Happy Tuesday! Today's post is brief...the weather is perfect and I need to take advantage of it in the garden.
Are you seeing butterflies in your garden yet? I haven't seen a one. Not in my garden, or the neighborhood or even at the park.
I asked this question at the luncheon yesterday and Kathy who lives in the neighboring city has sighted some. It's very weird to me that it is almost July and we don't have any yet.
Anyway, in the spirit of butterflies, I thought I would post this lovely. It's a top that was perhaps meant to be made into a pillow. The blocks are little silk premiums that were sold in packs of tobacco at the turn of the century. Women used them often in their quilts--especially the flannel ones. The majority of them are butterflies and moths, set with ribbon and embroidery on the sashes:
Some other motifs: