Xie Xiao Ni, a silk merchant’s daughter, loses her family as a result of a conspiracy launched against them. Determined to stand on her own, she works on improving her skills and making a name for herself. Xiao Ni works as a merchant, in preparation for taking over the family business. But it and the Xie Clan both fall into ruin, once framed by the rival Su Clan. Xiao Ni survives, vowing to clear their name and to revive the clan.
Posing as Ni Chang, Xiao Ni enters the Jiangnan Yunjin Manor to learn embroidery skills. Years of training allow her to gain a foothold into the industry. Once the Su Clan learns of her intentions, attempts to prevent her from succeeding, begin in earnest. Ouyang Zi Yu, in love with Ni Chang for some time, offers his assistance.