Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

Posted: April 12, 2012 in Art Quilts, Other Fiber Art
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This piece was accepted into “Tone it UP” opening May 11 at Pittsburgh Center for the Arts. The idea was to create on a theme that we are passionate about. I am passionate about lowering my carbon footprint, so I used plastic bags, cut them up and heat-fused them together. I used a simple, classic composition, but there is detail up close. The entire background is hand quilted, and there are words/images you can make out among the pieces of plastic.

  1. Drew Kail says:

    Congratulations. It is a beautiful work.


  2. Stella says:

    It’s great to see the evolution of this plastic bag fusing technique! I knew the minute you showed me the early experiments that it would end up becoming smoething fantastic!


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