These Grandmother's Flower Garden quilt blocks are another find from my recent trip to Magpie. On the shelf they didn't look like much—some of the blocks were missing from the center and some of the fabrics are damaged. But I fell in love with the gorgeous 1940s floral and geometric prints and was able to see past the flaws. All of us who love vintage have that ability, I think.
I'll take the blocks apart at some point—probably some cold night this winter in front of the television. Part of me feels guilty for watching tv at all—it's such a time-sucking activity—so I like to do something useful while watching.
Lately I've been watching the new series Mad Men on AMC. Love the costumes (amazing dresses) and atmosphere (cocktails in the office if you can believe that!) And, if you don't get what the big deal is about feminism, watch just to see what things used to be like in the early 60s.