The 12th band of Heart Note Alley is a basket weave pattern and I chose it to give some weight under that more airy band of iris. I used the medium and dark greens for this band to balance some similarly colored bands in the first portion of the piece.
Between being snowbound and an upcoming Superbowl weekend, I hope to get lots of stitching time and maybe be close to finishing Heart Note Alley. And like most stitchers I want to finish so I can begin the next piece. Here is a sneak peek at the next design, Hortulus -