Earlier in the week, I puttered around with the design. Here's a detail of my progress.
So I just pinned all those stray pieces in place for now. Maybe I'll return to it later. (Maybe not.)
Back to the drawing board -- or sketch book. I still like the concept of the cycles of life of the allium plant. Maybe something more like this...
But first, I slapped some scraps onto a spare square of felt as a bit of a warm up and refresher. I'm looking forward to adding some hand and machine stitching to this little ditty.
I am liking this new more composition much better. Here's a detail.