Maria’s Dad sent photos of his progress.  He is doing a fabulous job on the Butterfly and Coneflower jacket yoke.

Center Butterfly Completed

Two Butterflies Completed

Three Butterflies and one Coneflower completed

Three Butterflies and Three Coneflowers completed

The sky is a bit challenging.  We are discussing a clarification of cloud delineation that will work well with the butterflies and coneflowers.  A gradual transition of light to dark blue is difficult in needlepoint.  Any suggestions for graduation of value and color without cloud patterns?