My first French knot came out just the way I wanted to. The second didn't. And then I decided that whatever this sprig of greenery that the lobster is holding would look leafier with little bitty cross stitches.
I found the chef and lobster pattern at doe-c doe. She's got a lot of vintage designs, but you have to search a bit to find them.
And then there's this --
I've never in my life scorched fabric like this. In case anyone's wondering, this was with my old Walmart iron, not one of the estate sale finds. I was trying to get the lines dark enough to see. At least muslin is cheap and I didn't ruin the transfer.
This post is linked to Design Wall Monday at Patchwork Times.