Each month I treat myself to something, it could be a book, some spinning wool, or patchwork, this month it has been patchwork material. The scheme in mind is for Lillie, aged 8 so some funny materials are dictated. There is a surge of excitement on opening parcels, my choices are not always what I want them to be in the cold light of day, but this time pastel shades fit the bill. I can see I have gone for bird/flower motifs so this almost dictates larger panels to show the patterns against the background colour of pale blue. A lot of deliberation will go into arrangement before the materials hit the cutting board, and to be honest I quite like the 'old-fashioned' way of just using materials that come to hand, but we will see.
Just as a note, and what is inspirational as far as material/prints are concerned, Angie Lewin