The problem with mixing hand and machine stitching on a piece is recognizing when your hand work is no longer for the purpose of the design...when you keep on stitching because it's a comforting action, like my drug of choice.
To keep from running off the rails I put this one back up on the design wall this morning and found a few places where less was more and few others where something else was needed. I hope to get it back under the machine needle tomorrow.
I meant to post this here yesterday...everyone is doing as well as possible under the circumstances
This morning Jake called to tell us that he has proposed to Missy and she has accepted and we are thrilled!