Done here in mosaic tiles, this would be great done in fabric!
Trompe l'oeil fishpond mosaic in Bedford Road, Croydon by mosaic artist Gary Drostle. I love the shadows under the fish - really creates depth. Nice movement in the water as well
Hearst Castle / California. The indoor mosaic-tiled pool is inspired by Roman baths.
mosaic spiral swirl pattern for walkway
a paper-pieced alphabet