Photo by NAE @pomegranatetrail ©2011
Don't you love it when things fall into place all by themselves? Don’t you love to celebrate the serendipitous quality of life?! While looking through fabrics for Jude Hill's Whispering Hearts class in April, I found an old pillowcase from well over 20 years ago. The case itself is even older as it had once belonged to a great aunt. It is bright yellowing white, softer than it has a right to be and it holds a familiar scent that has remained unchanged all of these years. I embroidered the moon and stars when my daughter was very young and she slept with this soft comfort for many, many years of her childhood. Since I was focused on hearts, I spent a moment remembering and then tucked the pillowcase away again. I began to see hearts everywhere.
|On bread tags|
|On the back of cars|
|Extra threads from my mother's sewing box|
|A co-workers hand|
Now, May has brought me once again to a class with Jude: Whispering Sun Moon and Stars. And I think once again of that old soft cotton case, embracing its sudden reappearance. I just may use it in the very near future!