Anyway this weather led me to thoughts of some lovely bright retro patchwork planned for some time. I had a collection of some gorgeous designs from Amy Butler, Michael Miller, Robert Kaufman etc which I had mixed as a hexagon collection for my little shop Farmhouse Traditions .
They have sold so well and I am almost down to the last of these now. I had become so fond of the designs myself I started putting them together into a few 'Grandmother's flowers'.
These designs are so funky-I love the Michael Miller one with the little woodland creatures on a black background-
This bright psychedelic design with the hearts is fab!
...and maybe a few more camper vans and retro ice creams!
My hexagon projects usually end up as cushions...maybe I'll make a bag this time-you would definitely see me coming!
Such thoughts about those heady days of the 60s and 70s make me want to dig out those flares, pop a few flowers in my hair and locate the Peter Frampton LPs still hiding somewhere in the loft. Oh well, maybe I'll just peruse my Retro Summer Pinterest Board instead - groovy baby!