• Emerson's Redbird Rug Hooking Kit - 12" x 12" by Elizabeth Miller, Parris House Wool Works Create your own hooked rug! Celebrate, practice, and learn this heritage craft from Parris House Wool Works' Emerson's Redbird design. Kit includes serged edge rug warp base with 12" x 12" design drawn on and all the cut wool 'worms' (plus some) necessary to complete this project.  Also includes written instructions and a color photo of the suggested finished product. Optional add-ons of 12" embroidery hoop and/or rug hook are available. Beth teaches rug hooking workshops and with us here at Shaker Village and demonstrates at our annual events.  Visit her and learn more at parrishousewoolworks.com and our Traditional Arts Virtual Showcase at maineshakers.com/tavs-beth-miller
  • 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.
  • Natural Wonders Paint Kit - Bird Ornaments Pick up the brush, break open the paints and create your very own miniature masterpieces. Lovingly drawn and laser cut in Maine, these unique ornaments celebrate the flora and fauna of New England woodlands. Follow the detailed instructions booklet to mimic our results. Each kit creates a set of 5 heirloom ornaments to treasure or share. This kit contains everything you need to create your very own ornament collection:
    • Lasercut, score and drilled wooden ornament blanks
    • 6 Deco Art R Nontoxic Acrylic Paint Colors - Blue, Black, Gray, White, Yellow and Red
    • Small Paint Brush
    • 5 Pearl Cotton Hanging Cords
    • Illustrated Color Instruction Booklet
    • Chipboard Work Surface
    All you need to add is a glass of water and paper towel to clean your brush. Ornament dimensions: Blue Jay: 3.5” (9cm) H x 5” (12.7cm) Tufted Titmouse: 2” (5cm) H x 4” (10cm) W Chickadee:2.5” (6.3cm) H x 3” (7.6cm) W Goldfinch: 4” (10cm) H x 3.75” (9.5cm) W Cardinal: 4.75 (12cm) H x 2” (3cm) W Heidi Boyd designs and manufactures her original whimsy stitching, felting, painting, & more kits in Brunswick, ME.  She is the author of 15 craft books and licenses her artwork for fabric and machine embroidery.  Her crafts have been featured in national publications and she's appeared on HGTV.
  • 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.
  • Hand carved and painted cardinal sculpture by local award-winning wood carver Chuck Perry. This bird sits on a small wooden log base. Chuck is also a docent in our special exhibit gallery- stop in and say hello when you visit! Measurements: 6" x 9" x 4"
  • Bamboo embroidery hoop ornament with black and red buffalo plaid check fabric background, cardinal vinyl applique design, and embellished with greenery and mini berries. Handmade by Holly Stanger of FloDo Designs in Lisbon, Maine. Measures approx 3". Presented in a protective package, perfect for gift giving!

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