I've been working on this piece for almost 3 months now, and I'm really starting to get an I'm-never-going-to-finish-this feeling. I still have a lot of work to do on it - finish the background behind the lettering, a scalloped border around the whole thing, then a checkered border around that, and, and, and...the list goes on forever! As my mom said, it's turning into an exercise in perseverance. It doesn't help that I mainly only work on it on the weekends, and now that the weather is getting pretty again, I'm not as content to sit on the couch and stitch all weekend.
Here's what I've done over the last few weeks: