I am so very thankful for you, my friends, family, and customers. As a little token of appreciation, here is a free chart for you to stitch up however you like (left click to open in full size, then right click and save to your computer):
Use your favorite Autumn colors and turn it into a pinkeep or wall hanging or whatever else your little heart desires. You may even make a small amount of them for resale, but please give credit to me as the designer.
I stitched mine on Weeks Dye Works 35 count Linen-colored linen, which I previously overdyed with walnut dye. I used a hand-overdyed orange for the pumpkins; the remaining colors are Weeks' Bullfrog, Whiskey, Chestnut, Pecan, and Raspberry.
See how I made it into a little needle book? It was really easy and came together in one afternoon.
There is a little pouch inside for scissors and floss.
And now for the Giveaway... Please excuse the horrid color shading in these photos, it is a wet and gloomy day outside, and the compact flourescent bulbs in my kitchen turn everything orange. I have attempted to doctor the photos so that you can see the true colors, but they are still a bit off.
Anyway, I used a piece from a Williamsburg fabric panel, which contains a dozen or so little sampler prints...
I backed it with a brown cotton print and filled it with bits and scraps and dried lavender (mmmm... smells SO nice!) for a nice little primitive lumpy pillow.
It would work nicely as a pinkeep if you so desire, but would also be very sweet just propped up in a cupboard or old wooden bowl.
To enter your name in the drawing, simply leave a comment on this post, and be sure that I have a means to contact you, should you be the happy winner.
My random generators will draw a name on Monday morning, October 26, West Coast time.
And if you happen to be a fan of Heartstring Primitives on Facebook, head over there for a second opportunity to enter a drawing.