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June 4, 2012

Little embroidery experiment I'm not sure I like...

For Mother's Day I started this little embroidered gift for my mum. I hurried to get it finished in time, but when I was just about done.... I wasn't sure I was happy with it anymore.
The 8 buttons represent her 8 children and grandchildren. The rest is basically just for fun.
I think it looks a bit messy and random. But I'm still not sure, because I also think it has a certain charm this way... I just don't know! Opinions please?! ;)

embroidery experiment... not sure about this one

Voor moederdag begon ik aan een klein borduurdingetje. Snel aan gewerkt want het moest op tijd af, maar toen ik bijna klaar was wist ik opeens niet meer of ik er nou blij mee was.
De 8 knoopjes staan voor haar 8 kinderen en kleinkinderen. De rest is eigenlijk alleen versiering.
Ik vind het er een beetje rommelig en willekeurig uitzien. Maar ik weet het ook niet helemaal zeker, want ergens vind ik dat ook wel weer wat hebben... Aaah! Ik weet het gewoon niet meer! Jouw mening graag?! ;)

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  1. Het is superlief, geen twijfel!!!

  2. I like it. The buttons mean something sentimental and the stitching is adorable. :) Did she like it?

    I would love for you to drop by my blog. I have a few embroidery pieces up right now.

  3. AnonymousJune 04, 2012

    Very sweet. I think I will try one. Thank you for the inspiration. ~Kelly

    unDeniably Domestic

  4. I like it, the soft little flowers and the big buttons! It's like an impressionistic pizza :))

  5. Not sure you like it?!?! I think it's super cute. I love the meaning behind the buttons, but besides that, it's just plain pretty. I'm glad you shared it at Etcetorize~

  6. I think it looks beautiful! What a gorgeous gift!

    Thanks for linking to a Round Tuit!
    Hope you have a fabulous week!
    Jill @ Creating my way to Success

  7. Thanks everyone!

    Your comments have encouraged me to finish it and give it to her after all. I hope she likes it too...

  8. I think it's quite whimsical and pretty. Thanks for sharing with air your laundry friday! xo Jami

  9. I think it's lovely! The buttons representing children and grandchildren is very special. Love the purple stitch around the outside.