So back to the challenge....
Teri Lucas Was our teacher this month with a great tutorial. Found here.
Here is my drawings that I began with
and my finial sample along with the threads
Top is silk, batting high loft polyester and backing cotton
Threads silk, rayon, cotton, polyester, metallic and variegated.
Weights of thread 12-50
Sewn on my Janome 9700
I have also have been working on a Bee challenge done in black and white an here it is with what I have done so far.
part of back