Saturday, May 21, 2011

Opinions please-- up or down?

Which way is "up" on this fabric?  I was gonna make this into a medieval outfit.  (I know it's about as authentic as a zipper, but it's what's in my stash and it's about to become medieval.)

So should the pattern be oriented this way...



or this? 
Addendum, "the child"  who thinks it should face down, says it WAS designed to be up, but looks better down.
Rephrase:  does it look better up or down?   :-) 

5 comments:

wendylf said...

My daughter and I think "up." It's really pretty fabric.

Dj said...

I agree with "the child". :-)

dichotomyof said...

ooh -both ways are beautiful - the down looks like gorgeous scales...

Dj said...

What did you decide?

Janel said...

Right now I'm leaning towards down.
It seemed to my eyes distinctly "upside-down" that way, but I did prefer it! I thought the wrongness I felt might be a right-brain left-brain thing, that might not bother other people, that's why I asked for opinions.
If others think it's okay down, then I'll probably go with down.
I loved the "gorgeous scales" comment, that's kinda what I was thinking, mermaid scales would point down towards the feet :-)
Thanks to you all!