by Fiona King of Strawberry Seahorse Designs - "Hand embroidery. Using just two simple stitches on Hessian, with threads and yarns of varying thicknesses and a large eyed needle to create a pleasing design.
Christmas stitches one and all . I might be a little addicted to this stitch. (I pulled out this brown backstitches that were emulating branches, they annoyed my sense of pattern/symmetry. Plus they were a little too ‘obvious’, yknow?