The panels are all intricate applique work depicting the verses of the famous Christmas carol.
10 lords a leaping,
Miss Martha also made these three pretty maids all in a row.
Miss Margaret created two very interesting dolls with baskets to hold her favorite Scentsy flameless candles. The candles come in a variety of fragrances. This lady in red was inspired by the “romance” scent.
With her fiery red curls she looks powerful enough to cup the whole 'round world in her hands.
Angela Ferguson’s piece was a very interesting commission. A lady had asked her to create a mermaid doll for her sister-in-law who had won a prestigious poetry award.
Here is Nikky Finney's 2011 National Book Award in Poetry acceptance speech:
"Can the camera smell?" she asks as she talks about her favorite Black Feet pencils: