Why do all these beautiful young girls let somebody doodle on their bodies? Get an art journal, be creative in that way. Time leaves far to many marks on the body without additional nightmares such as stretched out tattoos. Just my opinion.
The origins of embroidery can be traced back to the Warring States period in China (500-300BC) and to Sweden's Migration period (300-700AD), and some would argue that it hasn't changed much over the centuries: