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Welcome and Thank You for visiting my Selling Blog. This is just a small sampling of my Primitive Wares many more can be found on my website www.yorkmountainprimitives.com. If you happen to see something that tickles your fancy and would like to make it yours simply send me an email.

Come on in and browse the Nooks & Crannies of The York Mountain Mercantile ... lots to look at tucked here & there within the pages of The Mercantile. If you have any questions, the shopkeeper is only click away.

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Saturday, September 22, 2012

New from the Wood Shop

Spent a few days in the Wood Shop..
if you see anything of interest either comment or send me an email

Early Wooden Wares
What's available
Bowl Rack
Make do Grater
Large Cutting Board ~sold
Wall Box ~sold
Make Do Candleholder~sold

Red Wall Box
Mini Chopping Block~sold
Make Do Candleholder #2

Barn Board Lantern

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Stop by..

I've been busy, busy

listed lots of new Early Prims, Gourds, Dolls & more
on my website

once you get there....
click on the What's New button on the left side to see my latest creations

Friday, July 20, 2012

Harvest Gourds

I have been making something new...and I am loving the results.

With Fall right around the corner, I have designed some new harvest goodes...yes, GOURDS.

These gourds are fabric..but I bet they could fool people and the best part is
no need to worry about them breaking!

First Offering is this Forever Gourd Garland..it measures 3 ft. long.
Pear, Bottle-neck & Dipper Gourds are strung on rusty wire with Dried Pumpkin Chunks & Bay Leaves

~Garland is $40.00 plus Travel Fare~ signed & dated

These are my hanging Gourds..these are big guys, they are 12" tall.

Currently sold out but taking orders

~$18.00 each plus Travel Fare~ signed & dated

Gourd Gracious...there's more

Long Dipper Gourds 13" ~ $16.00 (3 avail)
Bottle neck Gourds ~ $16.00 (1 avail)
plus Travel Fare, signed and dated

all gourds are original designs..please do not copy...Thank You

and yet another addition..I'm up to my ears in gourds

Gourd Bowl Fillers
tinted in hues of Autumn
includes Long Dipper Gourd, Bottle Neck Gourds and Pear Gourds
range in lengths from 5" to 9"

~$19.00 plus Travel Fare~  signed and dated

I have more gourds in the works...going to finish up some more now.

Thanks so much for stopping by!

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

More Dolls....

Happy Primitive Rag Doll..dressed in blues
13" tall..mended... $22.00 plus shipping

14" Primitive Rag Doll..$22.00 plus shipping
Olde button eyes and stitched face, seed cotton stuffed

Early Style Rag Doll..she is 10 1/2" tall
stitched face, stuffed with early seed cotton batting

Rag Doll...13 1/2" tall
~Sold~  TY Granny T

Primitive Sock Stump Doll..8" tall

Monday, July 9, 2012


Finally...finished up some WIP's
more to go but these early dollies are finished

Mended & Repaired Rag Doll..10 1/2" tall

Early style Rag Doll..Aged whites & blues
13" tall...stuffed with old cotton seed batting, handstitched face
$22.00 plus shipping

Prim Sock Bottle Doll...homespuns & calicos, seed cotton batting
stitched face...she measures 11" tall

Folk Art Stump Doll...chedder & blues, stuffed with seed cotton batting ♥
stitched face, she stands 6 1/2" tall

Handmade Bottle Doll~ old blue ticking stripe dress, handstitched face & stuffed with old seed cotton batting. She is 10" tall

All dolls are handmade...signed and dated by me, the maker.

Thank you taking a peek...

Wednesday, July 4, 2012

Happy Independence Day...New listings

Just listed some new primitive handmades on my website...

stop by for a visit

**God Bless America**

Monday, July 2, 2012


Elizabeth's School Girl Sampler
$old plus travel fare
9 1/2" long

Primitive Kitty with mended tail
$10.00 plus Travel Fare
7" tall

Wee Primitive Kitty
$old plus Travel Fare
4" tall

Prim Kitty
$10.00 plus Travel Fare
6" tall

Myra's Cabin Stitchery
$old plus Travel Fare
10" wide

Thank you for visiting!

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Sleepy Chair Kitty ^-.-^

This is one of my Primitive Sleeping Chair Kitties...he is about 14" long not including his tail.

Kitty will arrive signed and dated by me, his maker

~Chair Kitty is $28.00 plus Travel Fare~

Friday, May 4, 2012

Last Evenings Update..here's what is left

My latest Primitive Offerings
here are some handmades that are left from my FB update last evening

~ Denim Blue Dress with hand-did pin tucking detail on dress bodice.  
She has her one lil' basket..measures 19" tall
$36.00 plus Travel Fare...signed and dated by me, the maker

~Rag Doll...dressed in shades of gray, 10" tall
$15.00 plus Travel Fare...signed and dated

~Patch Prim Doll ~ body is made of linen..dressed in calico and homespuns in hues of tan/brown.  She measures 21" tall
$old plus Travel Fare...signed & dated

~Rag Doll...12" tall..Red, Brown & Gold Calicos
$15.00 plus Travel Fare...signed & dated

~Prim Pocket Doll...dressed in amethyst homespun...6" tall
$old plus Travel Fare...signed & dated

SOLD~Prim Pocket Doll ~ 6" tall..blues & browns
 plus Travel Fare...signed & dated
Thank You T♥

~Prim Pocket Doll....Blue...6" tall
$old plus Travel Fare...signed & dated

~Olde Cat No.3....6 1/2" tall...patch nose
$old plus Travel Fare

~Olde Cat No. 2 ...6 1/2" tall..make-do mends
$old plus Travel Fare...

~Feedsack Pin Keeps ~ $8.00 each plus Travel Fare
(1 Fulton available)

1-Fulton available...measure 5 1/2" tall, oval

If you should find a treasure you would like to make yours simply send me an email...
Thanks so much for visiting!

Monday, April 23, 2012

~Today's Mercantile Offerings~

A listing of my latest Primitive Goodes

Olde & Early Slave Dolls ~ $12.50 each plus Travel Fare
signed & dated
1851 or 1860 dated rag patch..measure 10" tall

Wee Little Woolen Strawberries ~ $10.00 set of 6 plus Travel Fare
2" long

Woolen Strawberries ~ $12.75 Set of 5 plus Travel Fare
pretty stitchin' ...  measure 3" long

Calico Strawberry Fobs ~ $9.00 set of 5 plus Travel Fare
Hand-did French Knot Seeds
measure 2 1/2" long

Red Calico Strawberry Fobs ~ $9.00 set of 5 plus Travel Fare
Hand-did French Knot Seeds
measure 2 1/2" long

Primitive Quail Fowl ~ $26.00 plus Travel Fare
measures 10"...signed and dated

If you should see anything that strikes your fancy..simply send me an email.

Thank you for visiting,

Sunday, March 25, 2012

Primitive Teddy Bear ~ Rosie B.

Hi ya Good Friends...I'm Rosie B.
my maker just finished me up, I've been sitting in the unfinished bin way too long.
Finally nice to have my arms and legs attached, oh and at least one eye ;)

You can find out more about me on the Ragged ~N~ Worn Teddy Bears page.

Tata for now...  Rosie B.

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Big Jack Rabbit and a Mini Lop Bunny

What a pair of primitive bunnies we have today.  Just finished up what could be my last buns of the season.

If you'd like to visit them, they are available on the Seasonal - Springtime page

Olde Jack and Mini Nutmeg would be glad to see ya!

Spring Blessings,

Sunday, March 18, 2012

It's Rabbit Season

Newly listed on the Seasonal~Springtime page

Lazy White Hare & Cabbage Patch Hare

You know the saying..they multiply quickly ;)
I have more primitive bunnies in the works

Friday, March 16, 2012