I call it "Painted Feathers." Mostly because it was inspired by a palette of these pretty awesome painted feathers:
Pretty original, huh? :) Sidebar: does anyone else dutifully follow @freepeople on IG? ...I'm a bit overzealous with the "like" button myself.
And if you follow yours truly on IG, you've likely seen the paper-pieced painted sections underway...
...And the inspiration for the quilting:
Clearly I have an easier time with pencil and paper, but I'm happy to report that the needle, thread and I are working through it...
As you can see from the illustration below, the rectangular "feather motif" blocks are entirely interchangeable, so you can mix and match blank and painted blocks as your heart desires:
|P.S. Our do. Good Believe Circle is sewing up some neutral-fuchsia-gray wispiness this month, so stay tuned! :)|
And the unpainted block doubles as a "blank canvas," so you can adorn it with any design of your choosing. (Just like having your own paintbrush in hand!) Or you can choose from one of the motifs I've sketched out for you: