past & present
near & far
‘Hands to work. Hearts to God.’
Shaker mops made from so-called ‘waste’
fabric pieces include chair and rug tape & old cloth
sleeping mats & ottomans made from ‘plarn’ aka recycled plastic shopping bags
Thanks to Shaker Museum | Mount Lebanon for the panel discussion about reuse and the necessity to make with one’s hands and use what we already have in hand.
As Jerry Grant noted, if you can end the day knowing that you made something, there is a satisfaction for both body and mind.
Find more information about The Alchemy of Re.Use on view until December 17 2023, HERE