Tambour embroidery

Ok so look at the gold tone bars.They are spacer bars and you can do a similar thing as well as other really cool designs with them!

1920s Lanvin hand embroidery

“Precious re-discovered treasures from the archives of Lanvin Patrimoine. Hand-made embroideries, circa Celebrating 125 years of couture history.

Marchesa S/S 2012: Okay, this one doesn't actually look much fun to wear, but it's nice to look at. Okay, it's not actually pretty - but the fish are cool.

Marchesa S/S 2012 - sparkling sequin, beaded and embroidered koi fish detail on bodice (runway couture gown)

Ralph And Russo Couture Show Preview Paris Autumn 2015 (Vogue.co.uk)

Couture Preview: Ralph & Russo

ONLY at the Ralph & Russo atelier, where you'd expect chaos and confusion as millions of stitches are placed just so ahead of the the brand's couture show, would you find perfect quiet and polite tranquility.