I love the subtle colors used above, along with the jewels in the crown. I also love the beautiful background stitch, and the silk dupioni border. The choice of threads & fabric make this much more subtle than my original (below).
And how clever is this?! Stitched by Teresa C., my Tropical Mini Angel Fish has been finished to become a pet that never needs food (or cleaning the fish bowl).
...and here is how two different stitchers & their finishers interpreted my "Keep Calm…" Lilly Signature canvas:
Stitched by Dana Dickenson & finished by The Needlepointer, Everett, WA
Finished by Needlepoint.com, Raleigh, NC
…and I love these different ways of finishing my mini whales:
Stitched by Ann LaPlante and finished by Sue Parsons, West Coast Finishing