This design is inspired by the tiny twigs and florets of my Spring lilacs, where I imagine purple bitty bugs hiding among the tufts of lilac florets.
This pattern will be available on Spoonflower soon.
I found this hat at a local thrift shop. It’s made of iridescent taffeta which appears to shift from more red purple (magenta) to more blue purple (blue violet). The color shift is due to different color threads used for the warp than the weft, blue and red. They optically mix to create purple. Continue reading