Things are really coming along now, with most of the goldwork flower stems and tendrils done. Here are the three ferns on the left (sorry about the slightly blurred photo):
Some wood avens and a pearlwort:
The rest of the flowers:
And some extra tendrils:
Moving on, here’s the central cowslip, with its stalks:
And the three ferns on the right:
The last of the ferns ever! That counts as a red-letter day in its own right.
There really is very little to do now and all the embroidery will be finished. After all this time, it hardly seems possible.