So spurred on by several people I decided to give Sleepy Hollow my best shot. So I stitch happily until this:
32 ct Thunderstorm
Swore profusely when I realized that I'd made a counting mistake and frogged 45 minutes until this:
And then I pushed on until: :
I've actually gotten a bit more of the grass done than in the picture. The plan is to finish the grass, then get back to the border, stitch the tree and gravestone, the moon, the clothes and finish it off with the pumpkin.
As far as the moon goes I haven't decided if I want to use the Waterlily. The model moon has a stripy look (which I've mentioned a billion times that I don't care for in non-geometric designs). The question is whether I want to use a yellowish DMC, or go with a metallic for a sparkly moon. So what are the suggestions? Stitch with Waterlily, go with DMC, or go sparkly?