It took about 9 months to complete. It missed its first deadline, it was supposed to be a Christmas present. But it made it for the second one and turned out to be a good gift. Our daughter loved it. I picked it because it looked like an Arthur Rackham illustration and she loves Arthur Rackham.
Now if I can only finish the afghan I've been working on forever I can start my next cross-stitch--if it doesn't blind me.