New York City’s Cooper Hewitt is highlighting their Fashioning Felt exhibit in a big way. My mind is now filled with ideas about the possibilities of felt.
“Fashioning Felt presents an extraordinary range of felt. From two-dimensional carpets to three-dimensional environments, each work reveals the virtuosity of both the material and the designers. The exhibition and book focus on felt that has been produced by traditional hand- or machine-felting processes; they exclude non-woven felt and techniques, in order to underscore the essential elements of feltmaking — wool fiber, agitation, moisture, and pressure.”
I fell for this Felt Ovoid Jacket and Empire Pant look. Isn’t this draped felt suit creative?
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Wow, just look at the exibit’s spectacular eye-popping “cell rugs” in neon brights.
Felt is a sustainable, soft, flexible and fun fabric! What are some fabulous and artistic felt creations you’ve made? Please share, perhaps it will end up on exhibit at a famous design museum one day, who knows?
Read more about felt crafts here:
Your Sweater!: A Felted Wool Tutorial : Crafting a Green World
And yet, the wool sweater you take home from the thrift store requires some work before it becomes that versatile wool felt. Here’s exactly the work you …
Felt Crafting Helps Close Recycling Loop – Eco-friendly Felt and 3 …
One of my favorite recycled craft supplies is Eco-fi-felt from Kunin Group that I used to make a Domo-Kun plush doll for my son.
Tools to Use: Felt : Crafting a Green World
..one of those materials that reminds me of my childhood. It brings me back to story time and felt boards.
Fabulous Fabrics: Recycled Felt (And More) From Hart’s Fabric …
recycled felt from soda bottles Kelly posted last week about natural alternatives to icky synthetic fiber..
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While I love almost all different kinds of fabric, I never really paid much mind to felt. As a clothing designer, the material just seemed limited until I saw this blog. It left me wanting to hear more.
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