The strings are supposed to be backstitched but I was lazy and just did them as long stitches. They might slacken over time, but that would look a little natural (don't the strings of stringed instruments loosen if they aren't used?) and it would look better than the dips from couching.
|Start date||April 5, 2015|
|Finish date||April 7, 2015|
|Total time||3.75 hours|
|Fabric||14 ct white perforated paper|
|Beads||MH 2001, 2011, 2014, 3043|