The design is from Embroidery Library and although it uses only 15 colours, there is a staggering total of 70 thread changes. Luckily my Brother Innovis 4000 embroidery machine, threads automatically, so I can literally just sits back and watch it do the job for me. The design is 118 x 203mm and 59 241 stitches. Although the Innovis calculated the stitching time at 127 minutes at it's top speed of 1 000 stitches per minute, it took me 4 and a half hours to complete.
After 1 hour of stitching and 24 thread changes later, the design looked like this:
After 4 hours, there was still 6 thread changes left. The completed design looks like this: