Here is an excerpt about the class:
Sumptuous surfaces explores the wonders of highly textured freeform contemporary hand embroidery while also developing design skills. Students are guided through the process of developing their own design, as well as being introduced to techniques used in freeform textured hand embroidery.
Our first project was to be done in monotone, thus teaching ourselves how to apply texture as to color for contrast.
This is my design, but simplified
This is my main design
Lower left corner - see the little watch works? Love 'em!
Lower right corner
Lower left corner
Close upper right