Last Sunday was Mother's Day in the UK. Although I'm back in the UK now, I wasn't able to go and see my mum, so I sent her a little present. I designed this myself, and even made my first attempt at making a tassle.
Here's a close-up of the stitching.
If you'd like to have a go at this yourself, here's the pattern:
Click to enlarge it, and if you have any problems reading it, please let me know!
I made the back by just backstitching the outer star, and then filling it with the pattern in the outer area of the front. Then I whipstitched the two sides together along the outer backstitch.
Let me know what you think, and I would love to see any finishes if you use the pattern!