Mothers Day Gift

Last Sunday in the UK it was Mothers Day, and as always I'm late in giving my gift..... but I thought seeing as I was visiting mum and dad over this coming weekend I would take my gift with me when I went rather than post it.

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As you can see I stitched mum a box top and accessories, the design on the lid is by LHN and is stitched on 28ct linen using DMC 815. Each accessory is also stitched with the same 28ct linen and the same DMC 815. The pinkeep is by miniatures d'alphabets and is called 'mon jardin'. The initial I found in my box of all sorts I think its french but haven't a clue by whom, both the pinkeep and the fob are stitched over one with one strand.

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This is a view of the inside of the box which I padded and lined both the lid top and the base of the box. Also you can see the pinkeep and fob a little better. The tassel on the fob I made myself and added the beads. As I had the thread holder in my stash and I knew that mum liked them so I thought I would include it in the box for her.

So this is what I have been a busy with the past week or more, plus of course I have been doing some secret exchange things too which I can't show yet.


Mark has been busy decorating the bathroom over the last weekend and its looking good. No more nagging from me now for a while, I just need to find some flooring for there that I like now.
Last night we had a great fall of snow, now I know it won't be new and novel to most of you, but in the village its quite rare to get a good fall (well about a couple of inches) and especially to last all night and it did I was quite excited about it all Tash loves the snow and rolls about in it - crazy cat. Any how the snow has now gone, and hopefully we won't have anymore this week - yes I know I like it and get like a big child and excited but I have to travel over to mums on Friday with my gift.

37 comments:

Kim said...

This set is so beautiful! Your mom is a very lucky woman!

Heidi said...

Very pretty! You did a great job. Now oyu have me thinking of what I am going to get my mom for Mothers Day in May....

quiltorstitch said...

Wow! Su you make the most beautiful things! I love everythin you made, what a sweet daughter you are :)

staci said...

What a gorgeous gift, I'm sure you're mom will love it!!! And even better that it's going to be hand-delivered :)

BeckySC said...

Oh MY!! I am sure Veronica was thrilled :) WOW!!! VEry beautiful, Su :)
((hugs))

VAL(IE) said...

Beautiful. Your Mum will be over the moon.
The initial I stitched myself some time ago : it must be out of a book by Valérie Lejeune. She may have picked it somewhere else !
Off to London tomorrow : goodie, goodie, yum !

Redwitch said...

Very pretty, love the colour. Hope you have a great visit (without snow!).

angelasweby said...

Su,
Your gifts to your mum are really beautiful. The set makes a really special Mother's Day gift. Your finishing is exquisite, as always :>) I love the gorgeous lining fabric, it's just perfect.
Hugs, from very sunny and hot Cyprus - ooops, sorry about your snow...haha!
Angela ;>)

Julie said...

A wonderful gift for mum, no snow down here!!!

lena-lou said...

Whoo hooo such a wonderful gift for Mum , she will be over the moon :-)) Lucky you having some snow even if it was short lived, I have seen a flake and that is it LOL !! Nice to hear you are coming to stay with Mum & Dad this weekend:-))

Barbara said...

Please send Mark over here next to decorate my bathroom! ;)

What LOVELY gifts you made for Veronica!

Chrissie said...

What a beautiful gift you have made your mother. I am sure she will treasure that.

Katrina said...

What a gorgeous gift for your mum. Love it.

Nancy said...

Your mother will certainly feel loved with these beautiful gifts! As always you have done an amazing job. I love the design you used for the pinkeep.

I get excited at seeing snow too because where we live we rarely see it. Enjoy it, but travel safe this weekend!

Deborah/LavenderRose said...

What mom would love those darling "tools" Su!! I really wish Jess would be a "real stitcher!" ;] LOL
I love the red...bet your mother will too. Hugs, and thanks for your get well comment on my blog,
Deb

Christine said...

Wow! Lucky Mum!

Yuko said...

Oh SU!
I think your mum is the most lucky mum in the world! lol
Everything you have made for her is absolutely beautiful and perfect as always!!! Yes, PERFECT AS ALWAYS!
I love the design of pinkeep very much, it's very cute!
Actually I love everything! :D
And I also like DMC #815, so I'm happy that you stitched these lovely things with 815 which I like, too!
I wish I could be your mum, lol
Anyway, everythings fantastic!!!
(((hugs)))
Yuko xx

Vonna said...

How lovely Su...you did it up just perfectly! and all the accessories show love and talent too! Congrats :)

Paperfaerie said...

What a gorgeous set Su, your Mum is very lucky to receive such a fantastic gift :)
Hugs
Elisa

Susan said...

What a beautiful gift for your mother! Congratulations on another lovely finish!

Carla said...

what a wonderful gift!! Everything is so pretty!!

Tessa said...

Your mum will adore this gift from you - how special, all matching too - it is beautiful, I love your small touches like the button on top of the pinkeep and the beads in the fob tassel :)

Coral said...

Lovely gifts!!

Where do you live Su, it must be Southern England, as I know they have not yet had snow!

mimimira said...

Very beautiful gift! I like the designs very much!
I'm from Bulgaria and we'll celebrate Mother's Day this Saturday.
Greetings
Maria

monique said...

Wow that's a stunning set! Great finishing :)

Rebekka said...

Thank you for your lovely comment on my new blog, Su. The warm welcome is appreciated. I visit your blog quite often, and am always impressed and inspired. This lovely set for you mother is no exception. What a thoughtful daughter you are. I live in Alabama (USA), and we hardly ever get any snow here, and even if we are lucky enough to get a few flurries, it never accumulates. :( Having lived in Germany most of my life, the climate in Alabama is such a change from what I'm used to. Happy Stitching!

Von said...

Your gift for your mum makes many of us green with envy, wishing for a daughter who could and would stitch such lovelies for us! :) It's a truly heartwarming gift, Su.

Nicki said...

A rather belated comment but that's gorgeous Sue! I bet your mum loves it :) Such sweet little accessories inside too.

Sally said...

Beautiful gifts for your Mum Su:)

Garden Girl said...

What a beautiful box and accessories! Your work is so lovely, and the red & white combination is one of my favorites!I'm sure your mum will be thrilled!

Karoline said...

What a gorgeous set for your Mum Sue, congratulations

Sharon said...

Gorgeous set!

chiffonbrodeuse said...

The blog is very beautiful !!! Sorry ! je ne parle pas anglais ! Amitiés...Muriel...

elenamac said...

wonderful works!

love
elena

NIKY said...

Congratulations, I'm sure that your mum 'll be really happy to received a wonderfull gift like this.

TeresaB said...

Su, what a lovely gift for your mom. I'm sure she loved it!

Sonia said...

Veramente delizioso! Complimenti!

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