This piece by Katya is called 'Faster than Arrows', so we can assume the wonderfully stitched birds are ok. I love the addition of pearls, beads and metal to the embroidery. And, at first I thought the background was a coloured canvas but at closer inspection it looks like it is all stitched too!
What are you stitching? Please share in the &Stitches Flickr group. We'd love to see it!