I'm happy to report that Carol Taylor's free-cut workshop was as enjoyable as anticipated. A day with a pile of favorite fabrics and no templates--how could it not be great?
My somber group of fabrics, with dashes of yellow-green and school bus yellow thrown in, got the nod. Here is what is up on my design wall now:
I'm auditioning values and waiting for inspiration on the inner border before thinking about where it might go from here. Stay tuned.