I found a way to combine the look of a watercolor sketch with sewing! Isn't this fun!? Oh the places to go.... With black thread I stitched the sketch, then filled in the colors with some fabric paints. The background was stippled with a light thread.
I had to get a new sewing machine to do this with. My old hand-me-down machine just wasn't cutting it anymore. I looked into the Juki that I heard about on Bumblebeans blog, and decided to go with one of them. What a dream.