Such a simple idea, and she made hats out of them. I'm sure there are all sorts of things to be made from this great idea. Circular weaving --- so many creative options, using cardboard, yarn, & a yarn needle!
Buddhist Lotus Flower (Padma) According to Buddhist principles, the heart of a person who has not attained enlightenment is the embodiement of a lotus that has not blossomed yet. Once enlightenment has been reached their heart becomes a lotus in bloom.