Canadian artist Trish Raine, best know for her beautifully crafted hats, recently sat down with felt::feutre to answers questions about her inspirations and working process. Raine's work is part of felt::feutre's upcoming felting exhibition which will travel across North America and over to Europe. Trish uses our fast felting Short Fiber Merino Wool to create hats, jackets, tunics, shawls, and more!
Tijuana-born, L.A.-based artist Tanya Aguiñiga is known for her furniture that is covered with felt. For her "performance crafting" collaboration with Artbound, she trades place with her objects, and invites a group of workers to cover her from head-to-toe in felt.
The Los Angeles-based artist used C-1/Pelsull wool to felt covers for the chairs seen here. Her work explores the unseen attributes of objects we use on a daily basis. See more of her work at www.aguinigadesign.com.
We love keeping up with Trish Raine. Her one-of-a-kind wearable felt keeps us wanting more! A Canadian feltmaker of only 4 years, Trish uses our Short Fiber Merino Batts and silk to make hats, jackets, tunics, shawls and more. See more of her inspirational works here.
The August 2011 issue of W Magazine features a story about the French fashion house, Hermès and its collaboration with Mongolian feltmakers to create a seamless felted jacket for its Fall 2011 Ready-To-Wear Collection. According to W, "that jacket was one of the stand-out pieces in the fall collection, which is now being shipped to Hermès stores."
Nicole Chazaud Telaar knows how to put the fun in felt! Her beautiful, whimisical and one-of-a-kind felted upholstery is a joyful riot of color and form. See her works online and learn more about this exhuberant feltmaker.
NEFS gives a "shout out to Nordstrom for carrying handmade in America." Christa Halby's "Christa Louise Flower Chiffon Scarf" has made the big time and is being sold at Nordstrom's. This lovely silk and merino nuno felted scarf with a feathery soft flower detail is the perfect lightweight scarf for a cool summer night.
Elizabeth Rubidge's scarves are breathtaking. From transparent silk scarves patterned with nuno felted leaves to soft merino felted scarves with bold color and sculpted flowers, Elizabeth has us wanting more! See her felted works at The Felted Garden, and be inspired!