Oh wow. To be half as creative as this. Nancy brought me her family's history as shown by the dairy farm. This is her husband's side of the family, and their trek across the US by wagon trail.. As before, if you lift up various elements, there is much more information hidden underneath.
For example, lift up the Teepee above, and you get to read the "book of remembrance" below.
Nancy has embroidered some of the state lines to indicate where the family was initially from, and then as they get closer to Oregon, she used orange thread to show their path.
|All of the animals are cut from faux fur fabric and glued down. They often have beads for eyes, or other types of fabric or embellishments to make them more lifelike.|
|Oh the details! If you pull the canvas covering apart, there is a photograph of one of the ancestors "driving" the wagon. Yes, the wheels all spin, and the rope and chains and bag of flour are all hanging from the side of the wagon.|