Asian-inspired embroidery exudes extra elegance with metallic thread.
Gold accents often come to mind when thinking about the Orient. It is easy to add with metallic thread.
The background fabric in Koi Fish Water Lily Panels from Anandas Divine Designs shows striations of beautiful metallic thread. Consider using metallic thread for the scales or fabrics with metallic accents for the koi applique.
If the thought of stitching with metallic thread makes you shiver, get some tips in Taming Metallic Threads. See how many people have great luck with KingStar thread in Sparkle and Shine Without the Headache.
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