I came across this stunning photo of "Aisa" by Ebru Sidar on Deviant Art several months ago and thought it was so beautiful I saved the link.
This was my inspiration for some machine embroidery.
Here it is after the initial outline sketch:
And the finished and framed piece, it was really tricky trying to get a good photo without reflections in the glass.
A close-up of the stitching
Linking up to nina-marie, off the wall Friday