Being named a Flower Sugar World Ambassador by Lecien Fabrics definitely has some perks - like playing with fabrics that won't hit your quilt shop shelves till next May.
Sorry you have to wait that long while I'm here already cutting and sewing and having a thoroughly good time!
When I was planning how I'd use the 28 totally sweet fat quarters that Yoko from Lecien had sent me there were a lot of ideas rolling like tumbleweeds through my mind.
But one stood out.
Remake and update some of my older patterns.
I've been designing since 2009 and over the course of these last six years there have been over 300 original Jenny of Elefantz patterns published either in craft magazines, my own e-zine (which ran from June 2011 till early 2014), as PDFs in my online shop, freebies here on the blog, or through The Stitchery Club - so I have plenty to choose from.
And I guess that would be the hardest part, but then I decided to omit the quilts and single stitchery patterns and only choose remakes from what remained.
So here's my first Elefantz/Flower Sugar remake.
Original inspiration was the "all you need is love" mini quilt from July 2011...
....and freshly inspired as a "Love" pillow (in the making).
I've omitted the wording, redrawn the hearts and flowers, turned the 'e' right side around, and put the word LOVE inside a square instead of as a line across.
These fabrics are sublime...
Thread choice wasn't as easy to make, especially the right blue...
...so I gathered three and will probably use them all.
When it's made I'll show you the finished result.
I'm seriously going to enjoy remaking my old designs!