Well, I took most of the weekend off due to a mild case of the flu, and we've pushed the due date for this piece back a bit, but it's still moving right along. I believe I woefully underestimated how long stitching all the little black lines down would take. I'm using bias tape - 96 feet of it so far, and I don't think I'm half-way done yet. I've bought out the supply at the local Joann's twice and will have to go back for more! Here are a few more recent pics...
when I get tired of one section,
I switch to another area
it's amazing how much difference the black bias tape makes!