“The Beautiful Blindness of Devotion sees a painted girl with eyes closed in prayer while The Briar Rose is a human rambling rose appearing to grow from the stonework.”
(Source: Daily Mail)
Every night before I sleep I close my eyes and say a prayer for my family. It’s only fitting that as a lacemaker I spare a small selfish prayer and utter the age old creed of my craft, “Lord, let me grow old like beautiful lace, cherished and treasured and cared for with grace.”
" … As the pieces come together, help me sew seams that are straight, so that nothing tears apart or unravels; and when it does, show me where and how to patch with just the right touch… "
The Seamstress’ Prayer by Jay Hanley