I was looking through the directions for the strawberry, and discovered that the seeds at the top and bottom were all worked in running stitch. A lot of running stitch. A whole lot of running stitch.
Nothing against running stitch--it's easy to do and moves fairly quickly, but it's just a wee bit, well, boring. And the directions indicated that it should be worked when everything else is done.
I've always liked doing the boring bits of things first--sort of like eating your broccoli before you get the strawberry shortcake--so I decided to stitch the top of the strawberry first.