Scraps from interior design projects and recycled fabrics that many would discard are given a new purpose by local fiber artist Kathleen Lewis. Sewing, hand-dyeing, melting, painting, rusting, printing and otherwise manipulating a variety of textures, she spawns decorative, whimsical creatures — including her sturdily crafted throw pillows that double as owls — and highly functional accessories like reversible hats, handbags and long-lasting articles of clothing. A selection of work from the artist’s Kenilworth-based company, Kathleen Lewis Designs, will be displayed in Woolworth Walk’s front gallery for the month of September, with a free meet-and-greet reception planned for Friday, Sept. 4, from 5 to 7 p.m. Visitors can also enter to win a raffle prize at the exhibit. woolworthwalk.com. Photo courtesy of the artist
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