With the design transferred and painted, I put it on a frame ready to stitch:
(sorry about the rather harsh lighting in that photo – I’m not sure what happened there).
I’m using three shades of Madeira stranded cotton: nos. 1908, 1910 and 1912.
As the palest shade, 1908, will be the most used of the three, I used that to outline the design in split stitch:
Next time, I’ll start to fill it in.