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Retirement gift for Miss Linda at the Lawrence Public Library

Made from pages of "Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry" by Mildred Taylor with signatures from the all the staff, vintage buttons, embroidery and velvet ribbon. Doll size. 2023
All photos by Susan Wolfe.

Mother's Day gift

Made from vintage and contemporary maps of the mother's hometown. Painted with gouache and embroidered with seed stitches, french knots and blanket stitches. Edged with Cinq Point de Venise heritage stitches. Doll sized. 2023
All photos by Susan Wolfe.

Granddaughter gift

Made from vintage and contemporary maps of the neighborhood the family lived in during their years in London.  Copious embroidery and paper illustrations. Edged with the Cinq Point de Venise Heritage stitch. Doll sized. 2022
All photos by Susan Wolfe.

Recreation of childhood dresses to give to Mum and Sister

Apple dress made with paper printed from a scan of the original fabric and gingham ribbon. Middle dress made from road maps of France with hand painted gouache stripes. Blue dress made from tiny cut outs of roses applied to gouache painted maps of France with lace trim. Doll sized. 2021
All photos by Susan Wolfe.