By Gretchen Crozier,
You can't tell from the pictures, but 2 of the fronds on the
palm are loose (set into the horizontal seam). The border fabric is called Kashmir
(a suburb of Bethlehem??) I used a permanent pen to accent the dots on the burro
in the manger, so it looked less like a zebra. I made a lot of changes, and tore
out several pieces to redo. When I see your finished one, maybe I will see the
errors of my way.
[Later:] I finally finished
all of the touch up details. The camel has fringe on the "saddle". The sheep have
something to eat. Everyone has eyes. There is a tassle on the camel's bridle.
The rays of light from the star is "sliver" (stitch, stitch, cuss, stitch, stitch,
break) Special needle and all. As you can see I changed things around a little
bit. I could only find one decent blue for the sky, so I went with it (stars and
to Nativity Pattern