The Knot in the Verse
Saint Eliza Gardner
Saint Eliza Gardner is the human patron saint of artistry and crafts. She was fond of sewing and woodblock print, and dabbled in macrame and watercolor. She found beauty in the simplicity and discipline of craft, and encouraged all to share art. Themes in her work typically reflected childhood and the transition into adolescence. Cats also feature prominently. For her aesthetics was a communal offering. Eliza Gardner was one of the newest saints and reached out to the Army. She was canonized sixty two years ago after being killed in the Gash. She was an advocate for racial diversity and featured much mingling of the races in her work, though the Drow never featured, since none of them were ever introduced to Eliza.
She intervened when a seamstress punctured her thumb on her sewing machine, healing the wound and saving the work of the seamstress. Her Work is a mixed media mural now lost in the Everstorm. Few are brave enough to see her Work.