The first photo shows the progress as of last Tuesday ... some folks have commented that they like to see comparison photos on the same post. Anything to oblige.
The second photo shows progress as of Sunday and the third phot is a close-up of that progress. Section 4 is done, even the back stitching. Section 5 is moving along nicely. I did quite a bit of back-stitching on Section 5 as well. I like to tackle the back stitching as I go along, especially if the project is large. For one thing, it breaks up the tedious chore into manageable segments. For another, I love the way the design comes to life as the back stitching is added. And finally, the back stitching provides another reference point when counting stitches. The robes in the lower right corner of this section are done and quite a few more shades have been added to the draperies.