Hands… shells… Arms… they are mostly there now…

waiting for ships,mirabilia

Its really interesting the texture of stitches in cotton versus silk. Silk stitches stay feeling soft, whereas cotton closely stiched gets almost a dense, leathery feel to it. There is a definite tactile difference between the silk and cotton stitches.

Just the shoulders, neck, hair and backstitching to go before I get to beading her 😀