I figured I was done with "Irene" by Iris Niebach, but I am now on my third try at getting it going in Sulky, with which I am rapidly falling way out of love! Oh, but the palettes... They are so beguiling in this fuzzy skinny, 2-ply thread! I have wasted meters of it trying to get the piece looking right.
In between cursing capers, I tatted this:
Here is the beginning of the new, shrunken Irene:
I would like to thank everyone who commented on the last post and sent me such good suggestions about how to kick-start the old muse who won't be rushed, as we all really understand.
But, the ideas were so good, and I heeded one of them. I won't tell you which one as I don't want to jinx it!