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Stunning Quilts Made Entirely From Used Envelopes By Carey Dunne

Brooke Feldman

Quilting and snail mail: two things that, in the day of “smart blankets” and e-everything, seem quaint and grandmotherly. But artist Stephen Sollins’s quilts, made entirely from paper envelopes, are anything but. His stunning modern take on the traditional art of quilting features eye-popping patterns that appear 3-D. These painstakingly crafted large-scale pieces prove that geometry doesn’t have to be dull and that recycling-bin rubbish can be reborn as art.

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