I stitched three peas yesterday. You may ask, "Well, what did you do after lunch?" No, you don't understand, it took all day to stitch those three peas. It was a bit like trying to make porridge for the three bears. Too big, too small, too hard, too soft. I started off with this:
The first one was a bit messy but it will do. By the time I got to the third one, it was looking much more even. They are really about the size of a small pea.
My reward was to get to cut out the book cover. Wow, does that make a difference! From this: