This next one I again used only the zigzag stitch with
I was not happy with the rough texture the zigzag created on the surface of the fabric so this time I used single straight stitch on a bright red cotton fabric. This was a much slower way to embroider. Although the surface texture appears much smoother I am not happy with the affect created so will probably embroider a few more skies attempting to find the shading I'm looking for. All three were created in a hoop using a lot of thread colors on the machine and will be 8 by 8 inches if I ever frame them.