Love the way African textiles realized in collaboration with European manufacturers have been influencing Western output and ideas for the past few years in particular. Great floral, credits read, "Laura Wax," who I gotta look up.
Display bits of fabric that you like instead of keeping it in a box. Fabric is art in itself. You can find embroidery hoops all the time at garage sales and thrift shops! Maybe even paint the hoops to give a little color to the fabric hoop wall!