The next step for the Hanukah Dreidel Pillow was to do the shading on the dreidel itself. I used a dark orange shade and duplicate-stitched over the gold.
In case you were wondering, I deliberately stuck with a white, blue and gold color theme. The Israeli flag’s colors are blue and white, and I felt like the gold was a nice holiday addition. I didn’t want to mix in too many other colors.
Here’s the closeup at this stage. There were one or two spots where I had to go back over a stitch a second time to get good coverage, but you really can’t tell.
More coming soon!