24" x 18" x 5"

as I became aware of the plastic waste washing up on beaches worldwide, I considered my own consumption. the plastic water bottle was obvious but I was dismayed by the quantity of little pieces of plastic waste in my life, even as I considered myself an eco-friendly consumer. I soon began stitching the waste to fabric, as a visual reminder to cut back. the piece grew and grew and grew as I realized plastic waste, on any scale, is endless…
hand-dyed cotton and silk fabrics, timtex, perle cotton, plastic waste

photo credit: Joe MacDonald, Digital Grange