This is a project I've been working on forever. I hope to get it done this summer, but who knows. I've been having so much fun working on it I'm not sure that I want to finish it! I was inspired by a pattern in The New Crewel by Katherine Shaughnessy. (It's a great book!)
I took a pattern from her book, expanded it and changed the colors to match an afghan that my grandmother made:
Here's what I have so far. I plan to make this into a throw pillow when I finally finish the flowers.