Well, it's completed. Thank you Anita from Artistic Fingers who guided us through eight weeks of Chikan embroidery. The finished motif is very nice.
I'm going to admit that I had a very difficult time with filling the centre upside down heart. The sample numbered pattern instructs we go down one column and then up the next. My brain just could not fathom that out, so when I reached the bottom of the first column I wove my thread up through the stitches at the back to the top of the next column and began embroidering down again.
A week or so ago she showed on her blog some more potential stitch-alongs. I'm looking forward to doing another.
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