Starting the embroidery

I decided to jump in and start with the sun since that is the central element on the sleeve.
I am using two strands of #5 gilt smooth passing thread from Hedgehog Handworks

It will be couched down using two strands of Au Ver A Soie ( also available at Hedgehog).

Day 1
Day one, August 30th, about 3 hrs of embroidery


A close up:


Day 2
Progress, another 3 hrs or so


Day 3
Saturday!! Spent doing laundry and embroidery!


Day 4-6
About another 6 -10 hrs or so into this.


And the back in case anyone is interested.


Only a few hrs work left.


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