You know, I have decided that I must be one of the very few stitchers in the world who is stitching/has stitched Butternut Road's "Once Upon a Time." Over on the MLI EZBoard everyone seems to be working on angels and the Celtic ladies....there isn't a single pic of this design listed in the Cyberstitchers' galleries....even a Google image search doesn't turn up anything but the stock model image (at left) from retailer sites. Hmph. I do LOVE stitching her, and it is neat to think that I will have one of the very few finished pieces, but sometimes I get lonely. Now I've never done an SAL, but as I spend my nights with endless lengths of blue floss, I can definitely see the attraction to having other stitchers to "share the misery" - and the HD joy, as well!
Last night I worked my way over to the right side of the design - purple and brown blends galore. I think I work my pieces in a strange order...I tend to work from the middle down, then slowly scroll the fabric down and work the top. Right now I have her lap and both forearms done, some of the brown on the left, and a good portion of her blue skirts and the roses at her feet. I DID stitch up a bit at the beginning, and have the front of her gown - the blue part - finished as well. So she is headless! :lol: I'm hoping her face and hair will be a good reward once I'm done with the gown...... :sigh: I just wish it didn't take so long.