I have finally finished the backstitching on my Emerald Mermaid, and am about to move on to the beading. Behind the cut are some photographs.
As of my last update, I had finished the "regular" stitching (photo taken September 18th):
This past Sunday I finished the backstitching (finally!). Photo taken Monday the 7th:
Here is a close-up of the face (and my stand clamp, apparently):
Cross-posted to cross_stitch and my personal journal.