"Ohhhhhhhh, Ahhhhhhhhh......"Thanks, I needed that! :) I finished the forever stocking at about 9pm last night. It took me two weeks. Lesson learned - don't procrastinate!
There is just a tad bit or detail involved. I stabilized the back and lined it with a blue snowman flannel fabric. I am happy with it, and also happy to have it completed!
And for the sake of posterity: Kind of crude, as I didn't have anything to mark out the lettering prior to stitching, but I think he'll get the idea.
As for right now, he's just totally amazed. He absolutely would NOT look up at the camera.