I have a link to her website in my very first post. An Enticing Stitch Along.
I have prepared my piece using a very fine lawn fabric that I had in my stash. Very pleased I chose this fabric, as it was even easier to trace on, as I didn't even require my light box.
Katie, in one of her video tutorials, shows a nifty idea that I hadn't thought of before. You should actually use masking tape and tape your photocopy onto the back of your fabric. It saves a lot of headaches and stops your fabric from slipping around, light box or not.
I then went on to practice my satin stitching. I have shown a few steps to help you along. Remember that us lefties work from right to left.
After you have finished, if you are not entirely happy with your stitching, a nifty idea that I picked from somewhere or other is to slide your needle under your stitches and wiggle it around carefully until you find your stitches are sitting flatter. I have only used a very cheap embroidery thread in the demonstration . Waste not want not I say. I will be using my gorgeous Cottage Garden Variegated Threads for the project itself. You can purchase these from Katie's website if you like.
Last thing I need to do tonight is to baste my fine interfacing to my fabric. Katie suggests you used weaveline and yes I do love using this product and recommend it highly. It is just that I do not have any left in my stash at the moment so using up what I do have.