I finally splurged and got the black aida cloth to start my solar system project last weekend. The salesperson at the store gave me tips on stitching on dark fabrics. It definitely helped to have the white pages of the booklet under the fabric while stitching. It also looks like this may be a daylight only project. Thank goodness Daylight Savings Time begins tomorrow as I do most of my stitching in the evening. Here is my start on the moon and mercury. It looks like this one is going to be around for a while…..