It's done! I just finished my first embroidery project.
I asked my mom for an old pillowcase because I wanted to teach myself how to embroider. I'm sure she thought I was insane, because the last thing I need is to learn another craft, but I was determined!! Once I got the pillowcase, though, I faced a conundrum - (is that how you spell it?) what to embroider?
This uncertainty only lasted a few seconds, though, as I was already looking at pictures of scrimshaw on google images, and hey, who can't use a ship pillowcase? So bam. I sketched a design onto the pillowcase with mechanical pencil, and three days later, I had a ship! Or two.
I used the...backstitch? I've forgotten already. But I used up all of my thread. Floss? I don't know the proper terminology. I only had two loopies. Skeins? No...I dont know. Hahaha. But it was worth it, I think!