The time-honored way of showing love in an Italian family is to offer food. Whether we're celebrating, mourning, happy, sad--if we're breathing, there's a table filled with great things to eat. Life's too short, so eat what you love and love what you eat.
Sunday, April 22, 2012
TAST Week 16: French Knots
There was a time when I despaired of ever being able to produce a French knot, much less produce many of uniform size and shape. But, as with most things, practice makes perfect--or at least much better. In the photo above, I used a double strand of floss to produce clusters of grapes. In the photo below, I used several strands of a metallic floss to produce the large knots in between the feather stitch and the starfish.