I'm getting pieced tops ready for the next step and decided to use some of the Japanese fabrics I have. The silks and rayons are all kinds of weights and don't play together well. Batting and quilting will help.I want to do some hand stitching around the butterfly and bamboo.
I always loved this little piece and can see machine work on the flowers. Obi scraps tend to have problem areas and this has a worn section on the bottom right. I thought about trimming it off, but the proportions were wrong then, so I used an iron on stabilizer on the back and will quilt it in place to reinforce that area.