a bit faster

Things are humming along on this home portrait. I think that I am pretty done with the hand stitching. I will put it aside and let my eyes rest (and take a road trip to Quilt National) and when I came back, I'll know for sure whether to add more stitching or start trimming and finishing. 

Here are a few close ups on some of the hand stitching. I feel reluctant giving a full view now... but soon! soon!
a bit of everything