Mary Corbet of Needlenthread has video tutorials on many different stitches. Here's how she tackles the tricky French knot. It's really worth practising this stitch - look at the beautiful flowers in this photo!
Pretty Surface Embroidery Kits – Perfect for Learning!
Topiary kit – French Needlework Kits, Cross Stitch, Embroidery, Sophie Digard – The French Needle
Embroidery- just the picture but isn't it completely fun, bright and cheerful?
For the idea: watering can, spigot, flowers. (Would not use Buttonhole Stitch Flowers)
an embroidered apron pocket :) Mon carnet: douce broderie
Baroque Embellishments: Openwork Insertion Seams - Work On The Scarf Continues