Colour & Stash: Where Ideas come from

 

Now, I’ve been thinking about red a lot. It is, after all, a strong classic colour that often shows up in winter collections.

I knew I wanted to make another little Rustica purse from my stash.

 

My son comes in, takes one look and says, “Cool! All you need is a bit of blue and it’ll be just like Paddington Bear’s host mom’s sweater!”

And sure enough:

Paddington-bears-mums-sweater
Image source: hookedonhouses.net

It’s not just amazing how good this kid’s memory is, or the fact that I had no clue. Rather, it underlined how creativity works.

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