Gimp is a bitmap program and Inkscape is a vector program.One is about pixels and the other is about mathematical formulae.
For someone who didn't grow up with computers as I've said before, computer language very often seems like gobbledegook.
To make matters worse, English is not my first language.
It took me ages to understand what it all meant and how to use it.
So, thanks to Roman who taught me, here is my first vector drawing.
Maleleuca Nesophyla and New Holland Honey Eater
I have ordered a fabric sample from Spoonflower, but it hasn't arrived yet.