This one stitched with unbelievable ease, so easy, in fact, that I am sure I have missed a major design element which I will realize when it is framed and hanging on the wall.
I am not going to dwell on that at the moment.
Band 13, or the first of three bands which all have the same directions, is started. I am calling it Band 13a.
And I am planning to devote a bigger chunk of my evenings to embroidery again. Since the first of March, I have stitched very little and I've missed it.
(This is going to sound like a major digression, but I will get to the point. Eventually.)
A couple of months ago we were
However, now that the quarter is as done as it can be--and we have survived, bloodied and bruised but unbowed--I can resume my natural inclination to pick up a needle the minute my evening chores are accomplished. And with any luck, I'll get back to a couple of hours an evening with my embroidery.
Which I am going to do. Now.