Thursday, 29 July 2010

Embroidered wedding presents

I've only tried embroidery once before (and it sucked a little) but I've been inspired by some lovely things I've seen on Etsy recently so I thought I'd have another go.

A work colleague of Andrew's is getting married in August and we've been invited to the evening reception. I don't really know what the protocol is with evening guests and presents but since Andrew will be contributing to the work pool for her present, I thought I'd whip up something simple and quick as a more personal gift. I was going to get a nice card and bag to present it in, make it look a bit more professional!

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I was inspired in part by this adorable 'engraved on a tree' embroidered cushion cover from Cosy Blue. Definitely hearted for the next anniversary present!

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Speaking of embroidery (and this girl most definitely DOES NOT suck), how amazing are these silk clutches for bridesmaids from Clutch That? I almost feel like the wee birdie might fly away.

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I love the idea of embroidering the wedding invitation artwork onto a pillow case as a wedding present, it's so personal. Brought to you by Elle Thornton.

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1 comment:

elle thornton said...

Aww thanks Amy! I'm so chuffed to be featured on your blog! I'm sure your little embroidered heart will be cherished forever by Jenny and Duncan - hope you have fun at the wedding :o) Elle x