For my introductory embroidery assignment I had to create paper layouts using imagery from my drawing sheets. I then had to produce them on fabric using different embroidery techniques to get the marks that suited each image best. I also use appliques and used dyes to create the backgrounds.
Here is 2 of my final samples:
On the first sample I have shown the fabric and paper version (paper bottom right, fabric top left). On the second sample I have just shown it done on fabric..