After more than 2 years, DB has finally finished this:
The stitching itself is A4 size but obviously in a larger frame. He thinks this will be the last such work undertaken as he is finding it hard on his eyes, despite glasses and magnifying glasses on top of those.
There are still two more granddogs to do but they will miss out unless he can combine them onto an A5 size. He fancies doing a family history version next as that will be a bit more simple.
Obviously Springers don't have ginger colouring but she was just a few months old, and still had lighter brown spots than now. It was a very sunny area (indeed we got very hot just trying to take a decent shot) and her fur glowed this colour - hey ho!