The area I was concerned with was the fence with flowers. The flowers were okay, but the fence was angled and it just didn't look 'right'.
The dilemma was what to do to fix it - I could have unpicked all those stitches or possibly covered the whole section with a new piece of appliqued fabric and started again.
Instead this is what I did...
I found this pretty little bird silkie in my stash and it fit absolutely perfectly over top of the offending area. The limb the bird is perched on isn't vertical the way I've used it, but looking at a real tree certainly shows that limbs aren't perfectly placed. The eye 'reads' the bird as being the focal point anyway and it appears to be sitting upright. Two rows of chain stitched in variagated green, whipped with orange works with the composition much better.
What do you think?
Today your quote is from Evan Esar.... "Time: Nature's way of preventing everything from happening at once"