I've been stitching away on The Garden Plot Thickens. I changed her dress from the original design (isn't that what we all do?) haha
I also changed the green out to a darker one. The one I received in my kit just blended right into the fabric.
I notice some of the colors are quite pale, but not so much once there is a white background behind them.
Oh, and she didn't have a face in the original. So I added some eyes (instead of lines that were meant to look like her eyes were closed) and some lips and eye brows. lol She needs to be able to look around! I gave her a pensive, kind of concerned look. I used regular sewing machine thread. I also used sewing thread for the tiny blackwork on the inner part of her dress.