The stitching was wonderful to do until I got to the gear and then it got a bit tedious due to the confetti stitching. But I'm very pleased with the result and I think it's a solid start to this epic piece.
I'm also very happy to be on 28ct 1 over 1 instead of 25. While it is smaller and presents new challenges; at the same time I don't see any of the occasional spaces or fabric that peeked through on 25ct 1 over 1.
Here is the first page (because I stitch like I'm left handed) from the bottom left corner:
And a quick reminder of what she will hopefully look like eventually...
And so I will keep on going as obviously there is still a lot to do!!!