My local embroidery group issued a challenge for all members to create an embroidered item themed “The F Word”. I’ve never stitched or designed black work before but I felt like trying something different and Fauntleroy Frog here is the result. I was thrilled silly when, in a blind vote, he came second equal. Several members, on hearing I’d designed him, were eager for me to release the pattern. The design needs a bit of tweaking – turning him right side out involved some strong language and a pair of pliers – but maybe next year . . ..