... and in tapestry, backing up means unweaving. I spent a good part of today's time by unweaving an area I wasn't happy with. I eliminated a leaf shape that was under the swooping arch of the left fiddlehead. The leaf didn't make sense because the other side of it would be joining a vine in an awkward place behind the stem of another fiddlehead. Make sense? Doesn't make much sense when I write about it but I could see a problem--and after trying to convince myself that I could make it work out, I realized that it just wouldn't.
So... away went a couple of inches of yesterday's work. But, that's OK. I'm beyond that point now and making some other modifications along the way. Here's where I'm leaving it today: