Already I can see that it is such a fun, relaxing hobby, and I've enjoyed my afternoon embroidering a lot.
I started by getting my rose and apple tea ready with my lovely china, as I had a guest in the morning and wanted to make things pretty for her, as she's a Lolita like myself. She had gone by then, but it was still fun to live elegantly for a while, even if I am on my own. You can see my cat, Luna, that had been drinking the milk when my back was turned - the evidence is all over her face!
My first rose wasn't very successful, but I soon got the hang of it. I decided on lilac cotton for my pincushion background, as it's my favourite colour.
When the cat was banished from drinking my tea, the dog joined us on the bed. My embroidery pals, who frequently interrupt me for cuddles! :)
Some roses that I made and coloured in. I did more and coloured that in, but I couldn't take any more photos as it went dark. My French knots are quite big and loopy (some of them), so I've turned them into rose buds and added some sprays of blue buds.
The video that inspired me: