOORAAAAYYYYY!

Now that's what I call a hamburger! Wonder what she has planned for that $5,000!!!!

Congratulations ~ ERIN~

If you would like to see Erin at the cook off click here or just visit the Beef Cook off for the recipes of all the contestants here and look for winning recipes!

Happy Trails....Ginger

Saturday, September 19, 2009

Autumn Welcome Free Doodle

As summer comes to a close it's time to look forward to Autumn. I've always enjoyed Autumn days. The pecans begin to fall from the trees and memories of picking up pecans with my sisters and Dad when we were kids. Dad would climb way up into the tree with great ease and jump up and down on the limbs and we watch as the pecans would rain down. Once we picked up enough and they were shelled Mom would make a pecan pie....YUM!

This autumn our Dad more than likely want be climbing up any trees but I'm sure Mom will be making some pecan pies. Dad has been diagnosed with vocal cord cancer and will be undergoing surgery in just a few short weeks. The prognosis is good but the road to recovery will be the difficult part. Please keep him and my Mom in your prayers as they undergo this journey in their life.

Well with all that said here's a free lil' doodle to Welcome Autumn wouldn't it look great as a little punch needle , hooked rug, or even embroidery sampler....enjoy and please give me credit as the designer.

Happy Trails....Ginger

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Needle Punch Jack~O~Cat and A New Set of Wheels!

I finally put the last stitch in this great design by Brenda Gervais. "Jack~O~Cat in his Halloween Costume was fun to make. The penny rug turned out perfect for a little table display. I plan on putting it on eBay later tonight.

This lil' fella will be having a birthday in about 3 weeks but I just couldn't resist giving him a early present. He has decided that the lil' car that he used to learn to walk with was a skateboard which was a little bit on the scary side as boys will be boys and try all kinds of things. So what's a grandma to do...why buy a skateboard!

So as you can see he's been trying out his new set of wheels. I think I might be investing in a helmet as I'm sure he plans on taking it outside.

Happy Trails...Ginger

Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Two Gobblers!

This was a pattern I purchased last year while we were on vacation in the New England States. We stopped by Linda's home (no blog) to see all her beautiful wools and hooked rugs she has in her New Hampshire home. While there I fell in love with her turkey rug that she had. It's a pattern by Primitive Cupboard. I finished hooking it last night so this Gobbler is all ready for Autumn to arrive!

Just had to share my other lil' Gobbler! He had just had a bath and was ready for a bite to eat. He loves corn on the cob can you tell?
I think he's the cutest gobbler of all!

Happy Trails....Ginger

Saturday, September 12, 2009

Halloween Offerings

Autumn Days will be here soon and the days are already getting shorter. We have been enjoying some much needed rains. I finally put together a pattern of "Mr. Pennyworth" and am offering the pattern on eBay and on my selling blog.

Jenn made this wonderful Jack O'Lantern and you can also find it on the selling blog. She did all the punching and I finished it for her...seems like she is much like her Mom enjoys the punching but the finishing and figuring out what to make it into is another story.

This whimiscal lil' witch brewing up some Halloween fun will be on eBay on Sunday evening.

I've got several other items I just need to put the finishing touches on hopefully this weekend I'll find some stitching time.

Have a great weekend!

Happy Trails....Ginger

Friday, September 11, 2009

Jack and Moonshine
Just Another Doodle

I've been drawing lots of pumpkin guys and gals it seems lately and thought I would share one with you. Hope you like Jack and his cat "Moonshine"....Feel free to use the doodle however you choose but please give credit to me as the designer.

The temperatures are finally cooling down a bit after we received some much needed rain. It is sure to help the mums I planted last weekend. I'm so ready for fall weather after such a hot, sticky summer.

This week I stuck it out and bound three rugs which is quite a challenge for me...like to hook em' but binding is another story. I did put another rug on the frame a great lil' turkey designed by Dyed in the Wool. I have several items I need to list on eBay just got to get all the pictures taken maybe I'll find some time this weekend.

Happy Trails....Ginger

Friday, September 4, 2009

A Free Doodle And The Last Loop!

A few nights ago I finished pulling up the last loops on the Peace On Earth Rug. It is one of my favorites now to get to the binding. I plan to hang it over the fireplace for the Christmas holidays.

Now on to the free doodles....great for needle punch, rug hooking, applique, or redwork. Enjoy and please give credit to Primitives By The Light of The Moon.

I've been putting the finishing touches on some needle punch pieces Jenn and I have been doing. I hope to have some listed on eBay soon. I will be closing my LPS shop and CFP shop soon. It's been a great place to have our handmades but it seems like there is never enough time in the days lately to keep up. Thanks to all who stopped by to see what we were offering over the last year.

Happy Trails....Ginger

Wednesday, September 2, 2009

Congratulations The Winner is....

Joanne of Snippets and Scraps and Pieces. Be sure to stop over at her blog and see all the beautiful hooked items she has been finishing.

Just want to thank all of you for stopping by my blog and taking a peek into our little part of the world. I've finished my "PEACE ON EARTH" rug just need to do the binding. There are some finishing touches to add to some needle punch items so I can update the Lemon Poppy Seed Shop, just seems lately I'm so behind. Ever get that feeling?

I'll also have a free lil' doodle of this pumpkin pinkeep soon just need to get it scanned in the computer. It would be fun to do as redwork, applique, or needle punch.

Happy Trails....Ginger