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O-riginal Art Activities: Found Object Broom Sculpture Inspired by Friendswood Brooms

Español abajo Get inspired by nature and create a paper broom sculpture. Using natural wood or antler handles, the Gates family wraps and binds the broomcorn using traditional techniques inspired by Shaker and Appalachian designs. The Gates family practices a technique of binding dating back to the 1790s, using just one nail and pressure to wrap…

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