Crochet bags – from plastic

I have been crocheting with plastic bags for over a year now and have become obsessed with creating and designing attractive bags for every day use. (I have ‘plarn’ – plastic yarn patterns available in my store) These bags are strong, durable, different, eye catching, perfect for supermarket trips and moving your stuff around town!…

YES to plastic!

Yes to reducing, reusing and recycling plastic bags that is! In 2020, New York City, (where I live), will transition into a plastic bag free world! I am very excited about this, and I have ideas to reduce, reuse, recycle plastic bags by creating temporary art installations using this maligned item from our daily lives….

Plastic bag yarn – Workshops!!!

I was delighted to be invited by New York Public Library to hold a series of six workshops in 2019 at four different branch locations in the Bronx and Manhattan. So…… Let’s make Plarn! Plastic yarn made from plastic bags. Local Bronx artist Ruth Marshall will teach you how to crochet using this FREE yarn…

Art Recycled

I was glad to be back at Morris Park Library in the Bronx to run a new program funded by Bronx Council on the Arts through New York State Council on the Arts. ‘Art Recycled‘ was all about reuse, reduce, recycle, an environmentally friendly art program that was FREE. You know all of those plastic…