After thinking more about my up-cycling project, I decided to let the fabric inspire me into a sketch that makes it serve a purpose. While looking at the clothings I had, I felt the Sherpa jacket lining was begging me to reincarnate it as a polar bear. I then quickly started sketching the bear. I needed a background that compliments the bear.
I, then, channeled the surreal collage images aesthetic and added mountains. I always thought this aesthetic to be fascinating and eye-catching and I think making a fabric version of this type of art will bring it to life. I thought this aesthetic is more fitting of the material used because of excessive use of layering contrasting colors.
Finally, I decided to use my Photoshop skills to fill in my sketch using the image swatches I had to make a prototype that looks like this: