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Kristie Landry’s Scrap Fabric Works

Check out these reuse ideas by artist and regular at the Resource Exchange Kristie Landry. She sewed together trim and fabric scraps from the Resource Exchange to make a banner and purses. These are great examples of reuse at work in daily life. You can find many varieties of fabric, trim, ribbon, yarn, and rope within our store that you can use to design your own accessories and decorations. You too can add personal flair to your surroundings that’s unique and affordable.

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Assemblage Success!

Last Sunday’s Mixed Media Assemblage workshop with Bethany Rose Rusen was a great event!  Here are some pictures of the workshop and the artists’ works  in progress…   Bethany’s proposal for the workshop seemed like a perfect idea for our store, and the actual event still managed to go above and beyond my expectations. What made the event such as success is that everyone’s boxes managed to utilize all the beautiful but seemingly useless odds and ends around the store. The boxes were filled with odd objects such as felt fabric offcuts, a cracked reed for a clarinet or saxaphone, … Continue reading

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The PAC + The Resource Exchange

We’re looking forward to joining The Philadelphia Artist Collective [PAC] for their production of Shakespeare’s Timon of Athens.   Knowing the PAC, it will be a great show. It’s especially nice to have a chance to see one of Shakespeare’s lesser-produced works on stage. And I may not be able to identify the lumber or event furniture that Director and Co-Scenic Designer Dan Hodge picked up at The Resource Exchange, but I’ll have fun seeking out the recognizable pieces that left our shop in the arms of Co-Scenic and Costume Designer Katherine Fritz. But beyond this production, we love the … Continue reading

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