I finished Juliet last week, on SW Swirling Storms Belfast:
Instead of the bead that was designed for it, I used a Mill Hill glass rose treasure, with a bead loop coming out from it:
I'm happy with the result, as roses are an integral part of this design, and it will fit nicely under glass when framed.
I was so happy last week, knowing I was almost done with Juliet and finding out that I was going to stitch for Wichelt, and now I am heartbroken because yesterday the vet found a large mass in my Tailor's abdomen. She has been my constant companion for almost 16 years; she follows me into the bedroom every night at bedtime, kneads my chest and talks to me and then sleeps wrapped around my head. Of our four kitties, she is the one who is totally "mine", and the thought of not having her in my life is killing me. So if I don't blog for a while, you'll know why.
My beloved Tailor, on the chair right behind my stitching chair, and always in my heart: