This whimsical girl standing under heart bunting in her garden is a hand embroidery pattern. There are instructions for two versions of the girl, the first with an embroidered dress and the second with an appliqued dress. The finished embroidery is about
If you’re doodling about with hand embroidery stitches, and you’re looking for a way to create a wide line with a bit of added interest to it, you might like this simple combination of chain stitch and buttonhole stitch.
At conclusion of tutorial stitcher adds 2 beads to the end of the raised stem transforming it into a caterpiller.:D How-To: Casalguidi Stitch (padded, raised stem stitch) from Mary Corbet of Needle 'n Thread.