Bullthistle Rags presents 19th century weavings

NORWICH – Kathryn McMahon, economic developer and fiber artist for Bullthistle Rags Enterprises, believes her community workshop, which is sponsored by Opportunities For Chenango in collaboration with Catholic Charities, is having a positive effect preparing citizens for future employment.

“Our objective was to use cast-off clothing not suitable for wear to create throw rugs,” said McMahon. “We’re utilizing manpower from social service organizations to provide training for job skills so that participants have a work history.”

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