When I’m arranging embellishments for a wall hanging, I like to get other peoples’ input. It helps me see things from a different perspective.
In the past, my daughters helped me out (and here, too). In April, participants in the International Quilt Festival (Chicago) Open Studios event arranged and rearranged flowers for Red Vases. We discussed the merits of different color combinations, flower shapes, and number of flowers.
Here are a few options we came up with:
Back at home, I consulted these photos while making the final arrangement for Red Vases, and this is it:
Wait! On second thought, this became the really, really final arrangement.
Now to sew all those flowers in place.