Creative free-form embroidery, or creative machining, is a wonderful technique that enables you to take your sewing machine to unimagined places. Several of my friends have upcoming birthdays. I have made a start on birthday cards. An incense stick is a great tool for selective burning.
Work safely: Be sure to work in a well ventilated area, chemicals are released as the nylon burns.
Patron Perk: Downloadable pdf with step by step stitch instructions.