My intuition was to go with these two fabrics as they blend beautifully, yet stand out on their own in their own beauty. Decision made.
I have to say it wasn't until Saturday with the last look that I decided just to put the others away and get on with the job in hand. I decided it is a luxury to be able to choose what I would like to use and stitch, I love working for myself and being able to create beautiful things for people to buy and to make themselves so in the end I picked what I loved the most and thought that others might do the same. I have though added a piece of fabric to the picture as I have an idea. I will see if it will look good or out of place.... That is the piece of fabric that is photographed behind the antique mother of pearl moon button.
So I have gathered my basket full of what I think is needed, and I am going to set to and work on my design this week. I am hoping that the weathers improvement may stay and increase and then I will be able to get out the furniture for outside and do some hand stitching in the garden, another luxury of working for yourself and I know how lucky I am.
I adore the moon button and I have gathered some teeny tiny mother of pearl buttons as well. The embroidery thread is all vintage 1960 thread and I will be adding a hand dyed shaker thread or two.
A friend described the symptoms I was feeling so well and the fright of cutting a piece of fabric and having a pattern wastage! It was so good to be diagnosed by a fellow fabric junky! But decision has been made and I am now sticking with it. Today I cut!
I hope you all approve of my two choices and I will let you know how it all goes.
Have a great day and Happy Stitching!