Pattern Making Workshop this weekend…and a bit of last month’s fun, if you missed it!

A lot of you have been asking for workshops to learn how to make something with our ever growing mountain of reclaimed fabric, so we are really excited about our recent line up of local textile-based artists. Our next workshop will be with our current reCreate Featured artist and Theatrical Costume Designer Heidi Barr, whose amazing costumes and designs are on display this month in our gallery: Pattern Making Basics – Have a simple favorite garment you’d like to replicate? Heidi can show you how without destroying the original! – Want to get to know your machine and do a great sewing project? … Continue reading

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Marble Fence!

Kevin Dietrich bought bulk marbles from The Resource Exchange for a really creative project… …what a cool way to let light filter through this fence, and a great example of creative reuse, thanks for sharing, Kevin!

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The Resource Exchange + FringeArts (Ombelico Mask Ensemble)

Ombelico Mask Ensemble‘s FringeArts piece Flim Flam Phantom Sham is playing this weekend in Liberty Lands Park. Why are we telling you this? Well, because… 1. it’s a super-fun-laugh-out-loud-bring-the-family-and-a-picnic kinda show 2. It’s FREE – that’s right! And during Fringe, we all know how much free theatre is appreciated. 3. And…YOU GUESSED IT! The production uses reclaimed scenic materials from The Resource Exchange! This fun outdoor production with a small scale set uses a bunch of fake foliage that the re team salvaged from the set of a major motion picture. Ombelico was also able to use a piece of … Continue reading

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