I worked on it at lunch again this week. When compared to last time, there is a wee bit of progress being made.
To prove it, here is the BEFORE picture . . .
. . . and here is the AFTER picture.
Those funny spots on the AFTER picture are the flowers on my sheets. I laid the project out on my bed since the cats were terribly interested in helping me with my needlework today and I really didn't want them snagging this.