Today's task in the Tudor class was to finish couching the gold thread in the places the gold thread needed to be couched.
Not only has it been couched, the tails of the gold thread have been plunged to the back of the work and were sewn to the back. I am relieved to have that done. It is a pain to get those thick threads through the velvet and the closely woven muslin backing it. I was muttering under my breath quite a bit during the process.
But here it is as of today:
On to the next step . . .