Okay, so embroidery is one thing. Hand quilting is something else entirely.
It's not easy. And it's hard to keep the stitches straight. Or even.
But the nice thing about making small-scale quilts is that you can experiment and see what you're good at, or what skills you'd like to work on. I think for this doll quilt the hand stitching gives a whimsical touch to an otherwise angular design, even if I'm admittedly not great at making straight, even stitches. Plus I got to use a ton of different shades of embroidery floss which is fun because I like gradients. I know I know, it's a shocker. Color? Gradients? What?
Anyway, I'm missing one shade of purple for the very bottom and then it's time to bind this bad boy. Yes!