Ragged Heart, 2008.

Fabric, embroidery thread, needle felted heart, and cotton,

19 x 17 inches.

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About This Artwork: I created this doll while I sat beside my dying father in a hospice facility. It represented my love flowing over that I couldn't express to him in words, but he never noticed that I was making it. That was okay with me. It is not sad. I wasn't making it for him. I was only making it to feel the love.