===INK/STITCH (Inkscape Extension)===
This is a free and open source way to create embroidery designs. It also gives the user more control and detailing from imported pictures, however it is more complicated to use. You can find the extension on their website at https://inkstitch.org/ along with information on how to download and install it. They provide tutorials for different functionalities too.
#Create a new document on Inkscape.