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Tatting and crochet work by Susan Martha Pope Smith

Tatting is the art of making lace using a special tool called a shuttle. In her later years Susan used her tatting skills as a pastime. One of her favorite patterns was a lace cross bookmark. The picture here is of two of her creations.

Photo contributed by Joann Nulik

Addtionally, Susan also did crochet work crosses. Following are two examples:


Photo contributed by Jerome Niebaum


This cross is fastened to a bronze copy of the Lord's Prayer.
It was attached to a photo of Wynant Watts, killed by a car/pedestrian accident in 1946.

Photo contributed by LaRue Watts