Trash Bird study is set aside. Time to move on to the large piece. Three birds have been cut and stitched to the background fabric along with a scattering of leaves. I have no real plan for the stitching within the birds, I will stitch away with a bit of intuitive stitching. The study has helped with ideas to use. And truthfully, if I spend too much time planning it all out I will lose the desire to stitch it.
I have not abandoned the Hearts and have been stitching bindings on them for the next step. I find bindings and hanging sleeves to be the drudgery work that I really put off. Having the Trash Bird ( it really needs a better title ) to switch to after a bit of binding work makes it bearable!
It feels good to be working on a new piece at the start of a new year.