You might want to do the area that calls for basketweave first in order to have a place to anchor the threads for the other two areas.
I've got to think that Amy's canvas did not have a yellow rim on top of the coffin. I can't see any yellow in her picture. You may want to cover the area with gesso before stitching. I am leaving it, as it looks like distressed gold!
Now the face.
|NOT another pretty face!|
And finally, starting the wraps. I worked two needles as I went down the body of the coffin. Refer to the picture. You will get into a rhythm.