DIY

  • 1 is One Fabric: Watercolor

    Fabric based upon Tasha Tudor's beloved counting book, 1 is One.

    Delicate watercolor-inspired mottled fabric. 100% cotton, machine wash. 44/45" width. Sold by the YARD (example: quantity of 2 in shopping basket = 2 yards). Comes in four colors! 

    Produced by RJR Fabrics.

  • 15 Herbs for Tea Booklet

    Growing your own herbal teas can be just as therapeutic as drinking them. The tea garden is a sensory delight, producing colors, aromas, and flavors to enjoy throughout the seasons. The plants are easy to grow and you don't need a large area -- even a few small containers will do. By drying the tea herbs and then blending and packaging them in your own unique way, you can share the bounty of your garden with appreciative friends and family. 

    In this booklet, you'll find everything you need to know about growing and using tea herbs, from information on planting and maintaining your herb bed to how to harvest, dry, and blend the herbs. In case you don't have the time and energy to grow your own tea herbs, you'll find a list of sources for buying them in bulk. Best of all, you'll learn how to brew a delicious cup of tea! 

    30 pages

  • A is for Annabelle Counted Cross Stitch KIT

    Tasha Tudor's beloved book is adapted for cross stitch. This project reflects Tasha's love of everyday life, and would make a welcome addition to any home, with its nostalgic reflection of days gone by.

    Size 8" x 13 1/2"

    On 18 count Charles Craft fabric.

    Designed by Barbara Bangser for the Posy Collection.

  • A is for Annabelle Fabric

    June 10, 2013

     

    Our new A is for Annabelle fabric has been unveiled on Facebook, and orders have shipped. Oh friends, it is just so beautiful! We've received such a wonderful response to this new endeavor...it seems you agree that is is beautiful! Many of you noted it was, "worth the wait" for the pre-orders, but all fabric is in stock and ready to ship NOW for your spring projects!!!

  • Basic Bread Baking Booklet

    We receive many requests for information on "How To" live the Tasha Tudor lifestyle. Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletins offer practical, hands-on instructions designed to help you master dozens of country living skills quickly and easily.

    There's something so elemental about a good bread. And if it's a bread you've made yourself, you also feel a lovely sense of gratification. Here you'll find basic breads -- white, whole wheat, and so on -- and also some variations and specialty breads. But first, you'll find a description of the key ingredients used in breadmaking and a section on bread-making techniques. At the very end, you'll find a few sources for grains, flours, mills, and all sorts of other things that'll come in handy for the breadmaking cook. 

  • Building Chicken Coops Booklet

    Chicken-coop designs are as varied as the people who keep chickens. The best design for you depends on how many chickens you keep, your purpose in keeping them, their breed, your geographic location, and how much money you want to spend. A handy way to get ideas is to find successful chicken keepers in your area -- or correspond with those who live in a similar climate -- and learn what works and what doesn't. 

    This Storey booklet has all of the information you need to design and build a variety of chicken coops while keeping in mind temperature controls, water sources, ventilation requirements, bedding, nest boxes, yards and free-range considerations. 

  • Building Stone Walls Booklet

    Why stone? Well, a better question might be, why not? For building or landscaping, you simply can't do better. Tasha has many stone walls and terraces. Pick up this Storey bulletin as a do-it-yourself beginner's guide.

  • Caring for Woodenware

    Natalie Wise
    July 18, 2011

    So many of the good things in life take some extra care. A garden, a special meal, tea time...they all take a bit of extra time and attention out of your day. But if you do them, and do them with a bit of extra love as well, you will be greatly rewarded. The same goes for woodenware--it is a workhorse in the kitchen, constantly at the ready to do battle with thick stews, or to carefully coax beaten egg whites into a batter. But if we take a bit of extra time to take extra care with the woodenware, it shines so beautifully! A well-oiled, well-seasoned wooden spoon feels so nice in the hand, and keeping your woodenware in prime condition will help it last for decades.

  • Child's Garden of Verses Fabric: Gingham

    Our third line of fabric with RJR, featuring Tasha Tudor's illustrations from Robert Louis Stevenson's classic, A Child's Garden of Verses!

    A classic gingham to coordinate with the entire line. 100% cotton, machine wash. 44/45" width. Sold by the YARD (Example: Qty of 2 in cart = 2 yards). Produced by RJR Fabrics.

  • Christmas Heralds Counted Cross Stitch KIT

    Bringing in the greens was always a cheerful endeavor, full of laughs and smiles, as the family snow-shoed through the woods to find the perfect dressings for the home on Christmas Eve. The procession of Christmas greens is brought to your very own Christmas tree with this popular image, hand-made by you to display in your home as a symbol of tradition and the excitement the Christmas season brings us all.

    *Counted Cross Stitch

    *KIT

    *On 18-count Charles Craft Fabric

    *Designed by Barbara Bangser for The Posy Collection, licensed images from Tasha Tudor and Family, Inc.

    *Finished size is 8½" by 5"

    *Frame not included

  • Doll House Sampler Counted Cross Stitch KIT

    The inspiration for this kit can be found on the wall of Tasha's doll house.  Tasha built several dollhouses for her beloved characters, Captain Thaddeus Crane and his wife, Emma Birdwhistle. This project reflects Tasha's love of everyday life, with its nostalgic reflection of days gone by.

    *Counted Cross Stitch

    *KIT

    *On 28-count Quaker cloth.

    *Designed by Cecil Humphreys for The Posy Collection, licensed images from Tasha Tudor and Family, Inc.

    *Finished size is 3" by 4"

  • Eggs and Chickens Booklet

    When was the last time you tasted a really fresh egg? One with a high yolk that was a deep, dark yellow, bordering on pink, and a white that stayed together in a plump circle instead of running all over the frying pan? If your answer is, "I guess I never have," you aren't alone. When author John Vivian and his wife first made their move from city to country, he says "I really believed that the lighter colored the yolk, the fresher the egg. It wasn't until our pullets began laying that I learned the facts and that the yolk color is dependent on the pigments in the feed." 

    We receive many requests for information on "How To" live the Tasha Tudor lifestyle. Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletins offer practical, hands-on instructions designed to help you master dozens of country living skills quickly and easily.

  • Feathered Friends Counted Cross Stitch KIT

    A young girl carries something delicious in her bowl as all the fowl follow her.  In our experience, it's unlikely the corgi would be following quite so peacefully...they are herding dogs after all.  Tasha may have had a very polite corgi when she originally painted the Christmas cards that this kit was adapted from.  

    *Counted Cross Stitch

    *KIT (does not include actual seed packet)

    *On 18-count Charles Craft Fabric

    *Designed by Barbara Bangser for The Posy Collection

    *Finished size is 5½" by 11"

  • Floral Seed Bag Counted Cross Stitch KIT

    A charming floral border adorns this heirloom seed bag with Tasha Tudor garden inspiration. Stitch this bag to hold seeds, gifts, potpourri, or momentos.

    *Counted Cross Stitch

    *KIT (does not include actual seed packet)

    *On 18-count Charles Craft Fabric

    *Designed by Barbara Bangser for The Posy Collection, licensed images from Tasha Tudor and Family, Inc.

    *Finished size is 5" by 8"

    Originally $17.95. Now 50% off

  • Foxglove Counted Cross Stitch KIT

    A darling reproduction of our Foxglove seed packet, with Tasha's illustration of a young boy caring for his garden. A sweet kit for any garden lover.

    *Counted Cross Stitch

    *KIT (does not include actual seed packet)

    *On 18-count Charles Craft Fabric

    *Designed by Barbara Bangser for The Posy Collection, licensed images from Tasha Tudor and Family, Inc., original seed packet design by Swannery Design

    *Finished size is 5½" by 8"

    *Frame not included

    Originally $19.95 Now 40% off

  • Gardening to Attract Birds Booklet

    "There is nothing more exciting than watching a mother bird drop seeds from your feeder into her young one's throat for the first time -- unless it's catching a hummingbird dart and dive at the nectar flowers and brightly colored vines you've planted. Or maybe it's hearing the call of a bobwhite as it forages for seeds in your backyard wildflower meadow. Gardens that attract birds are sources of everlasting enjoyment and beauty. Of course, the entertainment for you as a gardener can't compare with how the birds benefit. You're providing them with the basic necessities of life: food, shelter, and water. 

    Perhaps the most important benefit of gardening for the birds is the happy effect it has on the environment. When you plant a bird garden, you create a new habitat that is good for the entire ecosystem. Insects, butterflies, and often mammal populations will thrive. 

    You may think there's not much you can do to help restore the wild and diverse landscape that dominated North America just a few decades ago. But as ecologists around the world like to say, "Think globally. Act locally." When you look outside at your own backyard, the task becomes easier. And if you can get your neighbors and community interested in bird gardening, you can create much larger areas of bird-friendly territory. 

    Bringing nature back into balance is a challenge, but every little bit helps. Start by planting a garden just for your backyard birds; you and your avian friends will appreciate it."

    This is the ideal guide for anyone interested in learning how to attract birds in their garden. It lists flowers, grasses, shrubs, and trees to attract a wide variety of birds.

    We receive many requests for "How to" live the Tasha Tudor lifestyle. Storey's Country Wisdom bulletins offer practical, hands-on instruction designed to help you master dozens of country living skills quickly and easily. .

  • Growing Herbs in Containers Booklet

    We receive many requests for "How to" live the Tasha Tudor lifestyle. Storey's Country Wisdom bulletins offer practical, hands-on instruction designed to help you master dozens of country living skills quickly and easily.

    Today, container gardening is once more in the throes of a renaissance. For some, this is due to the limitations of space in high-rises and condominiums; for others, it may be due to the ease and accessibility of gardening in containers. Ultimately, people can simply appreciate what has been know since antiquity: Pots overflowing with plants add beauty and dimension to the landscape. Best of all, container gardening is an ideal way to easily grow all the herbs you might want for cooking. 

  • Homemade Ice Cream

    Winslow Tudor
    November 3, 2010

    Hand cranked ice cream is one of those traditions that is particularly relevant nowadays. It takes a while to make, but it is supposed to. That is why it tastes so good. Tasha used an old ice cream churn, painted green on the outside with copper wire holding the staves together. The gear and crank assembly that spanned the top of the wooden bucket and turned the stainless drum within never quite stayed seated and required occasional adjustment during the cranking process, but it made the very best ice cream. The open door of the woodshed with a view past the dovecote and to the pines to the south was the preferred location for ice cream production. Even on hot days the shade is cool beneath the roof where rows of firewood sit quietly, and there was always a corgi enjoying the proceedings.

  • Homemade Treats for Dogs Booklet

    Treat your dog to the tastiest and healthiest biscuits and bones ever made for canine consumption! Cheryl Gianfrancesco's easy-to-follow recipes call for only the best all-natural ingredients, and as your dog will agree, the results are fantastic. Could and dog resist Peanut Butter Biscuits, Cheese and Garlic Bites, Chicken and Cheese Biscuits, or Ginger Cookies? How about a man's best friend's birthday cake, complete with frosting?

    We receive many requests for information on "How To" live the Tasha Tudor lifestyle. Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletins offer practical, hands-on instructions designed to help you master dozens of country living skills quickly and easily.

  • Housebreaking & Training Your Puppy Booklet

    We receive many requests for information on "How To" live the Tasha Tudor lifestyle. Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletins offer practical, hands-on instructions designed to help you master dozens of country living skills quickly and easily.

    Puppies are great fun, and they make wonderful family pets. However -- They're playful to the point of being rambunctious, and they tend to demand a lot of attention. How do you help your playful, energetic puppy become a happy, well-mannered member of the family? It's all in the training!