The preceding post was a painting of a very famous woman whom Randi identified correctly: the very infamous Marie Antoinette. I believe it was she who quipped, "Let them eat cake!" (Imagine my French accent). It was my idea of a quick and clever lead-in to this post, but as usual, it's the minor details that I get hung up on. That being said, I adore this pincushion. It was quick and so much fun to make...except for that impossible rose embellishment. It took me three days of research and wrapping, not to mention the selection of the perfect color (yes, that's white...you'd think I would have figured it out sooner) to get something that minutely resembled a rose bud. I'm not totally happy with it, but it'll do. Perhaps with some more practice, I'll perfect the quintessential flower...but until then, I'll just keep creating cake!