I must say this is all LK's fault! I was looking at her gorgeous journals on her blog and had to go and make one. When I get a bee in my bonnet its all over with ... Never having done a Coptic stitch before I went to my trusted GOOGLE (gosh I love google it can tell you pretty much anything you wanted to know) and I love YouTube because you can pretty much see a demo of anything you wanted to know - even better!
So I went here
and followed the steps using the trusty pause button.
Here are the results !