Embroidered inchies - Contented
Miniature quilts 'Jingle Bell ga naru toki' by Tomiko Hiramatsu. Yokohama International Quilt Week 2013 - photo by Queeniepatch
cursive. by peregrine blue, via Flickr. I'd love to make one for each girl with her name on it like this.
The chinese knot is flatter than the French knot, more shapely, not so twisted. In Chinese embroideries it's seldom used as isolated stitch but generally massed together, often covering large areas.