Poor needle had to retire though (lol). Found a sturdier one in my case. Almost 2 skeins of black DMC floss. 2 skeins!for the black backstitch alone. I started with the green, sienna, brown, then the black. Then came the gold trimming, it kept shredding... still I persevered and was rewarded!
Each passing day I was satisfied, as I made peace with backstitch, one by one they popped out- her skirt, her face, her fan... now she's complete! A happy dance before the unveiling...
Here she is:
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