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Recycled To Art

When Sylvia Vehemeier of The Mill Furnishings pulls discontinued upholstery fabric from her display racks, she doesn't expect them to boomerang back into her shop again. But they do! Reborn into pillows handcrafted by an artistic local sheep farmer, the recycled squares reappear in her gift shop, The South Door.

When first asked if she would donate the 16-inch squares to local artist Aby Breed, Vehemeier immediately said yes. "I love the idea of keeping these beautiful fabrics out of the landfill," said Vehemeier "And I also enjoy supporting small, local businesses." Vehemeier has several loca...


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