i have been having a lovely play and exploring the possibilities of the embellisher - as marion, kit and dian commented on the last post it is very useful for making backgrounds. i didn't mean to imply that it is not a useful tool but that a lot of pieces you see made with the embellisher don't go beyond its basic function. and they all look kind of the same after a while. it is another element to add to your repertoire of techniques but it is not an end in itself.
here's the first experimental piece i did with it - ok but a bit limited
softfibre) over a black and purple silk cap,
and this is this afternoon's effort,