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Love It or Hate It? Industreal Embroidery Bowl

This Industreal Embroidery Bowl ($228) is like nothing I've ever seen before. It's a glazed porcelain bowl that has holes bored in its surface to allow a pattern to be embroidered on the bowl itself. It comes with three different patterns, or you can create your own. If you're a skilled stitcher, I think stitching a pattern, color scheme, or specific type of imagery on the bowl would be a great way to personalize a housewarming (or other) gift. I also like impermanence of it. If you get sick of the pattern you've stitched, or it no longer matches your décor, you can always remove it and start from scratch. Unfortunately it runs a little pricey, and to me, it doesn't look or seem worth over $200. What do you think?


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britt2121 britt2121 9 years
I'm not into embroidery.
misslarue misslarue 9 years
No way.
krazykarot krazykarot 9 years
love the idea but that is waaaaaaaaaaaay too expensive.
Lovely_1 Lovely_1 9 years
Not really my kinda thing...
dragonbaby dragonbaby 9 years
Way to expensive!
elephantheart elephantheart 9 years
cute, but waaaay too expensive.
MamaD MamaD 9 years
I like it because it's different.
libs1dlab libs1dlab 9 years
technicly not embroidery which is defined as needle-work embellishments that decorate a fabric or textile. More a kin to needlepoint which is defined as decorative needlework on canvas (in this case, porcelain) usually in a diagonal stitch covering the entire surface of the material. It is too expensive and not at all practical.
Random2 Random2 9 years
This looks like something I did in girl guides years ago, that my Mom hid in a box as soon as the Christmas rolled around, claiming she'd put it back after the Christmas stuff was put away. I forgot about it shortly after, when the next project rolled around.
tee0206 tee0206 9 years
Couldn't you do something similar to a colander? Much cheaper.
zalary zalary 9 years
it's cute, but impractical. and way overpriced!
stefsprl stefsprl 9 years
It looks really cheap for costing that much money...
mollybaby mollybaby 9 years
my gma loves those.
ackoonce04 ackoonce04 9 years
Cool as art, but not very practical.
mrspiven mrspiven 9 years
i think its a great idea, it would be a great craft! but the price is a little too steep for the payout. i'd like to see what lower price versions will come out.
starbright14 starbright14 9 years
Pumpkin-Queen Pumpkin-Queen 9 years
I think it looks horrific! Plasticy and cheap
melody20 melody20 9 years
Gonna get way nasty in a week or so. For all that money? No, thanks!
bellanatella bellanatella 9 years
Not very practical, but cute and cozy.
hellcangetus hellcangetus 9 years
its gonna get nasty dirty
Nightwind Nightwind 9 years
Cute idea, yet ugly at the same time.
jennifer76 jennifer76 9 years
I think it's really kitschy. Besides, what could you put in the bowl that wouldn't get the thread all dirty on the inside? And how would you wash it without the thread getting all natty over time? I'm not really feeling this one. It would be a lot easier to just stitch a fabric band to go around the outside of the bowl.
gruaig_rua gruaig_rua 9 years
The idea is kinda cute but I am definitely not talented with a needle and thread. Plus it's so expensive!
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