The usual excuses—
“I shouldn’t buy anymore fabric, if you saw the stash I already have”
“Yea! I just went through my fabric stash and got rid of so much stuff – now I can buy more”
“I don’t even know how to sew but I need at least 3 yards”
Well– read all about a woman about a woman who grew up with a textile hoarder
Her choice of material tells the story of her life growing up in the house of a hoarder. As a youth in Israel, Nedivi lived among cardboard boxes and plastic bags filled with clothes and pieces of junk collected by her mother, who appears as the image of an old woman in many of the artist’s mixed-media art.
Have you seen this on the MISSISSIPPI VALLEY TEXTILE MUSEUM website?
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I saw this first hand and became verklempt to put it mildly!!