Since Merlie is so enamored with my bead weaving, I decided he deserved to be immortalized in beads. And being uniformly dark, he makes an excellent bead tapestry subject.
I took this picture:
And made into a bead pattern. It's much smaller than the Red Victorian Lady. It's only 6x6 and is 91 rows long. I think there are about 71 rows left to do. I can do two rows in this tapestry in the same time I can do one row on the Red Victorian Lady. This is what Merlie's Tapestry looks like now: