• Blue Christmas Tree quilted wall hanging by Quilts by Natalie, Natalie Chandler of New Gloucester, ME. Natalie has been selling her quilted items in the Shaker Store for many years and is a close neighbor and friend of the Shakers. The Christmas tree is a wavy ribbon of fabric in batik, plaid, and printed patterns with a star on top! Measures approximately 28" x 18" and includes rear fabric tabs with dowel to easily hang and keep straight on your wall.  Includes fabric custom tag with image of this quilt and title.
  • Gorgeous and extremely well-crafted table runner handmade by award-winning quilter Dianne Devonshire of Raymond, ME. A Christmas theme featuring various instruments in the center. Measures 40" x 14".
  • Hand embroidered landscape scene of friends working in a garden together.  Handmade by Betty Carter at Spindleworks Art Center in Brunswick, Maine. Matted and framed, measures 17.5" x 15.25". Spindleworks is a non profit art center for adults with disabilities in Brunswick, Maine whose mission is to help adults with disabilities achieve full and inclusive lives in their chosen community. The proceeds from this purchase go directly to support the artist and program supplies. “HANDICAP, I HEARD ABOUT IT BUT I AIN’T GOT IT NOW” – Rita Langlois This is probably one of the most famous lines written/spoken at Spindleworks, and so telling of the outlook of the artists here who break down stereotypes with their unique and wonderful view of the world and their expression of their place in it.
  • Needle felted apple sculptures with ornament thread for hanging. Handmade by Janine Valliere, Echoes of New England, of Auburn, Maine.  Janine is also our Office Assistant at Shaker Village, bringing her love of all things Sabbathday Lake to her art work.  Purchasing this online, she is likely the one to fulfill your order while doing a happy dance! Measures approximately 2.5" tall.  Purchase is for an individual apple.  
  • Needle felted wool pumpkin and gourd sculptures.  Each has a thread for hanging as an ornament or decoration (can easily be removed.) Handmade by Janine Valliere, Echoes of New England, of Auburn, Maine.  Janine is also our Office Assistant at Shaker Village, bringing her love of all things Sabbathday Lake to her art work.  Purchasing this online, she is likely the one to fulfill your order while doing a happy dance! Purchase is for an individual pumpkin. Clockwise from top:
    • White Pumpkin, measures approx 3.5" $20
    • Orange and dark green pumpkin, measures approx 3.5" $20
    • Yellow and orange small Pumpkin, measures approx 2.5" $18
    • Light green with orange Pumpkin, measures approx 3.5" $20
     
  • Needle felted wall hanging of the Shaker Library Cupola. The Shaker Library is housed in what was formerly the Shaker Schoolhouse, giving you that iconic New England one-room school house roof view. Handmade by Janine Valliere, Echoes of New England, of Auburn, Maine.  Janine is also our Office Assistant at Shaker Village, bringing her love of all things Sabbathday Lake to her art work.  Purchasing this online, she is likely the one to fulfill your order while doing a happy dance! Measures approximately 12" x 9" with dowel hanger on reverse.  
  • Unique and wonderful blue jay needle felted sculpture perched on a handmade grapevine wreath with antique millinery adornments by Betsey Leslie of Running Brook Farm/Ewe’s To You in New Gloucester, ME. Wreath measures approximately 12″ in diameter. Betsey is a friend, farmer, and local fiber artist who teaches many workshops with us focusing on fiber, felting, spinning, and knitting.
  • Playful blue jay needle felted sculpture with colorful felted circles perched on a handmade wreath by Betsey Leslie of Running Brook Farm/Ewe’s To You in New Gloucester, ME. Wreath measures approximately 5.5" in diameter. Betsey is a friend, farmer, and local fiber artist who teaches many workshops with us focusing on fiber, felting, spinning, and knitting.
  • Absolutely adorable bright red cardinal needle felted ornament with handmade grapevine wreath and felted acorn by Betsey Leslie of Running Brook Farm/Ewe's To You in New Gloucester, ME. Symbolizing your favorite bird or a loved one who has come back to visit. Wreath measures approximately 4.5" in diameter. Available with a purple or orange acorn. Betsey is a friend, farmer, and local fiber artist who teaches many workshops with us focusing on fiber, felting, spinning, and knitting.
  • Absolutely adorable Chickadee needle felted ornament with handmade grapevine wreath and felted adornment by Betsey Leslie of Running Brook Farm/Ewe's To You in New Gloucester, ME. Wreath measures approximately 4.5" in diameter. Available with various adornments. Betsey is a friend, farmer, and local fiber artist who teaches many workshops with us focusing on fiber, felting, spinning, and knitting.
  • Handmade cloth table runner award-winning fiber artist Ellie Fellers. Vibrant flower patterns with metallic gold accents and orange border fabric and backing (reversible) make this table runner brighten up any room. Measures 39" long and 14.5" wide.
  • Felted Fuzzy Funnies handmade by Jenn Curran. These round ball-shaped owl-like figures will bring a smile to anyone's face! Made from wool and hand felted to give them their unique character. Small measures 3", medium measures 4".  Choose options from drop-down list.
  • Made by hand on wooden peg looms at Notta Lotta Farm in Topsham, Maine, these rugs are 100% alpaca wool woven on cotton thread from the alpaca on their farm.  This is absolutely the softest thing you will ever touch in your life– we almost guarantee it! You will receive the exact rug pictured here, in natural alpaca brown with tan stripe at the end, measures approximately 33″ x 18″. Kathleen Wentworth & Michael Stevens teach alpaca rug weaving workshops with us at Shaker Village and we are so excited to offer their products. Care instructions: Hand wash & lay flat to dry.
  • Miniature framed Heart in Hand Rug Punch handmade by Stacy Chandler of Squirrel's Nest Textiles of Bedford, MA. Set inside of a golden frame, this miniature heart in hand is made with wool yarn using a punch needle embroidery.  Measures approximately 4.5" x 3.25". Stacy grew up down the street from Sabbathday Lake and you can find more of her work on her Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/squirrelsnesttextiles/
  • Red on Tan hand-hooked pillow with the Heart in Hand Design- handmade by Stacy Chandler of Squirrel's Nest Textiles of Bedford, MA. Perfectly sized at 12" square for your sitting chair or couch.  Decorative, beautiful, and useful! Made of wool and rug hooked into the Heart & Hand symbol. Stacy grew up down the street from Sabbathday Lake and you can find more of her work on her Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/squirrelsnesttextiles/
  • Purple on Tan hand-hooked pillow with the Heart in Hand Design- handmade by Stacy Chandler of Squirrel's Nest Textiles of Bedford, MA. Perfectly sized at 12" square for your sitting chair or couch.  Decorative, beautiful, and useful! Made of wool and rug hooked into the Heart & Hand symbol. Stacy grew up down the street from Sabbathday Lake and you can find more of her work on her Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/squirrelsnesttextiles/
  • Red on Brown hand-hooked pillow with the Heart in Hand Design- handmade by Stacy Chandler of Squirrel's Nest Textiles of Bedford, MA. Perfectly sized at 12" square for your sitting chair or couch.  Decorative, beautiful, and useful! Made of wool and rug hooked into the Heart & Hand symbol. Stacy grew up down the street from Sabbathday Lake and you can find more of her work on her Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/squirrelsnesttextiles/
  • Gorgeous and playful red cardinal needle felted sculpture perched on a giant natural pine cone.  Adorned with hand dyed natural sheep curls and vintage Christmas Pixies.  Handmade by Betsey Leslie of Running Brook Farm/Ewe’s To You in New Gloucester, ME. Measures approximately 12" tall plus adjustable hanging string.  Bird is about 8" tall. Betsey is a friend, farmer, and local fiber artist who teaches many workshops with us focusing on fiber, felting, spinning, and knitting.
  • Handmade cloth table runner award-winning fiber artist Ellie Fellers. Adorable black and white dog with Christmas sweaters on and snowflakes. Green leafy border fabric and backing (reversible). A wonderful and playful addition to your holiday table! Measures 39" long and 14.5" wide.
  • Handmade cloth table runner award-winning fiber artist Ellie Fellers. Christmas themed fabric featuring elves and presents in the center and mistletoe/holly on the border fabric and backing (reversible). Measures 39" long and 14.5" wide.
  • Handmade cloth table runner award-winning fiber artist Ellie Fellers. Featuring gorgeous pink and purple flowers in bloom with happy butterflies enjoying their fragrance. Edges and backing are a pale white with pink and chartreuse heart pattern (reversible). Measures 39" long and 14.5" wide.
  • Classic fabric teapot cozy by Dianne Devonshire of Raymond, ME. Keep your hot teapot warm while it steeps or while you are finishing your first cup of Shaker herbal tea! Available in various fabric choices, select by letter in photos.
  • Explore the fun of wet wool felting at home with this complete kit by neighbor and friend Betsey Leslie of Ewes to You Farm in New Gloucester. Using water, liquid soap, wool (carded top and curls), and a balloon, you will create a great bird pod for your feathered friends.  All the wool is hand-dyed by Betsey. Supplies included in kit:
    • 70 gr wool in an assortment of colors
    • 8 gr wool curls
    • 4 Balloons
    • 2 vintage abalone buttons
    • 3 felted balls
    • 2 Felting needles
    • Foam block
    • Written step-by-step instructions.
    All you will need to provide is:
    • Towel
    • Plastic table cover
    • Liquid dish detergent
    • Spray bottle for soapy water
    • Warm/hot water
    Suitable for all skill levels- even beginners!   We will be offering an optional add-on of the recorded virtual workshop in the near future!

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