Your favorite paper for printing patterns: e.g.cheap typing paper
Rotary cutter, mat, 12" square ruler for squaring up blocks
Usual machine sewing supplies
Design wall to fit your project
Fabrics--Think "light and shadow"
assorted scraps, quarters or half yards of fabrics in 3-5 values of garden colors:
cream to beige to brown;
blue/purples /greens for water;
slightly dulled greens for leaves;
dark prints in assorted greens/browns/purples for shadowed areas;
flower colors of your choice.
Preferred fabrics are medium to low contrast batiks, hand dyes, abstracts and nature prints. Most geometrics are not suitable. For a sample palette of fabrics from EQ4 and Stash, click here.
Wait to purchase borders, backing and binding until the top is completed.