Try to imagine the power of Marvelous Designer, enhanced with this awesome program for generating stitched patterns on mesh surfaces. The future of cloth simulating is here. An amazing opportunity to bring and extra level of detail to your 3D models. The research project of Cem Yuksel and his team suggests an elegant solution for this (be sure to visit his website and check his other projects including research, development, teaching and music; his mind is really amazing!).
Source: Cem Yuksel