Humming Needles: Stem Stitch Rose with Knotted Center - Tutorial -- lots of stitch tutes I tried this stitch for the first time, and it's trickier than it looks! But also very fun - worth practicing to get it right.
delicate embroidery, Grandma J's home filled with beautiful hand sewing & stitchery. "Mary Francis" always surrounded herself with beautiful handmade things. I beleive my sister inherited that trait of needlework & immagination from her.