Linen Napkin Notebook: “A Garden In My Heart”

Garden in my heart
Garden in my heart

The other night, after I had the awful dream,  I was laying in bed and  heard…

There’s a garden
in my heart
grows away my tears. 

…then I thought and my loneliness and fears.  I didn’t have much time the next morning when I went into my studio, our plans had changed and we were leaving a day early for our Thanksgiving trip to Vermont.  I had just enough time to make the outline of the tree.  It’s what I felt like drawing, it made me feel better.

I didn’t have a chance to get back to my studio till this morning.  I usually don’t work on Saturdays, but I had a great urge to finish this piece.    I had seen the pattern for the sun in a tablecloth during dinner at the Inn where we stayed.  Once I saw the pattern, I knew where the sun would go and I couldn’t wait to stitch it there. For once, the sun came out just as I imagined it.   I finished off the leaves and other details on the tree and changed the word tears to fears. Because that’s what this piece is really about.

Garden In My Heart”  is for sale. It’s about 18″x19″ and is stitched on a Linen Napkin.   It’s Sold $100 + $8 shipping.  If you have a garden in your heart and would like to buy this piece, just let me know.  You can email me here.


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