• Abstract Tree Paintings on wood by Caroline Boylston of Spindleworks Art Center in Brunswick, Maine.  Acrylic paint on wood. Each piece sold separately but we do think they look fabulous as a set! Clockwise from left:
    • Large Green Tree: Framed 13" x 13"
    • Colorful Rainbow Tree: 8.5" x 5.5" on thick wood block
    • Light Blue background Tree: 4" square on thin wood
    • Dark Blue background Tree: 4" square on thin wood
    Spindleworks is a non profit art center for adults with disabilities in Brunswick, Maine whose mission is to help adults with disabilities achieve full and inclusive lives in their chosen community. The proceeds from this purchase go directly to support the artist and program supplies. “HANDICAP, I HEARD ABOUT IT BUT I AIN’T GOT IT NOW” – Rita Langlois This is probably one of the most famous lines written/spoken at Spindleworks, and so telling of the outlook of the artists here who break down stereotypes with their unique and wonderful view of the world and their expression of their place in it.
  • Blue Christmas Tree quilted wall hanging by Quilts by Natalie, Natalie Chandler of New Gloucester, ME. Natalie has been selling her quilted items in the Shaker Store for many years and is a close neighbor and friend of the Shakers. The Christmas tree is a wavy ribbon of fabric in batik, plaid, and printed patterns with a star on top! Measures approximately 28" x 18" and includes rear fabric tabs with dowel to easily hang and keep straight on your wall.  Includes fabric custom tag with image of this quilt and title.
  • Blueberry Wall Mail Basket made with ash splints, natural and hand dyed reed, hand painted ash strip, seagrass rim filler with metal scroll handle.  Handmade by Kathryn Polletto of Kennebunk Basketry in Kennebunk, ME. Measures approximately 9.5" tall, 1" wide on the bottom and flares out to 7" on top. Kathryn has been weaving baskets for over 35 years and is a 2021 Artisan featured in Early American Life Magazine's Directory of Traditional American Crafts.
  • Dwelling House at Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village. Photograph printed and mounted on premium hardboard and sealed & protected by tough, durable, and washable laminate in a matte finish.  This print is ph balanced and acid free, providing years of protection and a lifetime of enjoyment. Image is protected from UV light, moisture, dust and fingerprints. Measures 10" x 10".  Ready to hang. Photograph by Jamie Ribisi-Braley of Auburn, ME, who is also the Office Manager at Shaker Village and enjoys this view on a daily basis from her desk in the Girls' Shop.
  • Hand embroidered landscape scene of friends working in a garden together.  Handmade by Betty Carter at Spindleworks Art Center in Brunswick, Maine. Matted and framed, measures 17.5" x 15.25". Spindleworks is a non profit art center for adults with disabilities in Brunswick, Maine whose mission is to help adults with disabilities achieve full and inclusive lives in their chosen community. The proceeds from this purchase go directly to support the artist and program supplies. “HANDICAP, I HEARD ABOUT IT BUT I AIN’T GOT IT NOW” – Rita Langlois This is probably one of the most famous lines written/spoken at Spindleworks, and so telling of the outlook of the artists here who break down stereotypes with their unique and wonderful view of the world and their expression of their place in it.
  • Needle felted wall hanging of the Shaker Library Cupola. The Shaker Library is housed in what was formerly the Shaker Schoolhouse, giving you that iconic New England one-room school house roof view. Handmade by Janine Valliere, Echoes of New England, of Auburn, Maine.  Janine is also our Office Assistant at Shaker Village, bringing her love of all things Sabbathday Lake to her art work.  Purchasing this online, she is likely the one to fulfill your order while doing a happy dance! Measures approximately 12" x 9" with dowel hanger on reverse.  

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