Here is the finished article. It is a lovely design but I found the making of it too much like hard work and not enjoyable. I probably won't make another one!
This is a thread that is done every Thursday on Crafter...oo. We post pictures of any projects that are WIPs and we then have to post the finished picture at the end.
Here is my 'before' photo and a photo of the finished item, from the 'Bead & Button Volume 3' book which I am using.