Just lately I started working on him again, putting in some running stitches where his eyes will go. I've been pulling out threads from this curtain material. It has a sheen to it and I'm using the natural colour trying to get a 'feathery' look. There's a golden thread there too that I thought would be good for his eyes.
So when I was stitching the eye I was thinking, 'That would make a lovely embroidered dandelion!