Embroidery is the best craft ever.
It lets you go from this:
...in the time it took Peter to watch an episode of Lost. (Seriously, when is that show going to be over. Sorry Lost fans! But you kind of drive me nuts.)
Moving on! Embroidery is lots of bang for your crafting buck. It isn't time intensive, doesn't require a lot of big, expensive stuff to get going, and it's so easy to do.
I ordered the garden variety pattern from Sublime Stitching, so I'm going to be embroidering some flowers and pots to this towel, too. And also everything else I own.