There is a fiber artist in the UK that stitches up wonderful stuff: you can see her things on Pinterest if you search for Thrift and Thread. This was inspired by her work.
I've always loved Folk Art of any kind and have a large book collection on the subject PLUS I used to teach at Calico Station where Cheri Safiote Payne was the owner...check out her blog as well.
It's a scrap of old worn quilt with simply cut and embroidered fabric flowers. Love it.