However, I've carefully extracted a small sample from the main piece, and am making myself a new purse. The giant pattern lends itself really well (I think) to a very small piece like this, since it highlights some of the fine details that may be lost on a larger project, when looking at the entire design as a whole.
|vaguely purse-shaped (this is the back)|
|highlighting the major lines|
|This embroidery is relevant to Sweet Pea's interests.|
|Some of the interior portions will be gold, and green.|
|And beaded, too, although I haven't decided|
exactly how and where just yet.
The best thing about period embroidery stitches, I've learned, is that they're all very easy and simple...which are the only kind I can actually *do*. Heh.
More news as the situation develops.