I would not have thought birthing this fellow would have taken this long. I have to stop and correct the slope and the colour progression as I go. If it were bands of continuous colour, I don't think it would have been as big an issue. But with the size of the floppy cut out I found it was easier to stitch from either side. But it did invite more necessary adjustment.
So here he is, on the shores of the Columbia River flats. One more day should complete his habitat.