The spiders and the year are stem stitched with perle cotton 8 or 3 strands of embroidery floss. The background spider webs and some of the quilting details were done with regular quilting thread.
I wove some perle cotton thread through my quilting stitch to get this interesting effect on the spiky flower:
What do you think? Is it out of balance? I'm wondering if it needs more down in the lower left corner.
It still hasn't gone up onto the wall yet. I'm behind on my Halloween decorating.Two of my favorite people in the world, my aunt (who quilts) and uncle are arriving in just a couple of hours. Woohoo. Of course I've put off all sorts of cleaning and tidying because I work better with a deadline. I think that's NOW. You won't see much from me in the next 10 days. Take care and cross your fingers that the French don't get too strike crazy.