Thursday, September 30, 2010

Smocking patterns - the decision (maybe)


Many thanks to those of you who weighed in - I was pretty much at the same place, I just wanted to make sure I wasn't off in left field!

To recap, the pattern is this:

To avoid any potentially uncomfortable situations, I will be replacing the not-actually-a-swastika with something else.  (A concession I'm totally OK with, but it grates me to no end that a perfectly fine (and ancient!) geometric pattern has been absconded with and made to have extremely negative connotations.)

Graphed out, the original looks like so:

I've come up with two alternate versions:


I'm kind of liking the second alternate.  What do you all think?

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