Hello and welcome to my corner of Georgia at Red Roof Farm. My blog is about the things that make me the most happy...family, home, church, collecting primitive antiques, junk ( I mean treasure) hunting, decorating, getting my hands dirty outside, an assortment of crafts and making stuff. Whew!!! As if I need more to do with a full time job of teaching. I grew up on an 85 acre farm where we raised cows, hay and an occasional ruckus. Now, we raise horses, flowers, vegetables and kids. I hope to someday make a living from home, but I can't quit my day job just yet. Thanks for stopping by!!

Saturday, October 2, 2010


Sampler, sampler on the wall, whose the fairest of them all? This is a small part of the collection I have done over the years (a few of them are really old... 1863. My college roommate way back when taught me to cross stitch and samplers on linen are my favorite. The first one was in 1986 and the last one I did in 1993....I can't believe it has been 17 years since I have done one!!! Its funny how life interrupts some things...not that I have minded. Before my daughter was born, I was working 6 and 7 days a week. After she was born I couldn't quite find time to sit and do another. Just when I thought I could have some time to do the "crafty" things I like to do...at age 45, our "wildman" was born. So many of you in blogland are true inspirations. I don't know how you do what you do. I have really enjoyed browsing the cross stitch creations of Jen at Taylor's Farmhouse Attic. Who knows...in a few years (if he would stay in one place long enough) I might have a few more samplers on the wall.

1 comment:

  1. I LOVE your sampler wall!!!I learned back in 1984 in a family living class my junior year...God bless that teacher!!!...She forever changed my life and created my passion for needlework!!...Luke just wow's and wow's over anything I show him...My 3 year old is in awe of his mommy!!~~hugs,Jen