I finally finished my cross stitch. I had planned on doing a whole series of different designs, but I hadn't counted on them taking so long, or my failing eyesight for that matter. I guess I've at least finished one.
The hoop is quite small, about 4 inches across, so that gives you an idea of the scale. The design is from Made in France, a book that I am completely enamored with. Now I just have to work out how to finish the back of the piece (I was thinking about backing it with felt), & seal the frame.