Great Embroidery Tutorials! For example: the Braided Chain Stitch.
Inspiring Embroidery Hoops
embroidery hoop crafts
English knot instead of French knot. makes a true knot instead of a donut shaped knot.
Hand Embroidered Map of USA Wall Hanging in Hoop. $94.00, via Etsy. We could do something like this with the states we've been to. One color for Ry, one for me, and a mixture for the places we've both been.