Both halves of the stole have been on and off my design wall for the past week. Yesterday I finally felt ready to start stitching the "stems" and "leaves". Here's a view of the stole with leaves and stems stitched down on the left side.
|A view of both halves of the stole on my design wall.|
|One of the light green cotton fabrics used for the background had ladybugs on it. I was able to place one of these insects so that it's just peeking out from under a leaf!|